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Jaffa Icebox Cake

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Jaffa Icebox Cake
Servings 6 squares
Author 2pots2cook

Ingredients

  • Ingredients for the chocolate pudding:
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 ½ Tbsp bitter cocoa
  • 2 cups milk, dairy or non-dairy
  • Ingredients for the orange jelly:
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 2 ½ Tbsp pectin + 4 Tbsp sugar
  • 18 butter cookies, 2.5 x 2 inches each
  • Roasted almonds to garnish, if desired

Instructions

  1. In a medium-sized pot, mix the chocolate pudding ingredients and boil for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  2. Leave aside to cool completely.
  3. In another pot, boil the orange jelly ingredients for 3 minutes.
  4. Lay the first layer of cookies on the bottom of the dish. Cut the cookies if necessary (as seen on the photo).
  5. While the jelly is still warm, spread 7 Tbsp of it over the cookies.
  6. Carefully spread 4 Tbsp of chocolate pudding over the jelly.
  7. Repeat steps 4 – 6 two more times.
  8. Chill for at least four hours.