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Baking By Kandy4283 Updated 19 Jan 2010 , 6:09pm by Kandy4283

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Kandy4283 Posted 18 Jan 2010 , 2:29am
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make an ice cream cake?? LOL!!! I shouldn't have to be asking this due to me working at the DQ and making the ice cream cakes there all day....but how would i do this at home? i see so many awesome ice cream cakes and how.....i always refer the customers that call me at home for an ice cream cake to the DQ, but I would love to change that and make the money myself rather than sending them to my work where i really only make like a couple dollars off the cake that i am making!

Any advice or ideas would be great!!!!


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sweetlybaked Posted 18 Jan 2010 , 2:40am
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This is how I do mine:

Bake the cake, put in freezer

Use same pan, line with waxed or parchment paper. Soften ice cream just a bit and press into pan. Stick into freezer until frozen again.

I put my cake on the bottom and flip ice cream out onto top. Freeze again.

Frost. I frost mine with pastry pride.

Pretty much just make sure you keep everything frozen and work fast. You can layer the cake and ice cream also. HTH!

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Kitagrl Posted 18 Jan 2010 , 2:47am
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Spring form pans make them easier!

And its amazing how much ice cream it really takes to make a whole cake! I made one this summer for someone and I used two tubs of ice cream and could have easily used a third. Yikes.

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Kandy4283 Posted 19 Jan 2010 , 6:09pm
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wow! ok thanks for the advice! I will have to give this a try, my daughter is wanting an ice cream cake for her birthday feb 13th....perfect chance to try, then if it fails, i can just make her a regular cake and not have any worries! thanks again!

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