Saying the name of this sweet is a mouthful! But it is such a good, cool, summer dessert, that the long name makes up for it. This ice box dessert is nice because you can make it as homemade as you like, or as simple or complex as you like. If you’re running short on time, you can pick up a box of pudding mix and some pound cake at the store and still have this dessert taste yummy. The other thing I like about this dessert is that you can put it in the fridge overnight. The pound cake won’t get too soggy. (I know that because I tested it with my grandma and mom today. I brought them over a jar and we all had a little bit, and the pound cake was still dense, like a good pound cake should be.)
You will need pound cake, either homemade (my favorite is a cream cheese pound cake from the book Sticky, Chewy, Messy, Gooey–that is the pound cake in the pictures) or store-bought, strawberries, white chocolate chips, and custard (or vanilla pudding). And some mason jars to layer the treats in.
Take a round cutter and cut down into the pound cake to creat circles close to the circumference of the Mason jars. Continue reading