OH-LA-LA-LA! We had a special birthday to celebrate this weekend and really needed something to knock the birthday girl's socks off! She wanted brownies, she wanted black raspberry truffle ice cream - and she asked me to surprise her with something special. She was speechless with the wonder of it all!
This is a wonderful change of pace from a traditional ice cream cake - and so easy to make! And the beauty is that you can customize this to YOUR favorites. Vanilla bean? Chocolate? Mint Chocolate? Superman ice cream? You get the idea!
I wanted a sturdier base that just cookie crumbs or graham crackers, so I started with a base of our favorite brownie recipe - Chewy Fudge Brownies. We had picked up the birthday girl's favorite ice cream from Loder's Shake Shoppe in North Royalton, and I had that waiting in the freezer. Black Raspberry Truffle ice cream was the star of the show, layered with a cookie hot fudge layer and topped with chocolate ice cream. Drizzled with the tiniest bit of hot fudge, topped with chocolate whipped cream and the freshest raspberries - ice cream cake perfection!
The secret to this is really just time, because you really can't short-change the freezer time required between each step.
Have you ever seen a more beautiful ice cream cake? And the fun of it all is that the possibilities are endless!
And never was anything that was really so easy to make, so absolutely breathtaking to serve and delicious to eat!
5/3/2017 08:47:47 am
Mama V, once again I am speechless! So pretty and looks so delicious!
5/3/2017 04:47:41 pm
Thanks Jeanne! It tastes even better than it looks! Hope that you enjoy!
5/3/2017 02:03:41 pm
This looks and sounds so yummy! Love this idea!
5/3/2017 04:48:39 pm
Thanks Jen! Hope that you get a chance to try this - so simple to make and tastes wonderful!
5/3/2017 02:04:19 pm
I love this idea! Perfect for summer celebrations!
5/3/2017 04:49:50 pm
Thanks Kathleen! This is a wonderful treat even when it's not summer! So easy to make and it tastes even more delicious than it looks!
5/3/2017 02:08:55 pm
Brownies? Lots of ice cream? Hot fudge AND whipped cream? I'm in!
5/3/2017 04:51:00 pm
Hi Brittany, load up those brownies and ice cream! Hope you get a chance to make this and enjoy with your family and friends!
5/3/2017 02:29:06 pm
I'm pretty certain you have made my wildest dream come true!
5/3/2017 04:51:49 pm
Kelly, dream away! This is sooooooo good!
5/3/2017 02:50:03 pm
If this tastes as amazing as it looks it must be delicious! So pretty! And Black Raspberry Truffle ice cream? I didn't dare dream there was such a thing!
5/3/2017 04:53:23 pm
5/3/2017 03:11:50 pm
Wow - I would like a piece of this right now!
5/3/2017 04:54:36 pm
5/4/2017 07:51:27 am
This is so delicious 😋
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