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Deep Dish Watermelon Ice Cream Cake

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“Not only are ice cream cakes the perfectly refreshing summer dessert, they're extremely easy to make at home. “This recipe is one of my favourites for birthday parties or potlucks,” says Chef Tom Filippou, Executive Chef for President's Choice Cooking School. “The cake's bright colour and watermelon flavour make it a huge crowd pleaser.”
1hr 40mins
1 person

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (946 ml) containerspc ice cream shop flavours watermelon crunch ice cream
  • 2 (350 g) packagespc eat the middle first cookies
  • 250 ml whipping cream
  • 14 cup ml icing sugar
  • 1 tablespoon candy sprinkles


  1. Transfer ice cream to bowl; place in refrigerator for 1 hour or until soft enough to handle.
  2. Place cookies in food processor; pulse until fine crumbs. Press crumbs into bottom and up side of 9-inch (2.5 L) spring form pan; freeze for 30 minutes.
  3. Scrape softened ice cream into cookie crust. Using back of large spoon, push ice cream down to remove any air pockets. Smooth top with knife or offset spatula; place in freezer.
  4. Pour whipping cream into bowl; whip with electric beaters until medium peaks form, about 2 to 3 minutes. Fold in sugar until combined.
  5. Remove cake from freezer; top with whipped cream and sprinkles. Return to freezer for 4 to 6 hours or overnight until frozen. Before serving, let sit at room temperature for 5 to 10 minutes.
  6. More recipe ideas are available online at pc.ca.

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