Dulce De Leche Ice Cream Cake

Total Time
Prep 4 hrs
Cook 0 mins

I invented this recipe about six months ago when requested to bring a frozen dessert to a holiday potluck. Since then I've made it about once a month, and it is always a hit. I gave one away as a hostess gift to a friend when she invited us for Friday night dinner, and got a phone call the following week to say that the leftovers were all finished and her daughter had gone into mourning over the fact. I use Rivka's Dulce De Leche Heavenly Ice Cream in the recipe, but you can use any brand or your own version of homemade ice cream.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 cups dulce de leche or 6 cups butterscotch ice cream, slightly melted
  • 2 chocolate cake, cut into thin slices (loaf size)
  • 1 cup sugared pecans, ground to dust


  1. Line a deep, square or oblong dish (freezer safe) with one of the sliced loaf cakes.
  2. Spread with 3 cups of dulce de leche ice cream.
  3. Sprinkle with half of the pecan dust.
  4. Repeat with another layer, cake, ice cream and dust.
  5. Cover and freeze for 4 hours or overnight.
Most Helpful

5 5

Absolutely deeeelicious. Only one problem, not to good for the diet. But well worth making. Looks good too. Thanks Miriam

5 5

You are right. Everyone raved and ate every speck. Easy too. I like Rivka's Ice Cream plain - yum - also.