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Chocolate Ice Cream Cake with Candied Almonds

  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

For the cake

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ chocolate fudge cake mix (plus ingredients listed on the package)
4
cups vanilla ice cream
1
can Betty Crocker™ chocolate decorating cupcake icing

For the almond sauce

1
cup corn syrup
1
cup brown sugar
3
tablespoons milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
cups sliced almonds

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

Swap out – Not a chocolate lover? Use a yellow cake mix with strawberry ice cream or switch out walnuts for almonds in the sauce.

Planning to entertain this summer? Well, have we got a treat for you: ice cream cake! Creamy ice cream sandwiched between decadent chocolate cake layers, frosted with rich chocolate icing and topped with a warm almond sauce. Your guests will think you slaved hours!

Directions

  • 1 For the cake: Bake cake as directed in package instructions, making 2, 9-inch cakes.
  • 2 Cool completely, wrap in plastic wrap and place in fridge.
  • 3 Line a 9 inch cake pan with plastic wrap, spoon and evenly spread ice cream. Cover with plastic wrap and return to freezer, freeze until solid, about 1 hour.
  • 4 When ready to assemble, retrieve ice cream cake pan from freezer. On serving plate, place one cake layer side down, place ice cream layer over cake and top with remaining cake layer. Return to freezer to set for 20 minutes, ice with chocolate icing and return to freezer until ready to serve.
  • 5 Drizzle with candied almond sauce before serving.
  • 6 For the almond sauce: In a medium sauce pan bring corn syrup, brown sugar, and milk to a slow boil. Stir to dissolve brown sugar. Boil for 3 minutes, remove from heat and stir in vanilla and sliced almonds.
  • 7 Serve warm over slices of ice cream cake.

Planning to entertain this summer? Well, have we got a treat for you: ice cream cake! Creamy ice cream sandwiched between decadent chocolate cake layers, frosted with rich chocolate icing and topped with a warm almond sauce. Your guests will think you slaved hours!

Rate and Comment

Vianney Rodriguez Vianney Rodriguez
September 21, 2015

Planning to entertain this summer? Well, have we got a treat for you: ice cream cake! Creamy ice cream sandwiched between decadent chocolate cake layers, frosted with rich chocolate icing and topped with a warm almond sauce. Your guests will think you slaved hours!