Maple Walnut Ice Cream Cream Cake Recipe

Maple Walnut Ice Cream Cake –  Good for Summer or Fall

This is a really good recipe for the end of summer beginning of fall.  When  you start to see pumpkin everything and your taste buds start to think about fall flavour; but you still hold on to the last days of summer with both hands.  This recipe allows you to have the flavours of both seasons.

Candied Maple Walnut Ice Cream Cake Recipea

Like the majority of Canadians my family loves all things maple.    Maple and nut flavours are such a delicious part of fall recipes.

This ice cream cake is decadent and delicious.  It easily serves 8 people and I promise they will love it.


Maple Walnut Ice Cream Cake Recipe

Maple Walnut Ice Cream Cake Recipe

Bottom Layer – Ginger Cookie Crust

2 cups ginger cookie crumbs
4 tbsp butter (melted)
1/2 tsp cinnamon
3 tbsp sugar

Place all ingredients in a bowl and together. Take 1/4 cup of the crumbs and set aside. Place the rest into a 8 inch buttered spring form pan. Press the crumbs into the bottom of the pan.  Bake at 325 for about 5 minutes. Let cool while you make the coated walnuts.

Topping – Maple Coated Walnuts

I dare you not to nibble on these.

Maple walnut ice cream cake

1/2 cup real maple syrup
1 cup  walnuts
1 tsp of butter

Melt the butter on the bottom of a non stick frying pan. Add walnuts and pour the maple syrup over top. Cook the walnuts over medium heat, stirring often. Once the maple syrup has  evaporated and the walnuts are coated place on parchment paper and let cool.

Middle – Ice Cream Layer

Beyers all natural maple walnut ice cream or another brand you prefer.  Our container said 1.66 Litre size.

Place the whole container of ice cream into the bowl of an electric mixer.  Add 1/3 of the candied walnuts and beat until its semi soft.

Place the ice cream on top of the crust and smooth the top.

Decorate the top with the remaining crumbs and maple.

Maple walnut ice cream cake


Spoon the ice cream into the cooled ginger crust.

Sprinkle with the 1/4 cup of ginger crumbs

Place the walnuts on top in a pretty pattern.

If you like extra sweetness you can drizzle a tbsp of maple syrup over top.

Wrap tightly in plastic wrap.

Freeze until solid (At least 2 hours) and serve.

Maple walnut ice cream cake recipe.

It has been quite a while since I posted a recipe.  I hope you enjoy this one.



Maple Walnut Ice Cream Cake Recipe

15 thoughts on “Maple Walnut Ice Cream Cream Cake Recipe

  1. I love candied walnuts and this cake is simply irresistible from my point of view. I bet my husband, son and I can share it in one seating, so not sure what I’d tell the other five people it is supposed to serve:) Maybe quietly give the a beer to drown their sorrows? Pinned:)

  2. You had me at ginger snaps! This looks so delicious and simple to make. But seriously, where have I been…there’s such thing as Maple Walnut ice cream? Having a major craving for ice cream now!

    1. That is wonderful news. Thank you so much, I will for sure stop by check it out and link up again. Much appreciated.

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