Who’s ready for some chocolate love?
This make-ahead chocolate ice cream cake has everything a chocoholic desires: chocolate cake, chocolate mousse and chocolate ice cream. It is a delightful dessert to celebrate a birthday or end a fabulous dinner party!
Prep time: 20 MINUTES
Total time: 20 MINUTES
4 cups crispy chocolate rice cereal
10 1/2 cups chocolate ice cream, softened
1½ tablespoons shortening
1½ cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
Melt half-sweet chocolate chips and sim in the microwave for 30 seconds, stir and continue to cook and stir for 15 seconds until smooth.
Pour melted chocolate over crispy chocolate rice cereal and stir well to coat.
Spread the coated cereal out on a piece of parchment paper to set and harden.
Let the chocolate mulch harden and then break the cereal into bite-sized pieces.
Mix the softened chocolate ice cream with 2 cups of the crunchy cereal pieces in a bowl.
Spread into a 9-inch springform pan and top with the remaining crunchy cereal, pressing it into the ice cream.
Place the cake in the freezer for 6-8 hours or overnight to harden.
When the cakes are ready to serve, take out from the freezer and slide a knife around the edges of the spring pan, then remove the sides.
Place the chocolate ice cream cake on a plate.
Once your Chocolate Ice Cream Cake is set, all that is left to do is cover with chocolate whipped cream and add cereal around the edge of the plate and serve.
Once this chocolate ice cream cake enters the room, nothing else will matter. Your guests will be attracted to the dessert table, like magnets pulled by chocolate magic!