Ice Cream Cake

Ice Cream Cake


  • package store-bought chocolate cake mix
  • 1/2  gallon chocolate ice cream, slightly softened
  •   Toppings, such as hot fudge, nuts, and chocolate frosting

This easy ice cream cake is loaded with chocolate and of course, ice cream. It uses store-bought cake mix and ice cream for a simple preparation that is easy enough to make when you need a quick cake or dessert. Once you have the basic technique down, you can always swap out different flavors, like vanilla cake mix and strawberry ice cream.


Bake the cake according to package directions in 8-inch round cake pans. Let cool completely.

Remove the carton from the ice cream and using dental floss, slice off two 2-inch layers of ice cream. Place each layer of ice cream on top of a layer of cooled cake, making sure that the trim of the cake and the ice cream line up, trimming the cake if necessary. Stack the layers so that the cake is on bottom. Cover with wax paper and freeze until very firm. Decorate with chocolate frosting, hot fudge, and nuts.


Calories per serving:

565 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Egg Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:



  • Fat 198g 304%
  • Carbs 680g 227%
  • Saturated 72g 359%
  • Fiber 25g 101%
  • Sugars 468g
  • Monounsaturated 34g
  • Polyunsaturated 4g
  • Protein 71g 142%
  • Cholesterol 359mg 120%
  • Sodium 5,126mg 214%
  • Calcium 1,937mg 194%
  • Magnesium 553mg 138%
  • Potassium 4,359mg 125%
  • Iron 33mg 186%
  • Zinc 10mg 69%
  • Phosphorus 2,545mg 364%
  • Vitamin A 1,262µg 140%
  • Vitamin C 7mg 12%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 89%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 3mg 170%
  • Niacin (B3) 11mg 54%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 37%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 169µg 42%
  • Vitamin B12 3µg 51%
  • Vitamin D 2µg 1%
  • Vitamin E 3mg 16%
  • Vitamin K 23µg 29%
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