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Fried Ice Cream Cake Recipe - Family Fresh Meals
5 from 2 votes

Fried Ice Cream Cake

My Fried Ice Cream Cake tastes just like your Mexican restaurant treat, but removes the hassle of having to actually fry the ice cream.
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  • 3 cups crushed cornflakes measured after crushing
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 (48 ocontainer vanilla ice cream
  • 1 (8 ocontainer whipped topping
  • 1/2-1 tsp cinnamon we used 1 tsp
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • Chocolate syrup topping, optional
  • Whipped topping topping, optional
  • Cherries topping, optional


  • Take out ice cream and leave on counter for about 30 minutes to soften and melt slightly
  • Melt butter in large pan then add your crushed cornflakes and sugar and stir continuously (to prevent sugar from burning until lightly golden, remove to pan to cool.
  • Press half of your cornflake mixture into bottom of 9x13" baking pan.
  • In large bowl add your ice cream, whipped topping and cinnamon and stir until combined.
  • Pour your ice cream mixture over the cornflakes and spread gently until covered and even.
  • Sprinkle with remaining cornflakes evenly over the top.
  • Drizzle with honey.
  • Freeze for at least 5 hour.
  • Cut and sere with chocolate syrup, whipped topping and cherries if desired.


Nutrition Information:

Calories: 488kcal (24%)Carbohydrates: 108g (36%)Protein: 10g (20%)Fat: 10g (15%)Saturated Fat: 8g (40%)Cholesterol: 34mg (11%)Sodium: 530mg (22%)Potassium: 361mg (10%)Fiber: 2g (8%)Sugar: 54g (60%)Vitamin A: 1597IU (32%)Vitamin C: 14mg (17%)Calcium: 208mg (21%)Iron: 17mg (94%)