Get the best of both worlds with our festive Cake & Ice Cream Pops. Chocolate cake and vanilla ice cream are combined, coated in melted chocolate and then covered in peanuts to create our Cake & Ice Cream Pops. Plus, the presentation is really something else!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1-1/2 cups (1/2 of 2-layer-size pkg.) white cake mix
Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 1 (8-inch) round cake layer, adding cocoa powder to the batter before pouring into prepared pan.
Cool cake 10 min. Remove to wire rack; cool completely. Use serrated knife to cut cake horizontally in half to make 2 thin layers. Stack on freezerproof plate, filling layers with ice cream. Freeze 2 hours.
Meanwhile, microwave chocolate and oil in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 to 3 min. or until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after each minute. Cool completely.
Cover baking sheet with parchment. Cut dessert into 12 wedges. Insert wooden pop stick into ice cream layer on rounded side of each wedge. Use pop stick to dip cake into chocolate, turning to evenly coat all sides of wedge with chocolate. If necessary, use spoon to drizzle additional chocolate over any uncoated areas. Place on prepared baking sheet; sprinkle with about 1 tsp. nuts. Repeat with remaining cake wedges.
Freeze 10 min. or until chocolate is firm.
Prepare using any variety of cake mix and/or flavor of ice cream.
With their built-in portion control, these luscious cakes pops make great treats.
To make 24 pops, double recipe using the entire package of cake mix and doubled amounts of all other ingredients. Or you can use the entire package of cake mix to bake 2 cake layers. Use one cake layer to prepare this Cake and Ice Cream Pops recipe, then use the second cake layer to prepare our Birthday Cake Pops (add hyperlink to recipe.) recipe.
Substitute colored sprinkles, PLANTERS Sliced Almonds or toasted BAKER'S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut for the chopped peanuts.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g
Saturated Fat 12g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 37g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.