This post and recipe was created for #SummerDessertWeek! I was sent products by sponsor companies but, as always, opinions are 100% mine.
Drumstick Layered Dessert is an ice cream cake inspired by the forever favorite, Drumstick. Crushed sugar cone, chocolate, vanilla ice cream, magic shell, and chopped peanuts make one delicious cake!
Today is my last post for Summer Desserts Week, and I have to tell you how much I loved it! Doing these events is fun because I get a chance to meet so many other bloggers, create fun and delicious recipes, connect with companies I love, and of course interact with you. Thank you for stopping by and being part of my community because you make this such a fun thing to do!
Speaking of sponsors- I want to thank Anolon for giving me the fantastic springform 9-inch pan used for this recipe!
This recipe is a lot of fun! I love Drumsticks, and they are one of my go-to frozen treats. I decided to make a layered dessert because who does not love ice cream cake!?
This dessert has a crust made from crushed sugar cones, a layer of chocolate (just like you find at the bottom of the Drumstick cone), creamy vanilla ice cream, and a magic shell topping with a sprinkling of nuts. The recipe has a few steps, but all manageable, and pretty quick. I love the creaminess of this dessert, and that it has all my favorite features of a Drumstick transformed into a cake![easy-image-collage id=8225]
What Do You Need To Get Started:
- 9-inch Springform pan, like mine from Anolon
- Sugar Cones
- Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
- Heavy Cream
- Vanilla Ice Cream
- Magic Shell Topping
- Chopped Peanuts
Frequently Asked Questions:
I don't have a springform- what can I use?
You can use a regular pie dish, but line it with parchment paper if you plan to remove the cake.
Can I use graham crackers for the crush?
Yes, but you will miss that sugar cone flavor
Can I use a different type of ice cream?
Sure! Vanilla is traditional for drumsticks, but any flavor will work.
My spring form is leaking- what do I do?
Make sure the bottom is wrapped well in foil in the even of leaking.
How long is the ice cream good for?
I would say, covered, a few weeks. Uncovered will allow for freezer burn.
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Drumstick Layered Dessert
- 8 sugar cones
- 3 tbsp butter, melted
- 1 ¼ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- ½ cup heavy cream
- 1 ½ qts vanilla ice cream
- 7 ¼ oz magic shell topping
- ½ cup chopped peanuts
Sugar Cone Crust:
- Place sugar cones in a food processor and grind. Drizzle in the melted together and stop processor when combined.
- Press cone shell into the 9-inch spring form and set aside.
For Chocolate Layer:
- Place heavy cream in a microwave safe measuring cup. Microwave in 30 second intervals to scald the cream (to almost bring to a boil).
- Place chocolate chips into a bowl and pour scalded cream over the chocolate. Whisk till smooth.
- Pour chocolate into the pie crust and smooth it into an even layer. Place in the fridge for about 30 minutes to allow chocolate to set. At this time, remove ice cream from the freezer so it begins to soften.
For Ice Cream Layer:
- Cover the bottom of the springform with foil in the event there is any leaking.
- Once ice cream is spreadable and chocolate is set, scoop ice cream into the pan. Use a spatula to make an even ice cream layer.
For Magic Shell and Peanuts:
- Pour the magic over the ice cream layer. You will want to work quickly because the shell will set very quickly. While shell is still wet sprinkle peanut over the top.
- Cover and set in the fridge for at least 6 hours.
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