This easy and affordable Pink Sherbet Cake dessert can quickly become your favorite go-to recipe. It is delicious and boasts with a ton of variations in its decoration, color scheme and even the filling.
There are days during the year when we want to give a gift of our heart and true feelings. The Valentine’s Day gift idea could be a hand-made craft or an easy recipe baked in your own kitchen. I love a cool and refreshing taste of this Valentine’s Day sherbet cake that you can prepped in no time. Just allow time for freezing, but the rest won’t take a lot of your effort.
The pink and red colors in this Valentine’s Day dessert are so appropriate. This cold dessert will melt anybody’s heart away. First, because you made this sweet recipe. Second, thanks to its tasty ingredients.
This cool sherbet cake is made with whipped cream of your choosing and delicious Nilla Wafers. These light and porous wafers easily absorb any frosting, cream or pudding filling.
Line Up the Cooking Tools for Your Sherbet Dessert
There are just a few things you will need to make this delicious sherbet cake.
Use a glass baking pan that will freeze and hold your cake nicely in the freezer. You can get one HERE.
To beat up the whipping cream and sugar, you will definitely need any hand mixer or a full-fledged mixer for your baking needs. I love my Kitchen Aid hand-held mixer that I use for easy recipes like this one. It’s available HERE.
Silicone spatula – these are durable and great for baking, cooking, mixing. You get 4 spatulas in one set! In addition, these spatulas will last forever, as they have a strong stainless steel core. You can buy them HERE.
These Mixing Bowls will last you a lifetime by OXO. You can use them for mixing during recipe prep and also for making salads. This is a true investment into quality cooking tools. You can get these bowls HERE.
Versatile Valentine’s Day Sherbet Cake
I’ll let you in to my little secret. Sometimes I need to come up with a quick dessert for a party or get-together. If I am missing Nilla Wafers in my kitchen pantry, I go after any cookies I’ve got on hand. Graham cookies will be great for this dessert recipe for your Valentine’s Day or Mother’s Day or Easter celebration.
Substituting the color of the sherbet filling and the type of the crust will allow you to have a versatile dessert recipe in your cook book library.
I like simple crumbles on top of my pink sherbet dessert. But when I have a special occasion, I decorate this sherbet cake to the max!
Cake Decor Ideas for A Sherbet Cake Recipe
You can use fresh strawberries, blackberries, raspberries to add the flair and the emotional color to your celebrated occasion. Or you can just allow the Pink color of the filling to speak for itself.
I use this recipe for Easter and a lot of birthday parties. Depending on the theme and occasion, and use a lot of seasonal berries, chocolate and colorful sprinkles for a decorative topping.
One more idea to this pink cake – a Baby Shower. Get excited here, as you can make this dessert quickly and easily to celebrate this occasion in a festive way. I can’t tell you how much this pink sherbet dessert is popular among the goers to the baby revealing party!
Pink Sherbet Cake Dessert
This pink sherbet cake can be an easy way to say 'I Love You' on Valentine's Day or any day you celebrate an occasion.
- 1½ cup whipping cream
- ¼ cup sugar
- ½ tsp organic vanilla
- 11 oz box Nilla Wafers finely crushed
- 1½ quart sherbet softened
Beat the whipping cream with the sugar and vanilla until fairly stiff.
In medium bowl, combine 1 cup of the whipped whipping cream with the crushed Nilla Wafers. Reserve 1 cup of the Nilla Wafer crumbs for the top.
Spray the bottom of a 9 x 13 glass pan with small amount of water and press the cookie crust mixture on the bottom.
Spread softened sherbet over the crust evenly.
Spread remaining whipped whipping cream over sherbet.
Sprinkle remaining Nilla Wafer crumbs over the top and place the glass pan into the freezer for at least 3 hours.
Serve when you are ready to enjoy this pink sherbet cake dessert.
Chocolate Desserts for the Valentine’s Day
If you truly cannot live without chocolate, I’ve got some amazing chocolate sweet options outside this sherbet dessert to tantalize your taste buds. Just peak into the recipe description, and you will want to swipe these recipes for yourself and your Valentine!
Imagine chocolate ganache and fresh plump raspberries. This chocolate dessert is a genuine aphrodisiac and can be enjoyed in small portions.
If you are after Gluten FREE chocolate dessert, you’ll enjoy the bite-size delectable cakes that will steal your taste buds!