Frozen Ice Cream Cake Tutorial

For my daughter’s Frozen Birthday Party I made her a Frozen Ice Cream Cake. I was doing  a great job capturing every step of making it, until it came the last part.  I was putting the cake together during the birthday party, so I forgot to take the pictures, but I hope the detailed description I provide will be enough to replicate it.  The cake was delicious, everyone loved it kids and adults.

Making the cake is time consuming, but if you spread the work in 3 days, it is not too bad.

Frozen Blue Cake 

1 cup white sugar- twice
1/2 cup butter- twice
2 eggs- twice
2 teaspoons vanilla extract- twice
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour- twice
1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder- twice
1/2 cup milk- twice
15 drops of blue food coloring- twice

Both two layer you will need to do everything twice. If you are used to baking, you can double all the ingredient and then, equally divide between two pans. I just did everything twice.

Whipped Cream Frosting


2 cups heavy whipping cream
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup sugar
1½ tsp. Unflavored Gelatin
4 tsp. water

You will also need :

1/4 cup of Strawberry jam
1.5 pints of vanilla ice-cream

Day 1

Bake the cakes.


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch round pan.

In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and butter.

Beat in the eggs, one at a time.

Stir in the vanilla.
Drop in the food coloring.

Combine flour and baking powder, add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
Finally stir in the milk until batter is smooth.
Pour or spoon batter into the prepared pan.

Bake for 30 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven.

Once the cakes (Cake 1 and Cake 2) cooled down, cut Cake 1 in the middle into two layers, so you can put the strawberry jam in between them later. Wrap it and freeze it.

Place Cake 2 on a large plate and cut the middle part out, wrap it together with a plastic wrap freeze it.
You will need to have the both cakes frozen to be able to put ice cream inside.

Day 2

Next day, take a SOFT vanilla ice cream, about 1.5 pints, and place it inside the Cake 2. Wrap it with a plastic wrap and put it back in the freezer.

Separate two layers from Cake 1 and spread strawberry jam in between.  If jam is too thick, you can add a little bit of water to make it easy for spreading.  Put both layers together, wrap it in the plastic bag and leave it in the refrigerator overnight.

The same day, make Whipped Cream Frosting.

Whipped Cream Frosting Instructions

Whip the heavy cream, sugar and vanilla on high or until thickened with an electric mixer. Mix the water and gelatin in microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high for about 20 seconds. Let the gelatin cool off a little bit before poring it to the cream. Add the gelatin to the whipped cream slowly and beat on high until the whipped cream becomes more firm. Cover it and refrigerate over night.

Day 3

On the day of the party, take Cake 1, spread whipped cream on it, then place Cake 2 (with ice cream) on top. Place the whole cake back in the freezer until about 30 minutes before serving.

About 30 minutes before serving the cake,  take the cake out, spread the rest of the whipped cream on top and the sides.  Place decorations and candles on the top and ENJOY!


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