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German Chocolate Ice Cream Cake

Servings 8 -10 slices

Ingredients

  • For the crust
  • 24 chocolate creme filled sandwich cookies crushed
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter melted
  • For the ice cream
  • 1 package of The Curious Creamery Ice Cream Cake Mix German Chocolate flavor
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 1/4 cup cold heavy whipping cream
  • 1 1/8 cup cold milk
  • For the coconut pecan topping
  • 6 oz can evaporated milk
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • dash of salt
  • 2 cups sweetened coconut flakes
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans plus more for garnish (if desired)
  • For the ganache
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

Instructions

  1. For the crust
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix together cookie crumbs and melted butter until well combined. Pour into a 9" springform pan. Press onto bottom and slightly up the sides of pan. Bake for 10 minutes. Let cool.
  3. For the ice cream
  4. Follow package instructions which are to add 1 packet of The Curious Creamery Ice Cream Cake Mix to a large bowl along with sugar, cream and milk. Beat with an electric mixer on low until combined, then turn up to medium and beat for 3-5 minutes or until soft peaks form. Pour into the cooled crust. Freeze for 2-6 hours or until firm.
  5. For the coconut pecan topping
  6. Combine milk, sugar, butter and egg in a saucepan. Stir constantly and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and cool for a few minutes. Stir in salt, vanilla, coconut and pecans. Let cool completely, then spread onto top of cake. Return cake to freezer until set. Add more chopped pecans on top before serving, if desired.
  7. For the ganache
  8. Add chocolate chips to a medium glass bowl. Set aside. Place cream in a small saucepan over medium heat. Let it just come to a bowl, then immediately pour over chocolate chips. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let it sit for 10 minutes. Stir until smooth. Let it cool. Pour into a small plastic sandwich bag. Seal the bag then cut off a tiny corner and drizzle ganache onto cake. You will have extra ganache to drizzle onto each serving of pie.
Nutrition Facts
German Chocolate Ice Cream Cake
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 0
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.