Dessert Recipes Using Cake


  • 1 pound cake, broken into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 cups whipped cream
  • Hershey's chocolate syrup
  • 2 cans sliced peaches, drained or 4-6 fresh peaches, sliced


Layer pound cake and peaches; cover with whipped cream; drizzle with chocolate syrup. Repeat this procedure three times. Chill completely before serving. Best if made with fresh peaches lightly sugared.

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November 17, 2010

Stale cake makes great trifle. Just slice up your cake, pile on a dish, and leave it to soak for a couple of hours in either some kind of sweet alcohol like cointreau, sweet sherry, or port OR fruit juice OR strong coffee with sugar.

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Prepare cake mix and pudding mix according to package directions. When cool, break 1/2 the cake into a large punch bowl. Layer 1/2 of each of the other ingredients into bowl in the order given.

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For cake, prepare cake mix according to package directions. Divide batter evenly between two 8 or 9 inch greased and floured cake pans. Bake according to package directions.

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February 13, 2008

I shall be glad to have a recipe or two for making an uncooked cake or dessert using cake crumbs.

Thank you.

Hafee from Colombo, Sri Lanka.


February 13, 20080 found this helpful

Snowball Cake
1 can crushed pineapple, reserve juice
2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
1 cup sugar
juice of one lemon
3 envelopes Dream Whip
1 lg. angel food cake
1 box coconut

Drain pineapple and reserve juice. Mix 4 Tbs cold water with gelatin and add 1 cup boiling water and 1 cup of reserved juice. Add pineapple, sugar, lemon juice. Mix. Chill until partially jelled. Whip 2 envelopes Dream Whip according to pkg. directions. Add to gelatin mixture. Line a 4 quart bowl with wax paper. Pinch angel food cake into small bits and place cake and gelatin mixture in bowl in alternate layers until all is used. Chill overnight. Turn out on a flat plate and spread with remaining Dream Whip and sprinkle with coconut.

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February 13, 20080 found this helpful


cherry pie filling
chocolate cake crumbs
whipped cream
chocolate sprinkles
maraschino cherries for garnish

In parfait glasses, layer ingredients in the following order: pie filling, cake, pie filling, whipped cream, sprinkles, cherry.

You can make this with any pie filling and any cake. In America the combination of cherries, chocolate, and cream(or vanilla) is usually called "Black Forest" -- don't know why.

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By Clown (Guest Post)
February 14, 20080 found this helpful

One idea is a take on the Scottish Broken Biscuit Cake. Instead of using biscuit (cookie) crumbs, you could try using the cake crumbs. I would wait until they are stale to make this:

One pound plain chocolate
One pound of butter or firm margarine
One pound broken mixed biscuits (or cake crumbs)
Half pound chopped mixed roasted nuts
One teaspoon vanilla a essence (extract)

Melt the butter and chocolate together and stir. Mix in the well broken biscuits, nuts and essence/extract and pour into a 10" by 15" baking tin, lined with greaseproof paper (vegetable parchment). Smooth to a level top and leave it to set. Cut into fingers (literally a finger thick).

Good Luck!

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