Mini Chocolate Wafer Cakes

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


8 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
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
Mini Chocolate Wafer Cakes Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  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.

Nutrition Facts

1 cake: 251 calories, 19g fat (11g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 121mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.