Next time you’re looking for a summer dessert that everyone is sure to love, look no further than this strawberries and cream icebox pie. It is a true summer staple, the icebox pie is made with fresh summer strawberries and then has a creamy filling that cools to be almost like an ice cream cake, it’s an all around amazing pie, and best part is that it is a no-bake dessert!
I’ve always loved strawberry desserts. When I was growing up my mother used to make us each our favorite kind of cake for our birthdays. While my sisters would always opt for a chocolate cake (like this raspberry and chocolate layer cake) I would always want something with strawberries. Even my wedding cake had strawberries in it! I’m a strawberry fiend! So clearly I’m ALL about desserts and pies that include strawberries, like this strawberries and cream icebox pie.
I think my favorite thing (besides the flavor combination) about this pie is that it is a no bake pie. No preheating the oven and baking something, no sitting in the kitchen sweating as the temperature inside reaches the high of the temperatures outside The only thing one does is boil the strawberries so they get all soft and syrupy, and then one mixes the cream layer together while the strawberries are cooking.
The whole pie takes all of 15 minutes to put together, then one just lets it set it the refrigerator (or ‘icebox’ if we’re being retro and cool like that) for a few hours (or overnight) and then viola, strawberries and cream icebox pie perfection.
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I usually end up making this pie the night before events I bring this to. It’s really nice to be able to make a dessert ahead of time and then day of the event not need to worry about a thing.
Do you see the Mexican street corn salad in the picture above? That is also a bring-along favorite!
The next time you’re looking for a crowd pleasing summer dessert, definitely make this strawberries and cream icebox pie to bring along!