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Sweet pleasures

Photo de l'auteur Denise Robillard


This cake is from my childhood!

Adriana Luu – Studio Kay

Icebox cake

This is a quick no-bake recipe.

Interesting facts

You will be licking your fingers as you make this recipe!



Prep time

15 minutes


  Ingredients Quantitites
store-bought butter cookies (Village brand, if possible) 900 g (2 lbs)
powdered sugar 900 g (2 lbs)
cocoa powder 30 ml (2 tablespoons)
warm strong coffee (liquid, not instant powder) 180 ml (¾ cup)
melted butter 30 ml (2 tablespoons)
eggs, beaten 2
nuts To taste


  1. In a large bowl, break the cookies into small pieces using your hands.
  2. Add the sugar and cocoa powder to the cookie chunks.
  3. Add the melted butter, vanilla and coffee. Mix well.
  4. Add the beaten eggs and knead with your fingers until a dough forms.
  5. Scoop the mixture into a wax paper-lined baking dish with a lid.
  6. Top with nuts (optional) and press the dough evenly into the dish.
  7. Let stand in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before cutting into pieces.
  8. Cut into squares and store in an airtight container.
    Note: the dough should be quite firm, not too runny and not too dry. If needed, add a little more coffee or a few more cookies.

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