During summer, everyone enjoys a cold drink or a frozen dessert. You can easily beat the heat of the sun by having a refreshing snack. If you are crazy about cakes and ice cream, you should try making a sweet treat by combining the two food items. You can make an ice cream cake that comes with a rich taste and an exciting look. This fabulous treat has several variations; you can add in slices of fruits as topping or as part of the mixture. If you love chocolates, you can also put chocolate chips or syrup to blend in the batter. Simply use your creativity so you can come up with a great cake.
Chocolate cake is a classic favorite, and you can come up with a frozen treat using your favorite brand of chocolate. However, you might want to try something different to put a variation in the usual dessert you eat. If you like to discover great new ways to make ice cream cake, read along to find out about the several types of this cool and refreshing cake with ice cream.
1. Peanut Butter Ice Cream Cake
If you are crazy about peanut butter, you might want to try using it in the cake recipe. Simply add in about half a cup of peanut butter to the mixture. You can use whichever type of peanut butter for this recipe (chunky, creamy or crunchy). However, I suggest you use chunky peanut butter so it will go well with some chopped peanuts in the mixture. As for the rest of the cake, you may use crushed graham cracker to match the overall brown color of the cake. Garnish the top of the cake with chopped salted peanuts or walnuts.
2. Brownie Chilled Cake
This recipe is quite easy to make. You may decide to bake a batch of brownies, or buy about a dozen of your favorite brownies. Then, line them up in a cookie sheet, until the brownies has filled all the spaces in the sheet. Chill the brownies for about 30 minutes. Afterwards, top the brownies with raspberry sorbet mixed with a good quality vanilla ice cream. Serve with slices of fresh raspberries on top.
3. Cranberry and Pistachio
The fabulous mix of color of this ice cream cake recipe will surely be a feast to the eyes. The green pistachios and red cranberries make this recipe perfect for a Christmas dessert. You may opt to use fresh or frozen cranberries for the recipe. As for the pistachios, chop them into small pieces to create a crunchy appeal to the cake. Then, use vanilla ice cream to combine with crushed saltines or crackers. Garnish the top portion of the cake with a few chopped pistachios and some cranberries.
These recipes are truly fabulous because of their excellent taste and enticing look. Moreover, the ingredients used in each recipe are very nutritious; thus, these treats are definitely good for your health. Try making these great ice cream cake recipes that the whole family will love.