Coca-Cola Ice Cream Cake Recipe

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Coca-Cola Ice Cream Cake

One of my favorite drink brands is Coca-Cola. I usually drink either Diet Coke or Coke Zero, but on occasion I will drink Coca-Cola Classic. The other year, I was at a country style restaurant and saw they offered double fudge Coca-Cola cake. I was intrigued and ordered a piece. Of course, it was great and since then I have been making my own version at home. A scoop of vanilla ice cream is a must when enjoying Coca-Cola cake. So I decided to combine the two and make a Coca-Cola Ice Cream Cake.

Since it’s been so hot recently, I thought it was the pretty time to make a Coca-Cola Ice Cream Cake. I headed to Walmart to pick up some of the ingredients. While I was there, I checked out their Coca-Cola coolers and drop bins since Walmart has the widest and most organized selection of Coca-Cola personalized 20 oz bottles. Here is a list of Walmart stores where you can find a large quantity of personalized Coca Cola bottles to share with someone this Summer! If your store is not on the list, you can still find these bottles at all Walmart locations. While I was looking for names at my local Walmart, I was lucky enough to see one while I was walking pass one of the Coca-Cola coolers near the checkouts.

I was excited when I saw the name, Amanda, front and center in the cooler. My friend, Amanda and I have known each other since I was in preschool. She is the type of friend that will always have your back and will never judge you. We live a couple hours away from each other now but when we do see each other, it’s like we haven’t even been apart. Amanda is a true friend and she will always be important in my life. So when I saw the bottle, I had to grab it for her since she is also a Coke lover.

During the summertime, my family and friends like to sit outside and enjoy the beautiful weather. While we are outside, it’s a great time to share a Coke and enjoy Coca-Cola Ice Cream Cake.

Coca-Cola Ice Cream Cake is not hard to make. You just have to make a cake like normal, but you have to divide the batter into two 9×13 inch pans. Once cool, you cover the cakes and place them in the freezer. After an hour, top one of the cakes with ice cream and place the other cake on top. Then place the assembled cake back into the freezer for an hour. After you make the Coca-Cola frosting, spread it on top of the cake and store covered in the freezer. You just need to let it thaw for 15 minutes before serving. Coca-Cola Ice Cream Cake is a delicious chocolate frozen dessert that is perfect on a hot day.

Coca-Cola Ice Cream Cake
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 24
Coca-Cola Cake
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1½ cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1½ cups mini marshmallows
  • 1 cup butter
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup Coca-Cola
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
Ice Cream layer
  • 48 oz. vanilla ice cream
Coca-Cola Frosting
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ⅓ cup Coca-Cola
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3½ cups confectioners' sugar
Coca-Cola Cake
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease two 9x13 inch baking pans.
  2. In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, and baking soda. Add in marshmallows. Set aside.
  3. In a saucepan over medium heat, bring 1 cup butter, ½ cup cocoa powder, and 1 cup Coca-Cola to a boil. Pour into the marshmallow/ flour mixture and mix. Stir in the buttermilk, eggs and vanilla extract. Pour the batter equally into the two prepared baking pans.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes or until done. Allow to cool.
  5. Cover one of the pans with aluminum foil and place in the freezer for an hour.
  6. Remove the other cake from the pan and cover in foil. Place in the freezer for an hour.
Ice Cream Layer
  1. Thaw ice cream until softened and easy to spread.
  2. Remove cakes from the freezer and uncover. Spread ice cream on top of the cake in the pan. Then top with the other cake. Cover and place assembled cake back in the freezer for an hour.
Coca-Cola Frosting
  1. In a saucepan, bring ½ cup butter, ¼ cup cocoa powder, ⅓ cup Coca-Cola to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in the vanilla extract and confectioner's sugar.
  2. Spread frosting over assembled cake.
  3. Store covered in the freezer. Let thaw 15 minutes before serving.

What are you looking forward to this summer, and with whom would you Share a Coke? I’d love to hear your comments and ideas!

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  1. This looks like such an amazing dessert!! I agree-it looks like a scoop of ice cream is a must.

  2. Terri S. says:

    Your Coca-Cola Ice Cream Cakes looks so appetizing and refreshing! I’m heading over to Walmart today to get a few last minutes items for our Memorial Day barbeque with family & friends. I want to check out the Coca-Cola name bottles & get a few ingredients to make this cake. Thanks for the recipe! :-)

  3. Judy maharrey says:

    This looks good! I wish I could find my name!

  4. Sandi Goldberg says:

    Looks good to make for parties or pot luck.

  5. OOh this looks amazing, I love Coca Cola and will be giving this a go. I ordered our names direct from Coca Cola as we couldn’t find half of our names in the shops
    Lupin Girl x

  6. Oh my goodness, this looks delicious! What a perfect summer treat!

  7. Heycan’t we just use boxed cakes mixes to save time??

    • I personally don’t use boxed cake mixes. But if you want to make just a plain ice cream cake, a boxed cake mix would probably work.

  8. I know this is a Coca-Cola recipe, but I’m not much of a Coca-Cola fan, has anybody tried using root beer instead?

  9. I am definitely going to try this with a Cherry Cola flavor…OOOHHHH! And either Hageen Diaz Ice Cream or maybe Homemade Ice Cream….What a great summer treat!

  10. corinne1989 says:

    What an interesting recipe! I’m definitely going to give this a try. Pinning it so I can easily find it again.

  11. This is a must-try for summer!

  12. Not crazy about chocolate cake but this one I will try! Something about how rich it looks helps! Pinned!

  13. It looks delicious! I must give it a try! Pinned!

  14. This looks wonderful! Featuring when my link party opens up tonight!


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