Maple Walnut Ice Cream Cream Cake Recipe

Maple Walnut Ice Cream Cake –  A Great Summer or Fall Dessert Idea

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.
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Candied Maple Walnut Ice Cream Cake served pm a pretty pink plate. Summer dessert, summer dessert recipe, fall dessert, fall dessert recipe

Like the majority of Canadians my family loves all things maple.    Maple and nut flavours are such a delicious part of fall recipes and with the ice cream is a perfect dessert for the end of summer.

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

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Maple Walnut Ice Cream Cake Recipe. Summer dessert, summer dessert recipe, fall dessert, fall dessert 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 mix together. Take 1/4 cup of the crumbs and set aside. Place the rest into an 8-inch buttered springform 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 coated walnuts for a maple walnut ice cream dessert. Summer dessert, summer dessert recipe, fall dessert, fall dessert recipe

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

Melt the butter on the bottom of a nonstick 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

You will need 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 it’s semi-soft.
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Maple walnut ice cream being smoothed in a pan. Summer dessert, summer dessert recipe, fall dessert, fall dessert recipe

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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, with maple syrup and ginger cookie crust. Summer dessert, summer dessert recipe, fall dessert, fall dessert recipe

Assembly

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.

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Maple walnut ice cream dessert recipe. Summer dessert, summer dessert recipe, fall dessert, fall dessert recipe

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

 

 

Maple walnut ice cream dessert recipe. Summer dessert, summer dessert recipe, fall dessert, fall dessert recipe

 

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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