Drumstick Ice Cream Cake
Recipe type: Dessert
Makes: 12
Fudgy Chocolate Cake Barely adapted from Sticky, Chewy, Messy, Gooey Make ahead note: chocolate cake can be made and frozen for up to two weeks before putting cake together
  • 1 recipe for fudgy chocolate cake (see below)
  • ½ gallon vanilla ice cream
  • 1 recipe for chocolate ganache (see below)
  • 62g (~1½ cup crushed) ice cream cones (5 cones) plus one optional additional cone for decoration
  • 90g (~3/4 cup) chopped peanuts (use salted and roasted for the most flavor)
  • 56g dark chocolate (I used 72%) roughly chopped (optional for decorating)
  1. Bake cake according to below directions and do the following steps while cake layers are cooling
  2. Line a 9-inch cake pan with seran wrap and press ice cream down into pan; cover completely and then put this layer in the freezer until firm, about 1 hour
  3. Combine crushed ice cream cones and peanuts and set aside
  4. Make chocolate ganache and set aside to cool
  5. Optional: Place dark chocolate in small heat-safe dish and melt by microwaving in 30-second increments and stirring between each; dip open end of cone into chocolate and coat with spoon so that a some of the outside of the cone is covered; sprinkle with peanut and cone pieces and then set aside on wax or parchment paper to dry
  6. Once cake has cooled completely, you will start to put your full cake together (do these steps quickly)
  7. Place first layer of cake down on a cake plate; top cake with unwrapped ice cream layer; top ice cream with second layer of cake and press down lightly
  8. Cover cake with saran wrap and re-freeze until ice cream is frozen again, about 20 minutes
  9. Once cake has frozen, remove from freezer to finish
  10. Remove seran wrap and spread ganache over top of cake with some dripping down the sides
  11. Coat sides of cake with chopped cone and peanut mixture
  12. Place entire cake back in freezer to chill for one hour or until ready to serve
  13. Optional: Place decorated ice cream cone on top of cake for serving
  14. Allow a few minutes for cake to soften before slicing
  15. Store in freezer for up to two weeks
Recipe by Keep It Sweet Desserts at https://www.keepitsweetdesserts.com/drumstick-ice-cream-cake/