Easy No-bake Filipino Desserts perfect for Christmas and New year

December 12, 2017
(Last Updated On: December 21, 2017)

Easy No-bake Filipino Desserts for your Noche Buena or Media Noche

It’s the start of a big holiday week, and if you’re still looking for last minute desserts, try making these no-bake Filipino desserts! It could be a thoughtful gift that you can bring to your family’s Noche Buena, especially those with a sweet tooth! We know that it can sometimes be tough to find a present that is both practical, hopeful, and unique, but making a dessert for everybody to munch this Christmas could be perfect!

And keep in mind that shopping is probably the busiest this time of the year. The holidays are in full swing and we’re pretty sure your schedules are packed with so many events. But with these easy no-bake desserts with ingredients so easy to find, your Christmas has never been merrier.

Easy No Bake Filipino Desserts


1] Mango Float Recipe

Mango float is definitely the top well-loved and super easy no-bake Filipino dessert. As everybody knows, it is made of fresh, sweet and juicy slices of mangoes floating in condensed milk flavored cream in Graham crackers canvas. It can be prepared a day ahead and can be chilled until it’s dessert time.

Mango Float RecipeMango Float Recipe


2] Black Forest Icebox Cake Recipe

Even if you are no chef, this is something you could make! This Black Forest Icebox Cake is a combination of a cream filling, a layer of either cookies, graham crackers or wafers and your favorite garnish which could be chocolate curls or whole cherries on top to add a regal flair it rightly deserves.

Black Forest Icebox Cake RecipeBlack Forest Icebox Cake Recipe

3] Rocky Road Icebox Cake Recipe

If you need something super quick and easy to take to a party, but you also want it to be fab, then you should make this rocky road icebox cake. Make a no-bake rocky road treat full to the brim with marshmallows, chocolate, cookies and more! Refrigerate it until needed.

Rocky Road Icebox Cake RecipeRocky Road Icebox Cake Recipe


4] Ube Langkasuy Icebox Cake Recipe

No baking required for this fruity-licious chilled dessert. Just layer some graham crackers, fill it with cream mixed with ube extract and condensed milk and top with ‘langka’ or jackfruit and ‘kasuy’ or cashews. Then indulge in all of the ube langkasuy goodness!

Ube Langkasuy Icebox Cake RecipeUbe Langkasuy Icebox Cake Recipe


5] Tiramisu Recipe

Although tiramisu is a classic Italian dessert, it is a much-loved recipe by Filipinos. It is a silky rich delicacy made of whipped cream, mascarpone cheese and ladyfingers dipped in coffee liqueur for a boozy and indulgent flavor. Slice after slice, row after row, this tiramisu is sure to do all the talking.

Tiramisu Recipe Tiramisu Recipe


6] Fruit Cocktail Ice Box Cake Recipe

The Filipino’s favorite fruit cocktail is not just exclusive to our all-time favorite fruit salad. It can also be an easy no-bake cake by layering it with luscious whipped cream and condensed milk. Don’t miss the explosion of flavor from the different fruits to the frosting only this icebox cake have.

Fruit Cocktail Ice Box Cake RecipeFruit Cocktail Ice Box Cake Recipe


7] Mocha Cookie Crumble Icebox Cake Recipe

This is a super quick and easy dessert to make. Just layer the graham crackers. Fill it with the whipped cream with coffee and cocoa powder. Make it crumbly with crushed cookies and chocolate chips, and drizzle with chocolate syrup. It is a dream of a dessert indeed.

Mocha Cookie Crumble Icebox Cake RecipeMocha Cookie Crumble Icebox Cake Recipe


8] Ube Cheese Icebox Cake Recipe

Try this decadent Filipino take on the icebox cake for a dessert that is sure to impress. Mix and layer ladyfingers, whipped cream, condensed milk, ube or purple yam extract, and finish it with cheddar cheese on top. Super yum and relatively easy to prepare!

Ube Cheese Icebox Cake recipeUbe Cheese Icebox Cake Recipe


9] Pineapple Cherry Icebox Cake Recipe

Are you looking for an impressive looking dessert that’s easy to make and perfect for the holidays? Try this festive layered dessert of wafers, cream cheese, instant pudding, condensed milk, lemon juice and of course the stars of this dessert – crushed pineapple and sweet cherries!

Pineapple Cherry Icebox Cake RecipePineapple Cherry Icebox Cake Recipe


10] Ube Macapuno Icebox Cake Recipe (Coming Soon )

If you’re looking for a 5-ingredient fix this Christmas, this mouth watering frozen dessert recipe is just perfect! It is made of layers of ube and macapuno sandwiched in between graham crackers, cookies or wafers – your choice! This is the kind of dessert which can be prepared easily.


Try our Maja Blanca Series

1] Maja Blanca Recipe

Maja Kalabasa Recipe is a great snack for the whole family, particularly for the kids who don’t eat veggies; it is a perfect way to sneak in some healthy ingredients to their dessert without them knowing that they have actually eaten some vegetables.

Maja Blanca RecipeMaja Blanca Recipe


2] Maja Kalabasa Recipe

Maja Kalabasa Recipe is a great snack for the whole family, particularly for the kids who don’t eat veggies; it is a perfect way to sneak in some healthy ingredients to their dessert without them knowing that they have actually eaten some vegetables.

Maja Kalabasa RecipeMaja Kalabasa Recipe


3] Fruity Maja Blanca Recipe

This new Fruity Maja Blanca Recipe version is healthier because of the added fruits and is now my all time favorite,  I have tasted a lot of Maja Blanca before, but this recipe is the best. Everyone in the family loved it!

Fruity Maja Blanca RecipeFruity Maja Blanca Recipe


4] Ube Maja Blanca Recipe

Ube Maja Blanca Recipe is a very delicious Filipino Dessert, a delightful combo of Ube and creamy Coconut Milk…

Ube Maja Blanca RecipeUbe Maja Blanca Recipe

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  • Reply
    Julie Plagens
    January 30, 2018 at 8:59 am

    Wow! This is the go to blog for desserts. I’m glad to know about this.

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    Terry Poage

    March 15, 2017 at 3:04 pm

    I love No Bake Desserts and these all look so good. Thanks fro sharing.

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    Calvin F.

    February 9, 2017 at 6:09 pm

    Nice and easy to make a tasty dessert.

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    Erica B

    January 17, 2017 at 2:20 pm

    Anything black forest is a win. 🙂

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    Jennifer Davis

    January 16, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    Everything looks so delicious!! Thanks for sharing such yummy recipes

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    January 14, 2017 at 2:40 pm

    These recipes look so yummy. I had not heard of them but I am going to have to make this soon. The mango float will be my first one. It sounds delicous.

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    maria roselle mendoza

    January 14, 2017 at 3:47 am

    it looks so delicious… the whole family is craving for it… They’ve seen thru the internet when i was browsing….. thanks for sharing …

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    Amber Ludwig

    January 11, 2017 at 3:53 pm

    Oh my!! They all look so amazing!! Seriously delish!! I love that there’s no baking involved lol!!

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    January 9, 2017 at 1:38 pm

    Love no bake desserts & these seem so delicious! Thanks!

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    Dana Rodriguez

    January 9, 2017 at 11:56 am

    Rocky Road Icebox Cake Recipe looks so good!

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