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.

Holiday Refrigerator Cake


  • 1/2 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.


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