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Myth: Ice cream cakes are reserved for your toddler’s birthday. Here, 50 chic and scrumptious stunners that totally kick Carvel to the curb. Party at your place?

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Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

No mixing, measuring or baking—just layer and stick it in the freezer.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Ombre Ice Cream Cake

It’s surprisingly easy to assemble.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Kit Kat Bar Ice-Cream Cake

Our favorite candy bar just got better.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Ice Cream Cake

Psst: you don’t have to turn on the oven.

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Half Baked Harvest

Triple Layer Chocolate Fudge Ice Cream Cake

Go big or go home.

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Also the Crumbs Please

Peanut Butter S’mores Ice Cream Cake

Cut a slice, and gooey marshmallow will ooze out.

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The Seasoned Mom

Five-Ingredient Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

It’s ready with just 10 minutes of prep.

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Amanda's Cookin'

Raspberry Ice Cream Delight

It’s a cold slice of heaven.

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Broma Bakery

Pint-Sized (Literally ) Funfetti Ice Cream Cake

Dare we call it personal-size?

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Sally's Baking Addiction

Brownie Baked Alaska

A throwback to the ’50s.

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Completely Delicious

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Cake

Yeah, we’re having seconds.

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The Cake Chica

Chocolate Root Beer Float Cake

The frosting is made with vanilla ice cream. Yum.

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Chelsea's Messy Apron

30-Minute Triple Decker Chocolate Waffle Pie

Putting chocolate cake mix in your waffle maker = brilliant.

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Food Porn Vegan Style

Carob-Banana Ice Cream Cake

Vegan, gluten-free and glorious.

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Life Love and Sugar

Cake Batter Fudge Brownie Ice Cream Cake

No one will ever know you used brownie mix.

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Sweetapolita

Birthday Party Ice Cream Cake

Cotton candy and bubble gum ice cream galore.

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Just So Tasty

Oreo Ice Cream Cake

You only need four ingredients.

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Nourish Everyday

Chocolate Banana ‘Nice’ Cream Cake

It’s classy to the core. (And vegan.)

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The Urban Poser

Grain and Dairy Free Neapolitan Ice Cream Cake

A naked version? Don’t mind if we do.

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Simple Bites

Meringue-Topped, Layered Ice Cream Birthday Cake

Don’t be afraid to really pile it high.

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Icing In Sight

Giant Dropped Ice Cream Cake

This is the cutest.

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Serving Dumplings

Raspberry Chocolate Ice Cream Cake

Hot tip: Use Magnum ice cream for extra silky results.

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Sprinkle Babes

Easy Ice Cream Sandwiches Cake

Close your eyes and you’re five again.

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Drizzle and Drip

Easy No-Churn Lemon Ice Cream Cake

Think of this like a palate cleanser.

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Beyond Frosting

Fruity Pebble Ice Cream Cake

We love this nod to Christina Tosi.

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Sprinkles for Breakfast

Blackberry Blackout Ice Cream Cake

This is basically a fruit salad, right?

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The Girl Who Ate Everything

Unicorn Ice Cream Cake

We had to.

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A Pumpkin and a Princess

Swiss Rolls Ice Cream Cake

Yule logs, meet summer.

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Sugar Et Al

Ice Cream Cheesecake with Mixed Berry and Thyme

Frozen fruit dyes this masterpiece a pretty pink.

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Goodie Godmother
The Kate Tin

Neapolitan Ice Cream Cake with Raspberries

They say you can’t buy happiness…but you can buy ice cream.

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A Family Feast

Biscoff Crunch Ice Cream Cake

Give the people what they want.

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Mommity

Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Cake

It’s one of those recipes that you’ll add to the family cookbook.

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The Fitchen

Mini Ice Cream Cakes

Half the size, double the fun.

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Confessions Of A Cookbook Queen

Drumstick Cake

You’ll love the magic shell topping.

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Jamie Kamber

Homemade Five-Layer Ice Cream Cake

Customize the brownie base with your favorite flavors.

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Taste and Tell

Red Velvet Ice Cream Cake

With cheesecake ice cream layers. Now that’s what we’re talking about.

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Bourbon and Brown Sugar

Chocolate Speculoos Ice Cream Cake

Are you drooling?

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Zestful Kitchen

Honey and Thyme Goat Milk Ice Cream Cake

The homemade ice cream is totally worth it.

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Prevention RD

Salted Caramel Brownie Ice Cream Cake

Get in our belly.

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Wood and Spoon

Hot Fudge Sundae Cake

*Sighs and takes another slice.*

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Displaced Housewife

Chocolate Affogato Ice Cream Cake

Pairs well with bubbles.

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Cooking for Keeps

Neapolitan Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

It’s deceptively easy.

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Pip and Ebby

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream Cake

Why yes, the crust is a giant cookie.

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Baking Sense

Tiramisu Ice Cream Cake

Take a good look at those fluffy layers.

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Also the Crumbs Please

Black Forrest Ice Cream Cake

Brandied cherries take everything over the top.

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Sprinkle Bakes

Tropical Sherbet Cake

As easy as lying on a Caribbean beach.

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The Missing Lokness

Baked Alaska

Hey gorgeous. Come here often?

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Lovely Little Kitchen

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream Slice Cake

Practically a work of art.

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Simply Delicious Food

Salted Caramel and Chocolate Ice Cream Bombe

Even the name sounds like a party.

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