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Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

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Chasing the sun is more delicious this year, as summer’s hottest trend, the ice cream sandwich cake, has taken over TikTok!

With over 20 million views, Kids and adults are obsessed with this awesome ice cream sandwich and cake combo!

simple layered frozen cake.

Here’s why you must try this internet sensation and how you can make this showstopping delicious dessert, perfect for a birthday party or summer treat.

Reasons to Make an Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

  1. No-bake, No-fuss: The ice cream sandwich cake needs no baking or intricate cooking skills. Anyone can make it, and it’s the perfect opportunity to get the kids involved in the kitchen.
  2. Fully Customizable: The best thing about this cake is that you can let your creativity run wild. Experiment with your favorite flavor of ice cream sandwiches, and add various toppings to make it your own.
  3. Perfect for Summer: It’s the perfect frozen dessert to beat the heat. Cold, creamy, and utterly refreshing, this cake will make those hot summer days memorable.

Where did this viral recipe begin?

Ice cream sandwich cakes are a pretty great throwback recipe and have been around for a long time.

We were originally inspired to make our own by creator jenn on TikTok. Here is the recipe video so you can follow along and watch!


What toppings would you use? #icecreamsandwichcake #icecreamcake #partydesserts #easydessert #easyrecipe #memorialdayweekend #summervibes #summerentertaining

♬ original sound – jenn | that particular mom

Simple Ingredients

  • Vanilla ice cream sandwiches—the box says 12 sandwiches, and each sandwich is 3.5oz.
  • whipped topping, thawed
  • Oreos, crushed

How to make TikTok Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

  1. Line a 9×13 baking dish with parchment paper and make a space in your freezer for the pan.
  2. Place one layer of 12 ice cream sandwiches into the bottom of the pan in a single layer of ice cream, cutting the sandwiches as necessary to make them fit.
  3. Spread half of the whipped topping on the ice cream sandwiches in an even layer.
  4. Crush six cookies and place them on top of the whipped topping.
the easiest way to layer ice cream sandwiches for a cake.
  1. Repeat, adding another layer of sandwiches, whipped topping, and Oreo cookies.
  2. Freeze for 4 hours or overnight until ready to serve. Slice ice cream cake into squares and serve frozen.
  3. Store any leftover ice cream sandwich cake covered and in the freezer.
viral ice cream sandwich cake.

Different Topping Variations

Classic Whipped Cream and Chocolate Sauce: For a traditional take on the ice cream sandwich cake, nothing beats the combination of whipped cream with a drizzle of hot fudge sauce and rainbow sprinkles.

Oreo Overload: For the cookie monsters out there, crushing some Oreo cookies and sprinkling them on top adds a delightful crunch and chocolatey depth to the cake.

a fork full of ice cream cake.

Fruity Freshness: For a refreshing twist, top your cake with fresh berries or a tropical mix of kiwi, pineapple, and mango.

Nutty Delight: Add some crunch to your cake with chopped nuts like almonds, pecans, or pistachios.

Candy Crush: Sprinkle M&M’s, crushed Kit Kats, Chocolate Chips, Peanut Butter Cups, or Reese’s Pieces for a candy-bar-inspired cake.

Commonly Asked Questions and Answers

Q: Can I make the ice cream sandwich cake ahead of time?

A: Absolutely! You can assemble the cake and keep it in the freezer until it is ready to serve.

Q: How do I cut the cake without making a mess?

A: Make sure to freeze the cake for at least 4 hours before cutting. Using a knife dipped in hot water can also help create clean slices.

frozen treat cut into squares.

Q: Can I use homemade ice cream sandwiches?

A: Definitely! Homemade ice cream sandwiches can elevate the cake to a new level of deliciousness.

Q: What other types of sauces can I use apart from chocolate?

A: You can use caramel sauce, strawberry syrup, or a fruit compote. The options are endless!

This summer, dive into a delightful world of creamy goodness.

Whether planning a casual picnic, a grand pool party, or a cozy family night, the ice cream sandwich cake is here to steal the show. So, why wait?

It’s time to embrace this sweet trend and create your viral sensation!

triple layer of cake made from ice cream sandwiches.

Cloud Bread: This fluffy, light dessert only needs three ingredients: egg whites, sugar, and cornstarch. It’s fun to make and even more fun to eat, with a texture that, as the name suggests, is cloud-like!

It became popular on TikTok for its visually appealing look and simple recipe. Try Rainbow Cloud Bread too!

Hot Chocolate Bombs: This recipe took off around the winter holidays and involved creating a chocolate sphere filled with hot cocoa mix and marshmallows.

When you pour hot milk over the bomb, it melts and releases the goodies inside, creating a fun and interactive dessert experience. Try Pokemon Hot Chocolate Bombs too!

Strawberry Dip: Indulge in the irresistible sweetness of TikTok Strawberry Dip! 🍓✨ Elevate your snacking game with this luscious and creamy fruit dip inspired by the mouthwatering recipe from Salty Side Dish. 🌟

Whether you’re hosting a party, enjoying a picnic, or simply treating yourself, this TikTok-inspired strawberry dip is the ultimate crowd-pleaser that’ll have everyone reaching for more. 🎉👌 

Try TikTok Cinnamon Rolls too!

perfect square cuts of ice cream cake.
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Ice Cream Sandwich Cake Recipe – 20 Million Views!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Discover the frozen sensation that took the internet by storm! This TikTok ice cream sandwich cake recipe captivated over 20 million viewers. Learn how to make this easy to make homemade treat with our step-by-step instructions.



  • 24 Ice Cream Sandwiches box usually has 12 sandwiches, each sandwich is 3.5oz
  • 8 oz. whipped topping (cool whip) thawed
  • 12 Oreo Cookies Crushed


  • Line a 9×13 pan with parchment paper and make a space in your freezer for the pan. 
  • Place one layer of 12 ice cream sandwiches into the bottom of the baking dish in a single layer, cutting the sandwiches as necessary to make them fit into your pan.
  • Spread half of the thawed Cool Whip whipped topping on top of the ice cream sandwiches in an even layer. Use a spatula to spread.
  • Crush 6 Oreo cookies and sprinkle crumbles on top of the whipped topping.
  • Repeat the instructions, adding a 2nd layer of ice cream sandwiches, the remaining whipped topping, and crushed Oreo cookies.
  • Freeze ice cream sandwich cake for 4 hours or overnight until ready to serve. Slice into ice cream cake squares and serve while still frozen. 
  • Store any leftover ice cream sandwich cake covered and in the freezer. 


Clean knife in between cuts for a smooth cookie-free side of each slice. 
This ice cream cake recipe is super easy to duplicate with other flavors. Switch up the ice cream sandwich flavor (try chocolate or strawberry), or try other toppings like fudge, sprinkles, or miniature candy pieces. 


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 208kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.003g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 105mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 192IU | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 1mg

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