Strawberry S’more Ice Cream Cake

For a cool treat on a hot day, check out this terrific make-ahead dessert.

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 5 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/2
cups graham cracker crumbs (24 squares)
3
tablespoons sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted

Filling

1/2
gallon (8 cups) strawberry ice cream, slightly softened
1
jar (16 oz) hot fudge topping

Topping

2
cups miniature marshmallows (from 10.5-oz bag)

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix crust ingredients. Firmly press in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Bake 10 minutes or until browned. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 2 Spoon 4 cups of the ice cream over cooled crust, spreading evenly. Spoon 1/3 cup of the hot fudge topping into small microwavable bowl; cover and refrigerate. Microwave remaining topping in uncovered jar on High 1 minute or until softened. Stir topping; spoon and spread over ice cream in crust. Spoon and spread remaining 4 cups ice cream over topping. Freeze until firm, 4 hours or overnight.
  • 3 Set oven control to broil. Top dessert evenly with marshmallows. Broil 1 to 2 minutes or until marshmallows are lightly browned. Freeze cake 3 hours.
  • 4 Before serving, microwave reserved 1/3 cup hot fudge topping uncovered on High 10 seconds. Stir; drizzle topping over dessert. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

Create a different ice cream dessert by substituting your favorite ice cream and/or ice cream topping.

Crush the graham crackers in a resealable food-storage plastic bag with a rolling pin, or use a food processor and pulse crackers until crushed.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
300mg
300%;
Total Carbohydrate
63g
63%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
44g
44%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.