Holiday Refrigerator Cake


This cake is great for the one who likes to try something a little different. Serve plain or with whipped cream. Substitute lemon juice for the sherry if you prefer.

1 loaf cake


  • ½ pound marshmallows, quartered

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs

  • 1 cup chopped candied cherries

  • 1 cup chopped candied pineapple

  • 1 cup dates, pitted and chopped

  • 1 cup chopped salted pecans

  • 2 teaspoons orange zest

  • 2 teaspoons sherry


  1. Heat marshmallows and cream over low heat, folding over and over until marshmallows are half melted. Remove from heat, and continue folding until mixture is smooth and fluffy. Cool.

  2. Add 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs, fruit, nuts, orange rind and sherry to the marshmallows. Stir to combine.

  3. Sprinkle a buttered loaf pan with 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs, then pour the marshmallow concoction over crumbs. Chill thoroughly.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

384 Calories
18g Fat
57g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 384
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 145mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 42g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 33mg 3%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 183mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.