Has Anyone Made The Melted Ice Cream Cake Recipe?

Decorating By ddaigle Updated 20 Jan 2009 , 6:24pm by muddpuppy

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ddaigle Posted 19 Jan 2009 , 5:55pm
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I was looking throught the Cake Mix Doctor recipe book and saw a recipe for melted ice cream cake. It sounded so good and so simple...a pint of melted ice cream and 3 eggs to a box of white cake mix. It bragged how all the ingredients in the ice cream made it a great cake. Maybe I did something wrong....or maybe it is the curse of a bundt pan drying out my cakes. I was very unimpressed. I used the Ben & Jerry's ice cream as it recommended. It was just blah.... icon_sad.gif Has anyone made it before?

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-K8memphis Posted 19 Jan 2009 , 7:24pm
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Yes I love it. Did you measure the melted amount of ice cream to be sure it's a full pint?

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ddaigle Posted 19 Jan 2009 , 7:35pm
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Kate...The only reason I didn't measure the ice cream was because I used the excact amount (1 pint), brand and flavor that the recipe called for...Ben & Jerry's Cherry Garcia. They said if you didn't use a premium ice cream, you would need more. Maybe I over cooked it. I just expected a more "wow" factor.

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Michele01 Posted 19 Jan 2009 , 7:42pm
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I made it before with the ben & Jerry's chocolate chip cookie dough, and I didn't think it was good either.

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-K8memphis Posted 20 Jan 2009 , 4:43am
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Oh for sure you did say you used the B&G, I was trying to think of any reason it mighta disappointed yah. Yeah, my bad. But yeah, we liked it.

Didja use any icing? I've used it with icing in a tier cake, not as a bundt. Well wait, I've also made those big muffin like cakes with the rose mold where there's 6 rose cavities in the pan. I love that thing.

It's denser than a regular cake and I really like it. I did mostly chocolate or berry flavor cakes and I mighta added some berry flavor too. I used a glaze on the roses.

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ddaigle Posted 20 Jan 2009 , 5:07pm
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I used the icing recipe it called for...kinda fudgey..melting 6 big marshmellows, etc. I did notice it was dense, which I don't mind. I'm gonna give it another whirl in a round cake pan.

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muddpuppy Posted 20 Jan 2009 , 6:24pm
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I've tried something similar with chocolate cake mix and melted chocolate ice cream, the result was almost brownie like, super firm and pretty yummy... I liked it...

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