31 Truly Beautiful Ice Cream Cakes

The day they legalize dessert marriage, you’ll find me at City Hall.

1. Hot Fudge Sundae Cake

Deb at Smitten is 100% absolutely insane, and thus decided to DIY every single component of this cake, from ice cream to cookies to fudge sauce. The good news is that you have no obligation to do the same — you could just buy and assemble all of the ingredients and it would still be awesome. Recipe here.

ID: 1473721

2. Chocolate, Cherry, and Almond Ice Cream Cake

Is that pretty or is that PRETTY? Recipe here.

ID: 1479668

3. 7-Layer Ice Cream Cake

A monument to all that is righteous in the world. Recipe here.

ID: 1473733

4. Snickers Peanut Butter Brownie Ice Cream Cake

WHAT? Recipe here.

ID: 1478809

5. Chocolate-Berry Ice Cream Cake

Raspberry sorbet makes a very pretty top layer. Recipe here.

ID: 1479981

6. Banana Chocolate Caramel Ice Cream Cake (vegan)

A raw/vegan/gluten-free (you’re welcome!) cake made with a date-almond crust, banana ice cream, avocado-chocolate pudding, and date caramel. Recipe here.

ID: 1473951

7. Raspberry Vanilla Ice Cream Cake

About as easy as it gets: Slice pound cake and use it to build an adorable little house around your ice cream and berries. Recipe here.

ID: 1474912

8. Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Cake

Cookie on the bottom, party on the top. Recipe here.

ID: 1479040

9. Meringue Ice Cream Cake with Summer Berries

Frozen whipped cream (easy cheater’s ice cream) on top of a sweet meringue base. Recipe here.

ID: 1480037

10. Gooey S’mores Ice Cream Cake

Recipe here.

ID: 1474072

11. Mint Chip Ice Cream Cake

Lo, what noble strata! Recipe here.

ID: 1474146

12. Nutella & Chocolate Wafer Ice Cream Cake

Recipe here.

ID: 1474114

13. Red, White & Blue Ice Cream Cake

Not too late to bust this one out for Labor Day weekend. Recipe here.

ID: 1474602

14. Fudgy Ice Cream Cake

Graham crackers provide a little structure for the lovely goopy-droopy fudge. Recipe here.

ID: 1474906

15. PB&J Ice Cream Cake

Sandwich vs. ice cream cake, a battle for the — LOL, no, obviously cake wins. Recipe here.

ID: 1478807

16. Chocolate-Covered Banana Ice Cream Cake

Recipe here.

ID: 1478879

17. Cassata (traditional Argentinian ice cream cake)

Cookies and pistachios and candied citrus tucked away in between cozy layers of chocolate and vanilla. Recipe here.

ID: 1479014

18. Pecan Ice Cream Roll

Pecan sponge cake + butter pecan ice cream = double pecan trouble. Recipe here.

ID: 1474639

19. Nutella Crunch Ice Cream Cake

Recipe here.

ID: 1479054

20. Spumoni Trifle

Cake cubes are absolutely a viable alternative to cookie crumbs, no question. Recipe here.

ID: 1479594

21. Peanut Butter + Oreo Ice Cream Cake

Listen, you gotta give the people what they want. Recipe here.

ID: 1479528

22. Berry Ice Cream Cake with Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Recipe here.

ID: 1479719

23. Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

Recipe here.

ID: 1479819

24. Raspberry and Chocolate Frozen Greek Yogurt Cake

Almost healthy(ish)? Recipe here.

ID: 1479792

25. Black and White Brownies Ice Cream Cake

You could pick any two flavors of ice cream, but no one ever complains about the classics. Recipe here.

ID: 1479853

26. Tin Roof Ice Cream Cake

Peanut butta ice cream, chocolate, etc. Recipe here.

ID: 1479842

27. Peach Cobbler Ice Cream Cake

Recipe here.

ID: 1479871

28. Striped Ice Cream Cake

Très chic. Recipe here.

ID: 1479972

29. Watermelon Bombe Ice Cream Cake

OK, technically sherbet cake. Deal with it. Recipe here.

ID: 1480024

30. Tiramisu Ice Cream Cake

Recipe here.

ID: 1480064

31. Coffee Meringue Ice Cream Cake

A beautiful cold hot mess. Recipe here.

ID: 1480052

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