Friday Food Fun…Best Ice Cream Birthday Cake Ever!

In case you were not aware– I am not a fan of baking- and pretty much consider myself baking handicapped.  I love to eat fresh baked just about anything! But for some reason, which I usually attribute to my dislike of Chemistry, baking and I have never really been good friends.  Our relationship is like the loaf of bread that never rose or the middle of a cookie that sunk and stuck to the pan.  So when it comes to birthdays I have to get resourceful…and as far as my son is concerned no need to go any further than this recipe.


First you need to take a trip to your local store and purchase:

Ice cream sandwiches (1 box for a small cake/2 for a large)

Cool Whip

Fudge sauce/ Carmel/ Butterscotch—whatever your heart desires..

Candy/ Candy Bars…again your discretion is advised…this time I used a miniature mixed bag of Twix, Milky Way, 3 Musketeers, Snickers…you get the drift


I put my cake in a 13 x 9 glass dish- it is easier to store but you can start stack yours right on a plate if you wish to be more decorative.

Place 1 layer of ice cream sandwiches side by side.

Next put a layer of sauce- acts like glue to hold them- then some candy (I cut my miniature candy bars in half) followed by another layer of sandwiches. You can go higher – apparently 3 is pretty cool but 2 works just fine-

Top it off by covering the cake with cool whip and then decorate with more sauce and candy—throw it in the freezer until frozen (I made mine the day before- one less thing on the list:))

The last part is enjoying the smiles when they take their first bite.

Ta Da- no oven necessary!

ice cream Collage

Best Ice Cream Cake…Ever

Cheers and Enjoy!


  1. Nana

    Sounds like my kind of birthday cake. I’ll need to remember this one. Sounds quick and easy and no baking.