Ice Cream Cake

Preparation info

  • Makes


    large loaf cake, about 8 slices
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Good Food For Bad Days

Good Food For Bad Days

By Jack Monroe

Published 2020

  • About

Ice cream is my catch-all, cheer-up indulgence, eaten by the pint in front of light comedic television or crime-scene dramas, depending on my mood. One Saturday evening, alone, I found myself partway down a tub of Ben & Jerry’s, wondering if I could use it as a substitute for the majority of ingredients in a traditional cake recipe. Ice cream is, after all, made from eggs, fat and sugar, all key building blocks in a standard sponge. I pottered to the kitchen with it in hand and set it o