A great summertime family activity would be to make ice cream cakes. The method used to get flawless layers in this towering ice cream cake. Before assembly, freeze each layer separately. The cake requires some patience while the ice cream is setting in the freezer, but once it's time to stack, everything comes together quickly. Just be sure to use pans of the same size for both freezing and baking the ice cream layers. This will guarantee flawless accuracy in the layers.
For the layers of white cake:
For the layers of ice cream:
For the topping:
A terrific make-ahead dessert that will impress at a gathering is an ice cream cake recipe. You have the option to add your own flavor to the recipe by layering different ice cream flavors.