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Chocolate Ice Cream Cake Recipe

Chocolate Ice cream Cake

This Chocolate Ice Cream Cake Recipe is the perfect birthday or summer treat. Layers of chocolate ice cream and OREO crumbs, frosted with whipped cream.

Hello there, my friend 👋! Want to make something extra special and delicious?

This easy chocolate ice cream cake is just the thing! It has layers of creamy chocolate ice cream, crunchy cookie crumbs, and a fluffy whipped cream frosting.

It’s the perfect no-bake dessert!

Utensils You Need

These are the utensils and/or equipment you need to make this recipe:

  1. A 9-inch springform pan.
  2. A large mixing bowl.
  3. A serving plate.

The Recipe

Chocolate Ice cream Cake

Chocolate Ice Cream Cake

Layers of chocolate ice cream, OREO® cookies, and whipped cream make this the ultimate frozen dessert.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Freeze Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 slices
Calories 400 kcal


  • 2 1.4-1.5 liter containers of chocolate ice cream, slightly softened
  • 1 14.3 ounce package of OREO® cookies, chopped
  • 1 8 ounce tub of whipped cream,thawed


  • Line the bottom and sides of your springform pan with parchment paper or wax paper. This will make the cake easier to remove.
  • Spread half of the softened chocolate ice cream in the prepared pan.
  • Sprinkle 3/4 cup of the chopped OREO® cookie crumbs over the ice cream layer.
  • Spread the remaining softened ice cream over the cookie crumbs.
  • Sprinkle the top of the cake with the remaining OREO® crumbs.
  • Freeze the ice cream cake for at least 4 hours, or preferably overnight.
  • When ready to serve, remove the sides of the springform pan and frost the cake with whipped cream.


  1. To soften the ice cream, place it on the counter for about 15 minutes before layering it into the cake.
  2. For even layers, use an offset spatula to spread the ice cream.
  3. Store your leftover ice cream cake in an airtight container in the freezer.
Keyword birthday cake, chocolate ice cream cake, frozen dessert, OREO cookies, whipped cream

Alternative Ingredients

If you don’t have the ingredients I listed above, do not worry. You can swap them out for the alternatives below.

Chocolate ice creamVanilla ice cream, coffee ice cream, any flavor you like!
OREO® cookiesChocolate graham crackers, chocolate wafer cookies

What to Serve with Chocolate Ice Cream Cake

If you want to make this extra special, try these toppings and sides:

  • Chocolate sauce
  • Hot fudge
  • Caramel sauce
  • Fresh berries
  • Sprinkles
  • A scoop of vanilla ice cream

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make this ice cream cake with different flavors?

Yes, you can. Get creative and try different ice cream flavors and cookie crumbs.

How long can I store leftover chocolate ice cream cake?

Store leftover ice cream cake in an airtight container in the freezer for up to 5 days.

How do I make my ice cream cake easier to slice?

Let the ice cream cake sit for 5-10 minutes before slicing. You can also dip your knife in hot water and dry it before each slice.

Can I make this ice cream cake ahead of time?

Yes, you can. This is a perfect make-ahead dessert. Simply freeze it for several hours or overnight before frosting and serving.

How do I remove my ice cream cake from the springform pan?

For the easiest removal, simply line your pan with parchment paper before making the cake. Gently remove the sides of the pan and peel away the paper to serve.

Let me know if you have any other questions!

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