The best of both worlds, ice cream, and cake! Why no combine them? Here is a delicious and easy recipe for an ice cream cake. The kids will love this one!

delicious ice cream cake recipe

Ice Cream Cake

A Delicious and easy recipe for Ice Cream Cake
5 from 2 votes
Pin Recipe
Prep Time 12 hours
Total Time 12 hours
Course Dessert
Cuisine South African
Servings 12 servings
Calories 743 kcal


  • 1419 ml vanilla ice cream
  • 1419 ml chocolate ice cream
  • 228 grams hot fudge sauce
  • 12 Oreos crushed
  • 357 grams heavy whipping cream
  • 50 grams sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • rainbow sprinkles


  • Remove the ice cream from the freezer and defrost about 15 minutes.
  • Line two cake pans with plastic wrap, leaving several cms of overhang.
  • Spoon soft ice cream into each prepared pan, pressing down to remove air bubbles as you go.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and press down evenly to smooth the top.
  • Freeze for 8 - 12 hours or until hardened.
  • 1 hour before assembling cake, place serving platter into the freezer.
  • Place heavy cream, sugar and vanilla essence into a large bowl and whip until stiff peaks form to put it back in the refrigerator.
  • To assemble the cake, remove ice cream layers and serving platter from the freezer.
  • Unwrap the tops of the ice cream layers and using the excess plastic wrap, remove layers from pans.
  • Place the chocolate layer on the bottom, smooth an even layer of the hot fudge over the chocolate layer leaving a 1 cm (½ inch) border.
  • Sprinkle crushed Oreo thins over hot fudge and press down gently.
  • Add the vanilla layer overtop. Spread the whipped cream over top of the entire cake.
  • Sprinkle rainbow sprinkles over the cake and freeze until ready to serve.


Calories: 743kcalCarbohydrates: 87gProtein: 11gFat: 41gSaturated Fat: 24gCholesterol: 133mgSodium: 317mgPotassium: 632mgFiber: 3gSugar: 71gVitamin A: 1427IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 312mgIron: 2mg
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