Craving that cold, creamy, sweet delicacy that never fails to satisfy your sweet tooth? Turn your favorite ice cream sundae into a cake with this four-ingredient ice cream cake. The best part? With this cake, the world is your oyster. Mix-and-match your favorite ice cream, cookie, topping, and nut flavors to create THE ultimate ice cream cake. If you're truly feeling funky, you can even add in your favorite candy, fruit, or sundae mix-in of choice. Get creative and customize this cake to your heart's desire. 

Ice Cream Sundae Cake

  • Prep Time:20 mins
  • Cook Time:15 mins
  • Total Time:35 mins
  • Servings:12
  • Easy


  • 1/2 gallon ice cream softened
  • 1 package cookie dough
  • 1 cup nuts chopped
  • Your choice sauce
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  • Step 1

    Bake cookie dough as directed. Once cooled, chop the cookies into small pieces.

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  • Step 2

    Wrap the outside of a springform pan with aluminum foil. This will prevent your hands from freezing later on, trust me.

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  • Step 3

    Cover the bottom of the pan with the chopped cookies.

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  • Step 4

    Combine the rest of the chopped cookies with the chopped nuts.

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  • Step 5

    Place half the ice cream on the cookie layer and drizzle with sauce.

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  • Step 6

    Top the ice cream with half the cookie-nut mixture. #spoontip: feel free to add more nuts and create your own desired ratio of cookie to nuts.

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  • Step 7

    Repeat steps five and six with the rest of the ingredients.

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  • Step 8

    Drizzle with more topping and freeze for at least four hours.

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  • Step 9

    Serve and enjoy.

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