6 Simple Ice Cream Cake Recipes That’ll Let You Personalize Your Favorite Party Dessert


Ice cream cakes are perfect for any occasions—maybe its for the old man’s birthday or a wedding anniversary. Whatever the case, it can be difficult to look for a store that makes the most delicious ice cream cake. So instead of going from place to place why not make a personalized one at home? It’ll save you time and a few bucks.

Although there are a variety of ways to make an ice cream cake, you can get started with a simple recipe like the Lucky Charms Ice Cream Cake. Once you get familiar with the steps, you can incorporate other elements such as candies, brownies, and cookies. But for now, you can get ideas from these recipes:

Colored Rainbow Cake

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Created by Jenn from Cookies, Cupcakes, and Cardio, this rainbow ice cream cake will have a huge impact.

To make one, she simply spread layers of vanilla ice cream, dyed with food coloring, on a layer of fudge and cookie crumbles. She also added finishing touches such as cones, more scoops of ice cream, and of course, rainbow sprinkles.

Here is a video of the recipe.

Flavored Rainbow Cake

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If you wish to create a colorful cake without having to use any coloring agent, then you have to try this rainbow ice cream cake flavored with Kool-Aid.

This recipe by Jessyratfink uses a drink mix to add beautiful pastel colors to every layer of ice cream, as well as a mild tart flavor that perfectly blends with the layers of white chocolate frosting.

Here is the complete recipe.

Quick and Easy Ice Cream Cake

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If the other cakes look too difficult to make, but you are still ready to make one, then try this quick and easy ice cream cake recipe by Chef Susie.

Simply layer your favorite ice cream sandwiches with your favorite fillings and top it with your chosen frosting or whipped cream. And then you are good to go. In a few minutes, you can already savor the taste of a traditional cake, but with an added twist, which is the ice cream.

Here is a video of the recipe.

Rolled Ice Cream Cake

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Now you can make a unique dessert with this rolled ice cream cake recipe. As expected from the name itself, this cake gives you a taste of a delicious cake and an ice cream together in one roll. One more thing that makes it more preferable to make is that it can be served to any visitors, regardless of the age.

Here is a Neapolitan Ice Cream Cake Roll recipe by Dorothy Kern of Crazy for Crust.

Basic Ice Cream Cake with Fudge/Cookie Layer

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If you are an avid fan of Dairy Queen cakes, for sure, you’ll love this ice cream cake recipe by Jessyratfink. Though it may take hours to make this because you still have to wait for the ice cream layers to freeze, it is still considered an easy recipe.

Here is the complete recipe.

Ice Cream Cake with Layers of Baked Cake

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It is pretty rare to see ice cream cake with real cake layers. However, Lindsay of Life, Love & Sugar has a simple yet delectable recipe for you. All you need to prepare is a cake mix and your favorite ice cream flavor. Basically, her concept is more like two different recipes served in one delicious dessert.

Here is the complete recipe.

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