Everybody needs a go-to dessert and I’m pretty sure I just found mine! This oh-so-easy ice cream cake comes together so fast it can hardly even be called a recipe, and yet the pretty stripes make it an impressive showstopper. Because the only thing better than a delicious dessert that only takes minutes to throw together is one that LOOKS like it took all day!
For this version I used chocolate chip mint ice-cream and layered it twice, but if you wanted to get even fancier you could do two different flavors of ice-cream. The mint was a great combo with the Oreos but I’m sure you could substitute your own favorite flavors with just as much success. I used my silicone loaf pan which made the cake pop right out, but as long as you line the pan with foil you should be good with a standard loaf pan as well.
Five Minute Ice Cream Cake
Here is what you need:10 ice cream sandwiches 1-2 flavors of ice cream, slightly softened 12 Oreo cookies, finely crushed Magic Shell ice cream topping
Step 1: Line a 9×5″ loaf pan with heavy foil, letting it hang over on each side.
Step 2: Fit 5 sandwiches on bottom of pan. They should be snug.
Step 3: Spread layer of ice cream over-top of sandwiches, about 1-1 1/2″ thick.
Step 4: Fit remaining 5 sandwiches over ice-cream.
Step 5: Spread 2nd layer of ice cream over sandwiches.
Step 6: Cover ice-cream with crushed Oreo cookies.
Step 7: Cover with foil or plastic wrap and freeze until set, at least 2 hours or overnight.
Step 8: To serve, invert cake onto plate or platter. Cover top with Magic Shell & cut into slices.
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5-MINUTE ICE CREAM CAKE
This oh-so-easy ice cream cake can be made in minutes and with any flavors you wish!
- 10 ice cream sandwiches
- 1-2 flavors of ice cream slightly softened
- 12 Oreo cookies finely crushed
- Magic Shell ice cream topping
- Line a 9×5″ loaf pan with heavy foil, letting it hang over on each side.
- Fit 5 sandwiches on bottom of pan. They should be snug.
- Spread layer of ice cream over-top of sandwiches, about 1-1 1/2″ thick.
- Fit remaining 5 sandwiches over ice-cream.
- Spread 2nd layer of ice cream over sandwiches.
- Cover ice-cream with crushed Oreo cookies.
- Cover with saran wrap and freeze until set, at least 2 hours or overnight.
- To serve, invert cake onto plate or platter. Cover top with Magic Shell & cut into slices.
Preparation time: 5 minute(s). Chill time: 2 hours. Number of servings (yield): 12.
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use chocolate ice cream for one layer and butter pecan for the other. Would be yum!!
Can this be made a few days ahead of time???