Cook Like a Pro: It’s Time for Some Vanilla Ice-Cream Sandwich with Chocolate Cake

It may sound pretty difficult, but making an ice-cream sandwich cake is actually quite easy.

The recipe we are sharing today features a generous amount of chocolate cake, with a decadent and creamy vanilla scoop of Ice cream in between!

Want to cut right to the case? Here’s how you can make your own vanilla ice-cream cake with chocolate, with the help of this simple step-by-step recipe.

Pro Tip: You can replace the vanilla Ice-cream with variations like peanut butter Ice-cream or chocolate Ice-cream or vanilla ice cream topped with ganache. The options are endless!


  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee
  • 1/2 cup dry milk
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup oil/melted unsalted butter
  • 3 rectangular ice cream boxes (or as needed)


• Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two baking sheets with parchment papers.


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• Sift and mix all the dry ingredients together.

• Add in the eggs, oil/butter and water to the dry ingredients and mix well.

• Spread the batter onto the pre-lined baking sheets.

• Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes. 

• Allow the cakes to cool completely
• Using a ruler and toothpicks, Cut each cake into 7 by 13-inch rectangles.

• Round the edges of the rectangles with a knife.

• Punch 5 holes across and 15 holes down the cake, using a straw.

• Lay out plastic wrap huge enough to cover the entire cake.
• Place the first layer of the cake down on the plastic wrap.

• Cut open ice cream cartons and lay the ice cream down on the bottom of the cake.

vanilla ice cream carton

• Cover with more plastic wrap and smooth down the sides and top until it forms a block.

• Remove plastic wrap and top with second cake layer

• Wrap the entire cake in plastic wrap and freeze for 2 hours before serving.

• Enjoy your delicious giant ice cream sandwich.

ice cream sandwich