I have a question about the recipe "Red Velvet Icebox Cake" from Anna Hezel. I'm surprised that there's no leavening included in this recipe. Is this an error?
Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)
Kristen is the Creative Director of Food52
I don't believe it is -- the recipe was based off this Martha Stewart ice cream sandwich cookie, which also has no leavener: http://www.marthastewart...
An icebox cake is traditionally made with wafer cookies and whipped cream. The cookies absorb moisture from the whipped cream and soften during refrigeration. I assume the "cake" layers in this recipe are meant to come out thin and flat like wafers rather than light like a cake.
Bookmark me for later.
The Ultimate Guide to a Clean Stove
No-Recipe Coffee Cake
Don't Miss the Hits
Trader Joe’s Snacks We Love
Chill All Day