Chocolate Covered Strawberry Ice Cream Cake
Just one look at this "Chocolate Covered Strawberry Ice Cream Cake," and you'll want to try it. The pairing of chocolate and strawberries is a perfect combination, made only better by the addition of cold ice cream, this cake recipe is sure to be a winner.
This chocolate covered strawberry ice cream cake has two layers of homemade chocolate cake sandwiching a thick homemade strawberry ice cream filling. There are no eggs or cooking involved with this ice cream recipe. The ice cream is super fresh and slightly tangy, which pairs beautifully with the richness of the cake. Then the ice cream cake is topped with a generous drizzle of chocolate ganache on top to really make this a chocolate covered strawberry cake. Just before serving the cake is garnished with fresh strawberries which makes it almost too pretty to eat. For the strawberry ice cream part of the recipe you will need hulled and chopped fresh strawberries, room temperature cream cheese, sour cream, whole milk, heavy cream, fresh lemon juice, corn syrup, sugar, sea salt and vanilla extract.
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