Easy Ice Cream Cake

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The secret to this astonishingly simple four-ingredient dessert? Using ice cream sandwiches to build your cake.

The secret to this astonishingly simple four-ingredient dessert? Using ice cream sandwiches to build your cake. Get the recipe for Easy Ice Cream Cake.
The secret to this astonishingly simple four-ingredient dessert? Using ice cream sandwiches to build your cake. . Photo: Marcus Nilsson
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Yield:
6 to 8 serves

Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy cream

  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar

  • 6 ice cream sandwiches (3.5 ounces each)

  • ½ cup chocolate chips, chopped

Directions

  1. Line an 8½-by-4½-inch loaf pan with a piece of wax paper or parchment, allowing the paper to hang over both long sides.

  2. In a large bowl, beat the cream and sugar until stiff peaks form.

  3. In the bottom of the pan, arrange 3 of the sandwiches in a single layer, cutting them to fit as necessary. Spread with half the whipped cream. Repeat with the remaining sandwiches and whipped cream.

  4. Sprinkle the top of the cake with the chopped chocolate chips. Cover with plastic wrap and freeze until firm, at least 1 hour and up to 1 week.

  5. Holding both sides of the paper overhang, lift the cake out of the pan and transfer to a platter. Discard the paper and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

440 Calories
26g Fat
47g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 440
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 155mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 6g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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