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Mini Chocolate Wafer Cakes

 Mini Chocolate Wafer Cakes
I first made these cakes for a friend when I lived in the dorms at college and had no access to appliances. Little did I know I would be making them 20 years later for my children! — Lara Pennell, Mauldin, South Carolina
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling


  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 24 chocolate wafers
  • Chocolate syrup
  • Heart-shaped sprinkles


  • In a large bowl, beat the cream, cocoa, sugar and vanilla until soft
  • peaks form. Arrange eight wafers on the bottom of a foil-lined
  • 9-in.-square baking pan. Spoon or pipe about 2 tablespoons cream
  • mixture onto each. Repeat layers twice, making eight stacks.
  • Refrigerate, covered, overnight.
  • To serve, transfer to dessert plates. Drizzle with chocolate syrup;
  • top with sprinkles. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cake equals 251 calories, 19 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 61 mg cholesterol, 121 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.