Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Cake

Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Cake - a layer of chocolate chip cookie with cook dough ice cream! Topped with chopped cookies, whipped cream and chocolate sauce!

This Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Cake is a fun marriage of cookie and ice cream and is the perfect treat for summer!Speaking of summer, we enjoyed our first weekend out on the boat last weekend. The hubs had technically been out the weekend before without me, but we'll just pretend it was his first too.We spent Saturday evening out and brought Jessie. She loved being out there as the sun was going down - less hot. :) Then we went out with some friends for a bit on Sunday.As usual, I got my first bit of sunburn. Not too bad, but a bit. I did use sunscreen, but that stuff comes right off in the water and right now the water is still so refreshing we had to swim. Not too cold, but cool. I'm sure in just a few weeks it'll get warm. Gotta enjoy it while we can!So this cake was … [Read more...]

Orange Creamsicle Ice Cream Cake

Orange Creamsicle Ice Cream Cake - vanilla cake soaked with orange flavoring, with layers of vanilla and orange creamsicle ice cream! Such a fun twist on the classic popsicle!

This Orange Creamsicle Ice Cream Cake is light, fruity and just like eating an orange creamsicle in ice cream cake form! It's been a long time in the making and I'm so excited to share it with you!I have always been a big fan of the classic orange creamsicle pop. That combination of orange and ice cream is just heavenly. It is and always will be a favorite. Probably in part because it reminds me of being a kid.I've been wanting to make an ice cream cake version of the pop for the longest time. I actually have an ongoing list of things I want to make but haven't quite figured out how I want to do them yet. This cake was on that list for a while.I finally decided to go for it!I used my favorite vanilla cupcake recipe, cut in half, to make the layer of vanilla cake. It's a great, easy, … [Read more...]

Strawberry Ice Cream Cake

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This Strawberry Ice Cream Cake is so delicious and perfect for spring and summer! The vanilla cake is so soft and light, and the strawberry ice cream is creamy and so strawberry-y! With the beautiful strawberries on top and around the edge to finish it off, I'm in love.Fruit is kind of like nature's art. I mean think about it. Fruit, for the most part, is beautiful. It's so colorful. It comes in so many shapes and sizes. You can file it onto a cake and call it decorated. Beautiful.Plus, it delicious. If there's anything better than outer beauty, it's inner beauty. And inside most fruit, you find sweet delicious-ness. Double the beautiful.I'm poetic, I know.But seriously. I love decorating cakes and sweets with fruit. It's the easiest way to make a beautiful dessert that just screams fun … [Read more...]

Cake Batter Fudge Brownie Ice Cream Cake

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This Cake Batter Fudge Brownie Ice Cream Cake combines many of my favorite things - funfetti cake batter, brownies, fudge sauce and ice cream! It’s a wonderful combination of flavor and textures and it should definitely be on your must make list!So the hubs and I contacted a fence company about installing a fence for Jessie back near the beginning of December. We’d hoped to have it installed by Christmas, when we had 5 dogs staying at our house, but it didn’t happen. They were definitely on the slow side and we’ve had a fair amount of rain over the last few weeks.Well when we left for Miami last Friday, they’d still only put the fence posts up. We’ve been really ready for it to be done so that we can stop thinking about it and let Jessie use it. She’s had an electric fence since we got her, but … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream Pie

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This Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream Pie is so delightful and refreshing. I absolutely love the sweet, light cherry flavor of the ice cream mixed with the chocolate. And to make it even better, it uses my new favorite baking morsels - Nestlé® Toll House® DelightFulls™ Baking Morsels!I'm so excited to share this recipe with you today. I've seen these DelightFulls Filled Baking Morsels in the store a number of times and I've been really excited to bake with them. I'm a big fan of Nestlé products in my baking and I love the idea of having two flavors combined into one amazing baking morsel.I used the dark chocolate cherry ones for this recipe, but there are also peanut butter, caramel and mint versions. It's awesome! Now instead of buying two kinds of morsels, you can buy one that combines both flavors. … [Read more...]

Mocha Brownie Ice Cream Cake

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This Mocha Brownie Ice Cream Cake is delicious! It has beautiful layers of coffee ice cream, chocolate brownies, Oreo crumbles, hot fudge sauce and a coffee whipped cream icing. Together it’s a wonderful combination that you won’t be able to stop eating.I love ice cream cakes. I really don’t discrimination against any kind of cake, but ice cream cakes have been my go-to for my birthdays for quite a few years now.My birthday is Christmas Day, so while it always seems tempting to make my own cake, when the time comes I’m usually so worn out from everything leading up to Christmas, that I have no interest in making my cake.Last year we tried to switch it up and I got cupcakes from a cupcakery near my parent’s house. They weren’t bad, but I wasn’t super impressed.However, there are a number … [Read more...]

Neapolitan Ice Cream Cake

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This Neapolitan Ice Cream Cake is a tasty combination of chocolate cake and strawberry and vanilla ice cream. It's reminiscent of the neapolitan ice cream sandwiches I ate as a kid and I didn't want to stop eating it.It's been a while since I've posted an ice cream cake. I figured it was time to fix that. After making my Neapolitan Millionaire Cake and being reminded of how tasty the flavor combination is, it seemed like the perfect new version to make.So on Friday night, a totally awful thing happened. My phone died. I dropped it and it cracked and it wouldn't turn on again. It was lost forever and along with all my info and ability to connect with the world.Ok, so that might be extreme, but I felt naked and disconnected.I'm so used to having everything right at my fingertips, it … [Read more...]

Hot Fudge Swirl Ice Cream Cake

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This Hot Fudge Swirl Ice Cream Cake is a wonderful blend of cake and no churn ice cream! Chocolate and vanilla come together for this classic frozen dessert!Last night I had dinner with my dad and older brother’s family. We got on the subject on birthdays, as my dad’s birthday is Sunday and my nieces’ birthdays are coming up soon. My nieces will be 8 and 10.Naturally, I’m the designated cake maker so I asked them what they were considering for their cakes this year. Last year one had my chocolate cake and the other my carrot cake.The younger one always comes up with the craziest stuff and has requested a red jello mermaid - covered in chocolate icing.I couldn’t help but laugh. :)I think we might be able to talk her out of the icing, but it looks like I’m going to need a mermaid … [Read more...]

Smores Ice Cream Bars

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These Smores Ice Cream Bars are the perfect summer treat! Cold and refreshing, and with the exception of toasting the marshmallows, they are completely no bake!Today I'm sharing my second recipe as part of Smores Week. If you didn't see Monday's Smores Cheesecake post, a bunch of great bloggers are sharing s'mores treats this week. My friend Lisa has been the bomb dignity at organizing everything.Do you ever feel like you're just constantly multitasking? And it's hard to turn it off?This week has felt that way for me.Work has been pretty busy. The blog is busy. Life is busy. It feels like there's a million moving parts to keep track of. Between all of it I kind of thought my head might explode yesterday.My initial reaction when I feel like there's just so much to do is to just keep … [Read more...]

Peach Streusel Popsicles

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This post is sponsored by Lucky Leaf, but all opinions are my own.I don't know about you, but it has been crazy hot in Atlanta recently. You just step into the sun and sweat like crazy. Well, these Peach Streusel Popsicles are the prefect treat on a hot day like that - cool and refreshing! Plus, with the addition of Lucky Leaf Peach Pie filling, they are the perfect summer-y fruit flavor! They're like a peach pie in popsicle form - loaded with cinnamon and brown sugar.I have been dying over peaches lately. It is peach season and I love baking with them, so when Lucky Leaf sent me some peach filling to bake with, I couldn't wait! Their pie fillings are delicious and are great for using in baking.I tried their cherry filling a few months ago in this ice cream cake and loved it. The peach … [Read more...]

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