Mini Chocolate Wafer Cakes Recipe
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Mini Chocolate Wafer Cakes Recipe

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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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 24 chocolate wafers
  • Chocolate syrup
  • Heart-shaped sprinkles

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.


  1. 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.
  2. To serve, transfer to dessert plates. Drizzle with chocolate syrup; top with sprinkles. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Mini Chocolate Wafer Cakes in Taste of Home February/March 2013

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Reviewed Apr. 25, 2016

"I will be making this again."

Reviewed Feb. 4, 2013

"Love it! This recipe is so easy to make and so delish.."

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