Kentucky bourbon and chocolate wafers in a melt-in-your-mouth, no-bake confection? We can’t think of a better way to celebrate this year’s Derby.

(Southern Living)
(Southern Living)

This icebox cake from Southern Living features Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers and a homemade bourbon-butterscotch pudding. Dig in.

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You will need:


  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • 3 cups milk
  • 4 large eggs
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 cups dark brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • ¼ cup bourbon
  • 64 chocolate wafers

Sweetened whipped cream topping

  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar

Get the full recipe here.

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