Saturday, April 9, 2011

Pink Lemonade Ice Cream Cake

This was my favorite cake when I was little.  I think I requested it every year.  I made it a few years for my daughter, and now she requests in every year. It's pretty simple, but makes a really big impact.

Ingredients:
Yellow cake
1 can frozen lemonade
1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream
1 large cool whip
red food coloring (optional)

Mix up a yellow cake mix and bake in 2 round cake pans. Let cool.

Mix the ice cream with 1/2 of the lemonade.  You can add food coloring to make it more pink. Line a round cake pan w/ wax paper and add the ice cream.  Return to freezer until it's hard.

Mix the Cool Whip w/ the remaining lemonade to make your frosting.
Place the ice cream layer between the cake layer and frost.  Return to freezer.

Variation.  My son wanted a chocolate ice cream cake.  I used chocolate cake topped w/ a little Hershey's syrup,  and cookies and cream ice cream.  I added a little cocoa powder to the Cool Whip.  It was so easy and so yummy.

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20 comments:

  1. This looks good!!! We love ice cream in my house, and totally LOVE cake. Thanks for visiting my blog.
    Laurie

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  2. That sounds so good! Especially on a warm day! I can't wait to try it.

    ~Jessa
    {www.jessajill.blogspot.com}

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  3. Ohmygosh this is party-perfect! I'll have to make this for the next bday party or bbq! =) Thanks!!!!

    xoXOxo
    Jenn @ Peas & Crayons

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  4. Love it. I will definetly be making this for my sweetie's upcoming birthday

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  5. Oooh sounds totally delish! Especially for a super hot summer day! Thanks for sharing!

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  6. ah that looks yummy!! I want to make it! Thanks so much for linking up to Handmade Tuesdays @ Ladybug Blessings. www.ladybug-blessings.com

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  7. This sounds (and looks) amazing! I think it would be perfect in the summer, or anytime really. So many possibilities... ;-)

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  8. YUM! That sounds amazing. I love ice cream cake! The pink lemonade sounds really good too!

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  9. Oh, for Heaven's sake! Torture me while at work, why don't you! This looks scrumptious.

    Hello, cake. Please step inside my recipe box.

    Found you on Running with Glitter!

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  10. YUMMY!
    You have been featured on the Glitter Blog this week!!!!
    http://runwithglitter.blogspot.com/2011/04/running-with-glitter-friday-spotlight.html

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  11. Such a nice and refreshing summer treat!! Thanks for linking up to Foodie Friday.

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  12. Oh I have to try this!! Sounds, and better yet, looks amazing!!

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  13. So yummy looking, not to mention easy!

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  14. YYYUUUUUUUUMMMMMM!!! This looks soooo good!! Thanks for linking up at The Little Birdie this week, I'm featuring your cake on my favorites post Saturday! :)

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  15. Hi I don't know If you blogging here anymore. I just wanted to say I have looked for this recipe for years! I clipped it out some where and made it every year for my twin daughters for their bday. Then we moved on and I lost it! Thanks so much! Thumbs up!

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