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Gluten Free Birthday Ice Cream Cake

No birthday is complete without cake and this Gluten Free Birthday Ice Cream Cake is the epitome of birthday awesomeness. Layers of chocolate and vanilla ice cream, birthday cake cookie crumbles and lots of sprinkles.

whole gluten free birthday ice cream cake with sprinkles and whole birthday cake cookies

This post is sponsored by Goodie Girl Cookies. All opinions are my own, we eat them and love them!

Gluten Free Birthday Ice Cream Cake

We are huge ice cream cake fans in this house. If there is a birthday, there is an ice cream cake. One of my most popular recipes is this Carvel Ice Cream Cake Copycat (Gluten free of course!) Once diagnosed with Celiac Disease it was one of the things I missed the most. Luckily, they aren’t hard to make, just a little bit of time and patience!

goodie girl birthday cake cookies with birthday ice cream cake

Birthday Cake Cookies

What makes this gluten free ice cream cake extra special is that we move away from the traditional chocolate cookie crumbles, the cookie layer of this cake is Goodie Girl Gluten Free Birthday Cake Cookies. These creme filled cookies have all your fave birthday cake flavors, complete with sprinkles on the inside.

slice of gluten free birthday ice cream cake with whole birthday cake cookie

Unlike traditional cakes, there is no fudge layer over the cookies. The creme in the cookies helps to hold the crumbles together and make the perfect layer.

overhead shot of gluten free birthday ice cream cake

Easy, but not Quick

This gluten free ice cream cake, may look difficult, but it’s not. It’s just a little time consuming. Each layer needs time to freeze, so plan to start making it at minimum the day before you need it. There are a few tips to making it come out perfect.

bite of gluten free birthday ice cream cake

Birthday Ice Cream Cake Recipe Notes

  1. Whip your ice cream in a stand mixer (if you have one). The ice cream needs to be smooth to spread easily, but you don’t want a part to be liquid and the rest to be solid. Beating it will turn it to soft serve consistency.
  2. Let the first layer set for at least an hour before adding the cookie layer and second ice cream layer.
  3. Add some sprinkles to the vanilla layer, it makes it look like a party!
  4. Ice with whipped cream and refreeze before adding decorations.

If you love ice cream cake, this is the gluten free ice cream cake you have been missing. This gluten free birthday ice cream cake is to die for. If you prefer a chocolate crunch layer, be sure to check out my original version with Goodie Girl’s Double Chocolate Chip Cookies HERE.

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3.25 from 4 votes

Gluten Free Birthday Ice Cream Cake

No birthday is complete without cake and this Gluten Free Birthday Ice Cream Cake is the epitome of birthday awesomeness. Layers of chocolate and vanilla ice cream, gluten free birthday cake cookie crumbles and lots of sprinkles. This cake will make any birthday great!
Prep Time30 mins
Freeze12 hrs
Total Time12 hrs 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cookie, Goodie Girl
Servings: 16
Calories: 32kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 half gallons ice cream I used chocolate and vanilla
  • 1 box Goodie Girl Birthday Cake cookies
  • 1/2 cup gluten free sprinkles
  • 3-4 cups whipped cream
  • Icing and other decorations as desired

Instructions

  • Place parchment paper on the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan.
  • Gently beat softened chocolate ice cream until easily spreadable.
  • Spread onto bottom of pan.
  • Freeze for at least one hour.
  • Grind cookies in food processor.
  • Layer in springform pan over first ice cream layer.
  • Beat vanilla ice cream until spreadable.
  • Stir in 1/4 cup gluten free sprinkles.
  • Spread vanilla gently over cookie layer.
  • Freeze at least overnight.
  • Carefully remove from pan and frost with whipped cream.
  • Keep frozen until ready to serve.

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    Carol Heller
    May 28, 2019 at 10:06 pm

    When you say, “whipped cream” do you mean Whipping cream that we whip or do you mean a “Cool Whip” type of topping?

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      Amanda
      May 28, 2019 at 10:25 pm

      Hi! I’ve used both. I prefer cool whip because it’s easy and it freezes well. You can make whipped cream and use it. If you want it not to melt you have to make a stabilized version using gelatin and it’s a bit complicated.

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