Coffee Ice Cream Cake

Indulge in Luxury: Coffee Ice Cream Cake 🍰☕

Step into a realm of decadence and delight with our Coffee Ice Cream Cake, where layers of rich chocolate cake, creamy coffee ice cream, and velvety whipped cream come together to create a dessert masterpiece. Perfect for special occasions or any day deserving of a sweet celebration, this cake is sure to impress and satisfy even the most discerning of palates. Let’s embark on a journey to create a dessert experience like no other!


For the Chocolate Cake Layers:

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup brewed coffee, cooled
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

For the Coffee Ice Cream Layer:

  • 1.5 quarts coffee ice cream, softened

For the Whipped Cream Frosting:

  • 2 cups heavy cream, chilled
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Chocolate Ganache:

  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream

For the Topping:

  • Chocolate-covered espresso beans, for decoration


For the Chocolate Cake Layers:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and prepare two 9-inch round cake pans by greasing, flouring, and lining the bottoms with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa powder, granulated sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt, ensuring a smooth texture for our cake layers.
  3. Add the eggs, buttermilk, cooled brewed coffee, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract to the dry ingredients. Beat on medium speed until smooth and well combined, creating a luscious batter.
  4. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared cake pans, spreading it out to create even layers. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, indicating the cakes are perfectly baked.
  5. Once baked, remove the cakes from the oven and let them cool in the pans for 10 minutes before transferring them to wire racks to cool completely, preparing them for their role in our decadent creation.

For the Coffee Ice Cream Layer:

  1. Once the cakes are completely cooled, place one cake layer in the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan, setting the stage for our indulgent creation.
  2. Spread the softened coffee ice cream evenly over the cake layer, ensuring a luxurious layer of creamy delight. Place the second cake layer on top and press down gently, creating a harmonious union of cake and ice cream.
  3. Cover the assembled cake with plastic wrap and freeze until firm, allowing the flavors to meld together into a dessert masterpiece, a process that will take approximately 4 hours or overnight.

For the Whipped Cream Frosting:

  1. In a chilled mixing bowl, beat the heavy cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form, creating a luscious and velvety frosting that will adorn our cake with its irresistible charm.

For the Chocolate Ganache:

  1. Place the chopped semisweet chocolate in a heatproof bowl, ready to be transformed into a decadent drizzle for our cake.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat the heavy cream until it begins to simmer. Pour the hot cream over the chopped chocolate and let it sit for 1-2 minutes, allowing the chocolate to melt and create a smooth and glossy ganache.
  3. Stir the ganache until it becomes smooth and glossy, ready to adorn our cake with its luxurious touch. Let it cool slightly before use.

To Assemble:

  1. Remove the assembled cake from the springform pan and place it on a serving platter, ready to be adorned with its final touches.
  2. Frost the sides and top of the cake with the prepared whipped cream frosting, ensuring a smooth and luscious finish that will tantalize the taste buds.
  3. Drizzle the cooled chocolate ganache over the top of the cake, allowing it to cascade down the sides in a mesmerizing display of indulgence.
  4. Decorate the cake with chocolate-covered espresso beans, adding a final touch of elegance and flavor to our masterpiece.
  5. Return the cake to the freezer until ready to serve, allowing it to set and chill, ready to be enjoyed by eager dessert enthusiasts.

Conclusion: Congratulations, dear baker, on creating a masterpiece of indulgence with our Coffee Ice Cream Cake! As you savor each decadent bite, may you find yourself transported to a world of luxury and delight, where the harmony of flavors and textures creates a dessert experience like no other. Until our next culinary adventure, may your days be filled with sweetness and joy, and may your creations continue to delight and inspire all who have the pleasure of indulging in them! 🍰☕✨

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