Candy Crunch Ice Cream Cake


Welcome to #ChristmasSweetsWeek 2020! Co-hosted by Terri from Love and Confections and Christie from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures! What better way to celebrate the holidays than with food and fun? 21 bloggers from around the country have come together to share some of their favorite sweet Christmas recipes!! Deck the halls and get ready for very merry sweet treats, like fudge, cookies, Christmas morning breakfasts, layer cakes, cocoa, and more! Follow along on social media with our #ChristmasSweetsWeek hashtag. Happy Holidays!

 My last contribution to #ChristmasSweetsWeek is this Candy Crunch Ice Cream Cake.  It is an easy creation that you can adapt to your own favorite candy and ice cream.  Give it a try!  Your family will thank you.

pound cake (I bought one from the grocery bakery section)
ice cream, softened (any flavor, I used cookies and cream)
candy toppings, chopped (I used M&Ms and Reese's peanut butter cups)
chocolate hard shell ice cream topping
parchment paper

  1. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper strips.
  2. Lay a single layer of cake in the bottom of the pan.
  3. Top with a layer of softened ice cream.
  4. Sprinkle with chopped candy.
  5. Layer cake, ice cream and candy two more times for a total of 3 layers of each.
  6. Top with hard shell.
  7. Put in freezer until set, about 4 hours.
  8. Loosen sides of cake with a spatula or turner.
  9. Pull out by edges of parchment paper.
  10. Cut into slices and serve.


Enjoy these #ChristmasSweetsWeek recipes from our bloggers:

Beverage Recipes
Easy Cranberry Mojito Recipe by Love & Confections
Frozen Eggnog Cocktail by A Day in the Life on the Farm

Breakfast and Baked Goods Recipes
Peppermint Mocha Muffins by Making Miracles
Orange Sweet Rolls by Sweet Beginnings

Candy and Fudge Recipes
Butterfinger Potato Chip Cookies by Palatable Pastime
Peanut Butter Truffles by A Kitchen Hoor's Adventures
Easy Homemade Christmas Crack Toffee by Blogghetti
Egg Nog Fudge by A Little Fish in the Kitchen Lemon
Candied Almonds by House of Nash Eats

Pastry and Dessert Recipes
Candy Crunch Ice Cream Cake by The Mandatory Mooch
Peppermint Fudge Cake by Simply Inspired Meals
Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream Torte by An Affair from the Heart
Chocolate Covered Cherry Mice by The Spiffy Cookie
Carrot Cake Crinkle Sandwich Cookies by Bear & Bug Eats
Candy Cane White Chocolate Cookies by The Redhead Baker
Gingerbread Men Cookies by Kathryn's Kitchen Blog
Achu Murukku / Rosette Cookies by Magical Ingredients
Christmas Lights Rice Krispie Treats by For the Love of Food