• 36 Ratings

This spectacular layered peanut butter ice cream cake is simple to assemble for a delicious make-ahead ice cream dessert. Store this ice cream cake recipe in the freezer until about 20 minutes before you plan to slice and serve.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Chocolate-Peanut Ice Cream Cake

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. For crust, in a medium bowl, combine cookie crumbs, melted butter, and sugar. Press crust mixture onto the bottom and 1 to 2 inches up the side of a 9x3-inch springform pan. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until crust is set. Cool on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Freeze for 30 minutes.

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  • Let vanilla ice cream stand at room temperature for 15 minutes. In a large bowl, use a wooden spoon to stir vanilla ice cream just enough to soften. Spoon softened ice cream into frozen crust, spreading ice cream evenly. Sprinkle with the 1-1/2 cups chocolate-covered peanuts. Freeze about 1 hour or until firm.

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  • Let chocolate ice cream stand at room temperature for 15 minutes. In a large bowl, use a wooden spoon to stir chocolate ice cream just enough to soften. Spoon softened chocolate ice cream on top of chocolate-covered peanut layer, spreading ice cream evenly. Cover and freeze for 4 hours.

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  • Using a thin metal spatula, loosen crust from side of pan; remove side of pan. Let ice cream cake stand at room temperature for 20 to 25 minutes to soften slightly.

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  • To serve, cut the ice cream cake into wedges and top with Chocolate and Peanut Butter Sauce. If desired, sprinkle with additional chocolate-covered peanuts. Makes 12 servings.

Tips

Prepare ice cream cake as directed. Wrap in moistureproof and vaporproof wrap and freeze for up to 1 week. Loosen cake from pan and remove side of pan. Let stand at room temperature for 20 to 25 minutes to soften slightly. Cut into wedges and serve as directed.

Nutrition Facts (Chocolate-Peanut Ice Cream Cake)

596 calories; total fat 35g; saturated fat 17g; cholesterol 86mg; sodium 368mg; carbohydrates 66g; fiber 4g; protein 10g; vitamin a 729IU; vitamin c 1mg; calcium 172mg; iron 2mg.

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Sauce

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Directions

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  • In a small saucepan, combine ice cream topping and peanut butter. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until heated through.

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Reviews

36 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 24
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 4