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Simply Delicious Chocolate Ice Cream Cake Recipe

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This Chocolate Ice Cream Cake Recipe is so fast and easy to make. If you’re in the market for an easy homemade ice cream cake recipe, don’t miss out on this! It’s so creamy and delicious and you’re going to love all those ice cream layers! I love ice cream recipes like this!

This simple dessert is really a great recipe and is perfect for a hot summer day or makes a unique and delicious birthday cake as well. You can even add more yumminess to it with some crushed Oreos and hot fudge sauce!

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The top of the cake is loaded with so much sweetness while the other layers have so much yummy goodness, too. Once you start, you’re not going to be able to stop! I love that the prep for this recipe takes just 15 minutes or so! (maybe 20 minutes if you’re a snacker like I am!)

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Chocolate Ice Cream Cake Recipe

The next time that you’re thinking about an ice cream cake, don’t order one – make it yourself! With just four easy ingredients, it couldn’t be simpler! In less than 30 minutes of time, you’ll have an easy to prepare cake with many cake layers of creamy ice cream and whipped topping goodness!

My boys always request this during the summer months because they are over the moon about the sweet flavor and creamy texture. I love it because it’s so good and it means that I can create a unique dessert that we don’t have to spend a ton of money on at the store!

Is there a way to keep the ice cream from sticking to the prepared pans?

Typical cake recipe would have you making certain that you greased and floured the cake pan but this is no typical cake. For this recipe, just know that it’s going to stick to the pan. The good news is that it’s just ice cream so it’s going to mean that clean up is a total breeze.

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Best Ice Cream Recipes:

Once you make this Easy Ice Cream Cake Recipe, why stop there? You’re going to be craving that delicious ice cream flavor so have fun and try some of these other delicious dessert recipes!

This No Churn Pink Lemonade Ice Cream Recipe is so fun and tasty!

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What toppings go well with ice cream cake?

This is totally up to you! I love to top with melted chocolate but you can have fun and try a lot of options. Mini chocolate chips and even crushed cookies would be a delicious add-on as well. Once you add your toppings to the top layer, it’s ready to serve!

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Chocolate Ice Cream Cake Recipe

Chocolate Ice Cream Cake Recipe

This ice cream cake recipes is one of the best!


  • 1 chocolate cake mix plus ingredients on box
  • 1 slightly softened quart chocolate ice cream
  • 1 (8 ounce) thawed package of frozen whipped topping
  • ~ ¼ cup of chocolate syrup


Bake the cake according to the directions. Make certain to make them into two 8X9 inch pans. Let cool.

Put one cake on the bottom of the springform pan. Top with 1/2 of the ice cream and spread it out to be even.

Add the second layer of cake and press down. Add on the final layer of ice cream and wrap the pan in plastic wrap. Put in the freezer until solid.

Warm a knife by running under hot water and then wipe it dry. Use that warm knife to cut around the edges of the springform pan.

Remove the sides of the springform pan.

Add whipped topping to the top.

Drizzle with chocolate syrup.

Freeze until you're ready to eat. For easier slicing, let it rest for 10 minutes at room temperature.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 186Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 84mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 1gSugar: 23gProtein: 3g

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