24 Ways to Treat Yo'Self with Ice Cream Cake

Layer your way to the ultimate summer dessert.

Rainbow Cookie Ice Cream Cake

"I’m obsessed with Italian rainbow cookies, so this was my idea of the perfect ice cream cake! I thought they were great on the outside, since they remained soft and cakey even when frozen. The colorful layers of ice cream inside were a great surprise once the cake was cut."

-Izy Hossack

Pool Party Ice Cream Cake

This summer, construct a pool party for your taste buds—literally! Graham cracker bears ride the waves on candy pool floats while chocolate wafers form the pool's edge. And as your fork dives into the water, ice cream appears!

Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Cake

Take the classic, nostalgic strawberry shortcake ice cream truck treat and give it a delicious twist by sandwiching it between layers of cake.

Deep Dish Watermelon Ice Cream Cake

Guilty of eating all the cream out of that package of chocolate sandwich cookies? This no-bake cookie crust will never snitch. Don't dig watermelon ice cream? That's deeply upsetting and we probably can't be friends—but by all means, you do you. Pick your flavor of choice.

Raspberry & Cream Frozen Yogurt Pie

Trying to keep things light? Frozen yogurt is a full-flavor replacement for ice cream and it holds up just as well in a pie. Try adding your own fresh fruit in — whatever looks best at the market!

Giant Ice Cream Sandwich

Proof that the dreams we dare to dream really do come true. Behold, a supersized brownie sandwich cradling a tub's worth of ice cream, chocolate morsels and toffee bits. We salute you.

Dark Chocolate Crunch Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

Step one: Stack ice cream sandos. Step two: Make it rain whipped cream, chocolate sauce and cookie shards. Step three: Stuff into mouth hole. Step four: Feel easy, breezy, beautiful.

Lemon Meringue Ice Cream Pie

You're lookin' at lemon meringue, post-Powerball lottery win. The pecan crust and glitzy golden lemon curd would be riches enough, but thick layers of vanilla ice cream and sky-high meringue tip it right into millionaire status.

Layered Ice Cream "Cake"

Behold: the frozen treat that nearly broke the Internet. Fans can't get enough of its simple assembly, taking advantage of classic ice cream sandwiches instead of crust! Don't skip the pretzels — you'll love their salty-sweet crunch.


Red, White & Blue Ice Cream Pie

Independence Day celebrations are just the start for this colorful creation. It's packed with two different kinds of ice cream, plus fresh fruit and whipped cream. Dessert of your dreams? Let's find out.

Bananas Foster Ice Cream Cake

If you're looking for decadence, look no further — you've found the Holy Grail of desserts. Honestly, this cake makes us wonder why Bananas Foster hasn't always been served on top of ice cream cake.

Ice Cream Pretzel Cake

If you've never crushed pretzels on top of your ice cream, you're missing out. Thankfully, this cake will give you that same crave-worthy flavor combo in every bite. Did we mention this beaut is only six ingredients?

Mayan Banana "Ice Cream" Pie

Okay, so this one isn't technically an ice cream cake because it doesn't technically have ice cream in it. However, we challenge you to find anyone who'd know the difference. The creamy banana filling is enough to make even the biggest critic a believer.

Chocolate Amaretto Ice Cream Cake

Glug, glug, glug: Your angel food cake might be ever-so-slightly less angelic once you douse it in amaretto liqueur, but it had to grow up eventually. Eat responsibly, with a cocoa powder sprinkle.

Frozen Adobe Pie

Caffeinated double-decker fudge and cookie crunch that boasts flowing chocolate tendrils. That about sums this up, right? Make room in your icebox, stat.

Peanut Butter Semifreddo

Semi-fraid of new things? Don't fear this loaf of Italian luxury. Part-ice cream and part-frozen mousse, semifreddo is a bonafide summer game changer. This royally rich peanut butter version takes kindly to tropical sidekicks like mango and pineapple.

Ice Cream Sandwich Birthday Cake

Non-bakers rejoice: You don't even need boxed cake mix to turn out this towering triumph. Meet your fast friends: ice cream sandwiches, chocolate pudding mix, whipped cream and chocolate cookies. Stack, slather, freeze and breathe easy.

Cookies & Cream Ice Cream Pie

Romeo and Juliet. Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy. Bey and Jay Z. They've got nothin' on the legendary coupling of cookies 'n cream. Need more proof? Might we suggest sticking your face directly into this dreamy frozen wedge? Case closed.

Coffee Ice Cream Pie

This one goes out to all the java jivers currently on their fifth cup of the day. Come dessert time, you know you can find your next fix in the form of this coffee-centric slice draped in buttery chocolate sauce and dolloped with cream.

Pick-Your-Flavor Ice Cream Cake

It's a flavor free-for-all! Dairy Queen better watch its back, because you're hot on its tail with an endless braintrust of cookie and ice cream combinations that might just kick the Queen out of business. You go, Glen Coco.

Peanut Butter Ice Cream Pie

Peanut butter 4 president! A vote for frozen peanut butter and chocolate is a vote for progress, and no doubt you'll be very enticed by this candidate's positive stance on second and third helpings. Embrace the brain freeze.

Easy Peppermint Ice Cream Pie

This perfectly pink slice includes just three ingredients. Seriously, it's just graham cracker crust, peppermint ice cream and whipped topping. Technically, the chocolate syrup makes four — but who's counting?

Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream Pie

This throwback never gets old. Sweet maraschino cherries dot the top while chopped peanut butter cups lace the creamy vanilla interior. Can't. Miss.

Frozen Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie

Ahh, that classic peanut butter and chocolate combo. Is there anyone who can resist its spell? Make this summer slice even simpler by taking advantage of a store-bought crust (we won't tell).