DIY Icecream Cake

Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal


I call this diy beacause there are many ways to make this different icecreams different puddings cookies and more.I got this basic recipe from a nice women i spent a few hours with in an emergency room about 15 years ago. Since then I made alot of these cakes for my childrens special days and even friends birthdays. I love the different flavor combos u can come up with.
So I put this together for young neighber girl who requested a snowman icecream cake from caravel. Seeing as her mom really didnt have extra money for there dinky cake I offered to make this one. Cost us a quarter of price.


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10 Hr


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1/2 gal icecream of choice
2 box
instant pudding of choice
2-3 c
crushes cookies of choice
container coolwhip
candies, jimmies, nuts

How to Make DIY Icecream Cake


  • 1First start out by lining your Pan with wax paper.
    Take first half gallon of softened ice cream and add flavor of choice pudding and mix well. pour into pan top with crushed cookies, put in freezer for hour.
  • 2Second (flavor of icecream softened) Add pudding repeat mixing and add top of frozen layer, and top with more crushed cookies.
    Lightly Top w/cool whip and decorate with candies cookies. Freeze overnite.
  • 3Remove cake half hour before serving.
    I used vanilla icecream with van pudding for first layer and second was peanutbutter cup with vanilla pudding with crushed oreos.
  • 4I have fun with this cake. I have used combos like
    orange sherbert and vanilla~creamcical
    choc and choc chip mint~mintchocolate chip
    strawberry and vanilla~strawberry n cream
    choc and coffee icecreams~mocha torte
    that one I used loaf pan

    The flavors are endless!
    I sometimes flavor the coolwhip too.
    Have fun with it and ENJOY!!

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About DIY Icecream Cake

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Fun, #icecream

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