Birthday Cake Ice Cream

Birthday Cake Ice Cream Recipe

Birthday Cake Ice Cream combines the creamy richness of vanilla ice cream with chunks of moist cake and vibrant sprinkles. Perfect for celebrations or a fun dessert anytime, it captures the nostalgic flavor of birthday cake in every bite.

Why You’ll Love This Birthday Cake Ice Cream


This recipe blends the smooth texture of homemade ice cream with the buttery sweetness of birthday cake and the playful crunch of rainbow sprinkles. Easy to make and visually appealing, it’s a delightful treat for kids and adults alike.

Ingredients You’ll Need

  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • ½ cup vanilla or funfetti cake mix
  • ½ cup rainbow sprinkles
  • ½ cup vanilla or cream cheese frosting

Instructions

  1. Whisk together heavy cream, milk, sugar, salt, and vanilla until sugar dissolves.
  2. Gradually add cake mix, whisking until smooth.
  3. Chill mixture for at least 4 hours.
  4. Churn in an ice cream maker as per instructions.
  5. Fold in sprinkles once the mixture reaches a soft-serve consistency.
  6. Layer ice cream with frosting in a freezer-safe container, swirling with a knife.
  7. Freeze for at least 2 hours until firm.
  8. Serve with extra sprinkles on top.

Serving Suggestions


Serve in bowls or cones, paired with slices of cake, brownies, or sandwiched between cookies. Enjoy with milk or coffee for a temperature contrast.

How to Store Birthday Cake Ice Cream


Store in an airtight container in the freezer for up to 2 weeks. Press plastic wrap directly onto the surface to prevent ice crystals. Let sit at room temperature for a few minutes before scooping.

Additional Tips

  • Use high-quality vanilla extract and cake mix for the best flavor.
  • Substitute with chocolate or gluten-free cake mix if desired.
  • Add a swirl of strawberry sauce or use dairy-free milk and cream for variations.
  • Fold in additional mix-ins like crushed cookies or candy pieces for extra texture.

Birthday Cake Ice Cream Recipe

Recipe by Rose HernandezCourse: DessertCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes
Calories

621

kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups heavy cream

  • 1 cup whole milk

  • ¾ cup granulated sugar

  • Pinch of salt

  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract

  • ½ cup cake mix (vanilla or funfetti)

  • ½ cup rainbow sprinkles

  • ½ cup frosting (vanilla or cream cheese)

Directions

  • Whisk together heavy cream, milk, sugar, salt, and vanilla.
  • Add cake mix, whisking until smooth.
  • Chill for 4 hours.
  • Churn in the ice cream maker.
  • Fold in sprinkles.
  • Layer with frosting in the container, and swirl.
  • Freeze for 2 hours.
  • Serve with sprinkles.

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