Hot Fudge Ice Cream Cake

This is a REALLY simple dessert,but it also looks pretty impressive served up! My birthday was this last thursday, and my ideal cake has anything to do with CHOCOLATE! I am a true chocolate loving girl so I decided this was the simple delicious cake that I wanted.


you can EITHER:

use my favorite chocolate cake recipe (just the cake, not the frosting for this recipe),
or if you really want to take the easy route…which is what I did in this case, use a box of devil’s food cake mix


2 cans sweetened condensed milk
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 tsp. vanilla
toppings: whipped cream, cherries, nuts
block of vanilla ice cream

Make cake according to directions and pour into a cookie sheet pan. 
Once cake is done, pull out and dust with sugar on top.  Let cool.
Once cake is completely cool, cut into squares.  Cut each square in half width way. 
Place a square piece of ice cream in between the two layers.
Pour hot fudge onto each of the four corners. 
Top with whipped cream, nuts, and cherry! A

ny extra hot fudge can be stored in a tupperware in the fridge for later use!It is so tasty and looks like it took a lot more work than it really did!


If you make this recipe, snap a photo and hashtag it #chefintraining and/or #chefintrainingblog. I would love to see how these recipes take shape in your kitchens.

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  1. ASTERrisk

    That looks so good! Seriously my favorite dessert combination. I'll be making this for sure!

  2. Screaming Sardine

    Happy belated birthday! I hope it was a great one, although I'm sure this yummy cake helped to make it a great day!

    Tracy Screaming Sardine

  3. Happier Than a Pig in Mud

    Happy B-Day! The cake looks amazing:@)

  4. Stevie @ MooreBabies

    Hi Nikki! What a great blog :) I'm following you back! (and can't wait to try these recipes!)

  5. A Pretty Life in the Suburbs

    Wow this looks so so good!

  6. Kirsten @ Mushki Loves

    Oh my heck! I love you blog! You are such a cutie! Thank you for stopping by mine and becoming my newest follower...I want to follow yours, is it supposed to be by the "let's be friends?" I didn't see the follow button, I will check back because I don't want to miss out on your posts! Thanks again for stopping by mine!

  7. Tanya @ Greetings From the Asylum

    I love, love, love recipes! I can't wait to try this one! I am your newest follower. I would love it if you came over to Greetings From the Asylum and followed me too!

  8. emily @ the happy home

    oh, yum yum yum! with a cherry on top!

  9. Comfy Cook

    I am having such fun, getting to know your blog. I love it. You have done a beautiful job.

  10. Jacque

    This looks absolutely delicious!

    Please it with my girls over at my Sundae Shake Up link party! I'm sure they would love it, since my blog is a 1950's vintage icecream parlor theme!


    Jacque @ Jacque's Soda Parlor

  11. Tammi Friedrich

    This is my husbands favorite dessert and I'd love to make it for him But unless I over looked it, I don't see where the instructions are to make the hot fudge. Do you just melt the chocolate chips and add to the condensed milk and vanilla? Or does it have to boil for a certain amount of time. Thanks and love your blog :)