10 Ways To Sweetly Chill Out This Summer

When the weather’s getting hot, one of the best ways to cool down this summer is with a good, old fashioned Ice Cream Cake. We put together our Top 10 choices that range from individual cakes to a hot fudge sundae cake that will have everyone clamoring for more! Click left and right with the arrows on the pictures and when you find something you love (so all of them) you can click on the photo or title to be linked to the blog page for the recipe. 


DIY Chocolate Fudge Ice Cream Cake - The Sweet Nerd 

Are you a chocoholic? Then this decadent, multi-layered ice cream cake is the perfect cake for you as it offers the ultimate choice customization experience. 
Sarah Hearts

Individual Mini Ice Cream Cakes - Sarah Hearts

One for me, one for you. When sharing is not on the agenda, these mini cakes are perfect for a quick fix on a hot day.
Sally's Baking Addiction

Easy 5 Layer Ice Cream Cake - Sally's Baking Addiction 

When you just need to chill out and cool down, these 5 layers of sweet ice cream goodness will definitely do the trick!
The Delicious

Tiramisu Ice Cream Cake — The Delicious Life 

Take your favorite Italian treat to the next level. This cake extends all of the traditional flavors of tiramisu in with layers of chocolate and coffee ice cream. Bellissimo!
What's Gaby Cooking

Slutty Brownie Ice Cream Cake - What's Gaby Cooking

Being bad never looked so good. This ice cream cake is perfect for a naughty but sweet indulgence with an oreo and cookie dough base and two layers of ice cream. Sinfully delicious!
Life Love and Sugar

Strawberry Ice Cream Cake - Life, Love and Sugar

Simplicity is key with this recipe! The mix of strawberry ice cream, cake, and strawberries are crafted and layered together to create a cake worthy of being a piece of decadent art.
Not Without Salt

Roasted Strawberry Rhubarb Ice Cream Cake - Not Without Salt

In our book, the first day of summer is when strawberries are in season. And, the perfect way to welcome those sunny days are with a mix of strawberry and rhubarb wrapped up into an ice cream cake. 
Little Epicurian

Coffee Ice Cream Cake - The Little Epicurean

For those mornings when it’s perfectly acceptable to have cake for breakfast. This delicious cake flavored with java just might replace your morning cup of joe. 

Hot Fudge Sundae Cake – Smitten Kitchen 

This is what happens when you intertwine two of your favorite desserts. A hot fudge sundae cake is born and everyone is sweetly smitten.

Teeny Tiny Ice Cream Cake Cones! | Pizzazzerie

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream cake cones! Substitute a traditional birthday cake with these little gems at your next kids party. 


  • Kendall
    7 years ago

    I love ice cream…. and cake… now ice cream cake?!? Love this! I better get to work with baking…

    • Cindy "TheSweetNerd" Rodriguez
      7 years ago

      Thanks Kendall. I love ice cream cakes too! They are delish.

  • 7 years ago

    Thanks for compiling all these yummy ice cream treats – bookmarking and using this summer!

  • All of these look so good, Cindy! I must admit I had a little chuckle with the ‘slutty’ brownie cake and those tiny ice creams are the cutest!!

    • Cindy "TheSweetNerd" Rodriguez
      7 years ago

      Slutty brownie cake? Genius – right? So funny – Anything for a chuckle.

  • Oh, my god, your ice cream cake looks AMAZING! I’ve always been too intimidated to try an ice cream cake but that looks worth it.

    • Cindy "TheSweetNerd" Rodriguez
      7 years ago

      Meg, you would love it. I think they are easier than classic cakes. Try it! PLEAZE. I would love to see what you create.

  • Yep. All of them! 😉 Great round-up of delicious Summer treats. I plan to work my way through them this Summer!

    • Cindy "TheSweetNerd" Rodriguez
      7 years ago

      Thanks Jennifer! Right? Can’t keep up with all the goodies out there in the cyber world. Hope this finds you well!

  • Wow! What an impressive list of desserts Cindy! I’ll need to eat my way right through that yummy list!

    • Cindy "TheSweetNerd" Rodriguez
      7 years ago

      Thanks MaryAnn! Hope you are enjoying the shores and some delicious sweets for this Fourth of July.

  • Lorna Soonhee Umphrey
    7 years ago

    Well, I know what I need to make this summer – all ten of these. Yum!

    • Cindy "TheSweetNerd" Rodriguez
      7 years ago

      Appreciate it Lorna! It can be a perfect “ten” list!

  • 7 years ago

    Thanks so much for including my mini ice cream cakes!

    • Cindy "TheSweetNerd" Rodriguez
      7 years ago

      Thanks for letting us. Your stuff is amazing. Loving it.

  • 7 years ago

    This is an insanely delicious round up Cindy!

    • Cindy "TheSweetNerd" Rodriguez
      7 years ago

      Awww, you are sweet Jenny. Hope this finds you well.

  • What a great round up girl. I love your fudge cake!

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