What Is a Fast and Easy Dessert to Make?

What Is a Fast and Easy Dessert to Make?

An idea a for quick and simple dessert is an ice cream sandwich cake, which combines ice cream with sundae toppings. This treat pleases adults and children alike, and can be customized to certain tastes. It requires minimal ingredients and preparation, and requires a 9-inch by 13-inch pan for baking.

Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

This ice cream sandwich cake recipe can be adjusted easily, whether it with the flavor of ice cream or the toppings, which can include whipped cream, nuts like pecans or peanuts and chocolate and caramel topping sauce.

Prep time: 30 min.

Ready in: 1 hr.


  • 24 ice cream sandwiches
  • 2 8 oz. containers of whipped topping.
  • 1 12 oz. jar of hot chocolate sauce and 1 12.oz) jar of caramel sauce
  • 1 (1/4) cup pecans
  1. Create layers
  2. Arrange layer of ice cream sandwiches on a 9 by 13 inch pan. Top with a layer of whipped cream, followed by chocolate sauce and caramel sauce. Repeat with the remaining ice cream sandwiches, whipped cream and sauces. Finish the final layer with a coating of whipped cream.

  3. Cover and freeze
  4. This recipe does not require baking, but does need to set and cool before serving. Cover with aluminum foil and let sit in the freezer for 30 minutes.

In addition to these ingredients, customize the ice cream cake with other favorites. Adding cherries or brownie pieces adds a unique twist, as does topping with peanuts, candy and caramel.