Looking for the best ice cream desserts to cool off this summer?
From ice cream cakes to ice cream sandwiches, these recipes are sure-fire crowd-pleasers.
The temperatures are rising and it’s time to cool off!
Summer is here and that means it’s time for ice cream Desserts.
With the heat comes the desire for cool, refreshing foods.
And I have it right here in front of me!
I have 91 fabulous ice cream desserts for you to try.
From cakes to pies, there is something for everyone.
So what are you waiting for?
Whip up your favorite ice cream dish and make it count!
1. Oreo Ice Cream Cake
This Oreo cake is a refreshing take on the classic ice cream treat.
And it’s so easy to make!
All you’ll need is Oreo cookies, vanilla ice cream, and whipped cream.
It’s not just the ingredients that make this cake amazing, but the process itself.
Just pour all that goodness into an 8-inch springform pan for a creamy and delicious dessert.
2. Whipped Coffee Ice Cream Sundae
This recipe is a little different than the previous recipes on this list.
It’s thick, creamy, and slightly sweet.
The vanilla ice cream will give you a great flavor without any added sweeteners like sugar or corn syrup.
Adding whipped-cream to the mix makes it super light, airy, and fun!
3. Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Cake
It’s hard to believe, but you can make this wholesome strawberry shortcake ice cream cake in just 25 minutes!
This is a great dessert for the kids on the go.
Shortcakes are super tender and fluffy, so they soak up all the delicious flavors of strawberry ice cream.
This recipe makes it easy to serve with some fresh fruit on top.
4. Coffee Ice Cream Cake
If you’re looking for a unique dessert to serve at your next baby shower, this recipe is the perfect choice.
The cake itself is light and airy, with just enough sweetness balanced by the creamy coffee ice cream.
It’s topped with a decadent whipped cream frosting and garnished with fresh mint leaves.
If it had chocolate chips in it, I think I could eat that frosting on its own!
5. Raspberry Chocolate Semifreddo
I’m a sucker for semifreddo and this recipe has me wanting to make it again and again.
The truth is, you can have this dessert on the table in under 10 minutes.
You’ll need to preheat your oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Once that’s done, toss in some raspberries, chocolate pudding mix, and whipped cream.
Top it with a dusting of powdered sugar and enjoy!
6. Caramel Toffee Ice Cream Pie
This caramel toffee ice cream pie is a sophisticated dessert that’s both delicious and elegant.
The base is made of brown sugar, butter, and cream for a rich flavor and creamy texture.
Then, with your favorite ice cream on top, it gets topped with sweet chunks of toffee bits.
If you like the taste of caramel in ice cream (or just caramel), this recipe will surely be your new favorite.
7. Moose Tracks Ice Cream Cake
Moose tracks are a recent addition to the ice cream menu at Moosewood Inn.
What makes them so special?
They feature a cake-like center that’s covered in thick and creamy, vanilla sauce.
Each bite is like biting into a piece of dessert heaven.
The best part?
This cake recipe is easy to make and will get rave reviews from everyone!
8. Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream Cake
The best part of ice cream cake is the peanut butter layer.
This recipe takes it up another notch by adding a creamy peanut butter medium-frozen treat.
I love that there’s no need to cut your cake or bake a separate pan.
Just let it freeze and you’re good to go!
The peanut butter ice cream is so smooth and rich, it’s like eating a big slice of Reese’s in an easy-to-eat dessert.
But this isn’t just any old ice cream!
It has all your favorite Peanut Butter Cup flavors for a decadent treat.
It keeps well in the freezer for about 6 months, so if you have something special coming up, make sure to plan ahead.
9. Chubby Hubby Ice Cream Pie
This ice cream pie is big, chunky, and full of flavor.
It’s also super easy to make.
All you need are some peanut butter cookies, chocolate syrup, vanilla ice cream, whipped topping, and a few ingredients.
The best part?
You can have this ready in just 5 minutes with everything prepped already.
10. Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches
You might think that making your own ice cream sandwiches is hard, but it’s actually pretty simple.
The key here is to make sure there are no air pockets in the mixture, and that they aren’t overly cold.
Also, be sure to let them sit for at least 20 minutes before serving.
That way, you can get a nice little crunch.
11. Brownie Ice Cream Cake
It’s time to turn your brownies into ice cream!
Brownie ice cream cake is the ultimate treat for any occasion.
It’s sweet, rich, and decadent, but it doesn’t feel like you just ate dessert.
This recipe has everything you need to make this decadent dessert.
It has all the right flavors and textures to satisfy every taste bud.
The brownies are a little chocolatey and full of chocolatey goodness.
But they don’t overpower the flavor of the ice cream.
Instead, they balance it out perfectly!
So go ahead and enjoy the best part of dessert without feeling guilty.
12. Vanilla Custard Ice Cream
Vanilla custard is the ultimate summer dessert.
It’s creamy, sweet, and perfect for a hot day.
This vanilla custard ice cream recipe has a rich smooth flavor that pairs beautifully with berries or peaches.
It’s also so easy to make! Just place all the ingredients in your ice cream maker, and it will be ready in no time.
13. Oreo Fudge Cappuccino Ice Cream
Fudge ice cream is the only kind of ice cream I can have without a second thought.
So, when I found this Oreo fudge recipe on Pinterest, I had to try it out.
The best part?
It’s so easy that you can make it in just 15 minutes!
Just blend Oreos with crushed cookie croutons and cocoa powder until smooth.
Then add over your frozen pint of vanilla ice cream.
It might not be the most Instagram-worthy dessert, but trust me; it’s good for you!
14. Buster Bar Ice Cream Dessert
The most basic way of making ice cream is to blend the milk, vanilla, and sugar until smooth.
From there, you can add any flavorings you like.
But what if you wanted to make a more sophisticated dessert that tasted just like a real ice cream?
Well, with this recipe, you just need some coffee-flavored crushed Oreos.
Plus three ice cubes!
Instead of sweetening the whipped topping (which I highly recommend), why not add some butter instead?
It will give it such a lovely texture.
Finally, don’t forget to leave yourself plenty of room for those long lines at your favorite block party!
15. Ice Cream Sandwiches
Hey, ice cream lovers!
You can whip up these fabulous sandwiches in under 30 minutes with only four ingredients.
The base is an Oreo cookie and chocolate pudding.
But the peanut butter mousse isn’t just a simple version of vanilla ice cream.
It also includes creamy peanut butter chips for crunch.
You’ll need to let it set before serving.
Otherwise, the chocolate will melt and you won’t be able to enjoy that second layer.
16. Mint Chip Brownie Ice Cream Squares
This ice cream square is a sweet, minty treat you can make with boxed brownie mix.
Just be sure to use the sweetest chocolate you can find.
With a wide variety of toppings, these are surprisingly customizable.
I like to drizzle them with peppermint extract for extra minty goodness.
The best thing about these is that they’re easy to pull together and just as easy to eat.
Serve it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for some extra sweetness.
17. Lemon Ice Cream
This lemon ice cream is as light and refreshing as it sounds!
The bright, zesty flavor of this recipe pairs well with the fluffy texture of crushed Oreos.
Add a few sprinkles of dark chocolate or chopped nuts for added crunch.
If you’re feeling extra indulgent, try adding some coffee or even a bit of rum to the mix.
18. Ice Cream Sundae Cake
This ice cream sundae cake is the ultimate dessert for your next summer barbecue.
It’s the perfect way to bring a sweet and creamy taste of the sun.
Plus, it’s easy to make and looks impressive on any table.
The key to making this dessert is carefully cooking and setting out all of your ingredients.
You can keep it pretty simple by using vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce.
Or you can go ahead and make something extra special with salted caramel sauce, whipped cream, caramel corn, or even Oreo pieces!
19. Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Cake
If you’re looking for a special treat, this chocolate chip cookie ice cream cake is the one!
Of course, it doesn’t just taste like a cookie – but only in the subtle way that everyone has their own favorite.
It tastes like fudgy chocolate chip cookies, and the vanilla ice cream makes it even better.
It’s sweet, decadent, and so simple to make.
20. Cherry Ice Cream
I’ve been on a love affair with cherries ever since I first tried them at our local farmer’s market.
So, this cherry ice cream recipe is perfect for when you need something sweet but don’t have time to make a batch of homemade ice cream.
This simple recipe includes both sour and sweet cherries.
The sour ones will add the perfect touch of acidity to the creamy ice cream, while the sweeter ones give it more of a burst of flavor.
And if you can’t find sour cherries, use pomegranate seeds instead!
21. Dulce De Leche Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
Now, this ice cream is so delectable that its name alone should make you want to pour it straight from the cone.
Forget about vanilla and chocolate.
This recipe is all about dulce de leche, a sweet Mexican caramel sauce.
Mix softened butter with brown sugar and evaporated milk to make a velvety smooth dessert bliss.
The result is creamy and rich but not too heavy that it’ll slow you down (or stop you from eating).
22. Apple Pie Ice Cream
This is another classic recipe for apple pie ice cream.
It’s one of the easiest and simplest dessert recipes you can make, but it’s also one of the most delicious.
Apple pie is always a good idea.
It’s easy to eat, it’s easy to share, and it’s surprisingly filling!
The best part?
You can enjoy this dessert any time of the year with just one bowl and 10 minutes of your time.
23. Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream
Here’s another strawberry-filled ice cream that’s quick, simple, and so good!
No churning is required here.
Just blend ingredients until smooth and pour into a freezer-safe container.
And the best part?
The base of this cheesecake ice cream is frozen.
You can even freeze it in your cooler and enjoy it in the summer months.
24. Peanut Butter Ice Cream
If you like eating ice cream but are gluten-intolerant, then this recipe is a must-try.
This peanut butter ice cream boasts a rich, creamy texture that’s pure heaven.
It’s also so easy to make and requires just five ingredients.
Simply mix almond milk with peanut butter, vanilla extract, and whipping cream until it’s thick and smooth.
Then pour it into a mold for a dreamy treat.
25. Mint Chip Ice Cream
I’ve talked a lot about making ice cream at home, and I’ve got my own favorite methods.
But this recipe is just so easy to make, and the results are just as good or even better than anything you can buy in the store.
It only takes five minutes to prepare this simple but tasty treat, and then it will be ready in 15 minutes.
25 Yummy Ice Cream Desserts Recipes
- 1. Oreo Ice Cream Cake
- 2. Whipped Coffee Ice Cream Sundae
- 3. Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Cake
- 4. Coffee Ice Cream Cake
- 5. Raspberry Chocolate Semifreddo
- 6. Caramel Toffee Ice Cream Pie
- 7. Moose Tracks Ice Cream Cake
- 8. Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream Cake
- 9. Chubby Hubby Ice Cream Pie
- 10. Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches
- 11. Brownie Ice Cream Cake
- 12. Vanilla Custard Ice Cream
- 13. Oreo Fudge Cappuccino Ice Cream
- 14. Buster Bar Ice Cream Dessert
- 15. Ice Cream Sandwiches
- 16. Mint Chip Brownie Ice Cream Squares
- 17. Lemon Ice Cream
- 18. Ice Cream Sundae Cake
- 19. Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Cake
- 20. Cherry Ice Cream
- 21. Dulce De Leche Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
- 22. Apple Pie Ice Cream
- 23. Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream
- 24. Peanut Butter Ice Cream
- 25. Mint Chip Ice Cream
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