Maple Walnut Ice Cream Cake
Maple walnut icing cream cake, A super simple and delicious early fall dessert.
Maple Coated Walnuts
Middle Ice Cream Layer
Bottom Layer – Ginger Crust
  1. Place all ingredients in a bowl and together. Take 1/4 cup of the crumbs and set aside.
  1. Place the rest into a 8 inch buttered spring form pan. Press the crumbs into the bottom of the pan.
  2. Bake at 325 for about 5 minutes. Let cool while you make the coated walnuts.
Maple Coated Walnuts
  1. Melt the butter on the bottom of a non stick frying pan.
  2. Add walnuts and pour the maple syrup over top. Cook the walnuts over medium heat, stirring often.
  3. Once the maple syrup has evaporated and the walnuts are coated place on parchment paper and let cool.
Middle Ice Cream Layer
  1. 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.
  2. Place the ice cream on top of the crust and smooth the top.
  3. Decorate the top with the remaining crumbs and maple walnuts.
  1. Spoon the ice cream into the cooled ginger crust. Sprinkle with the 1/4 cup of ginger crumbs
  2. Place the walnuts on top in a pretty pattern.
  3. If you like extra sweetness you can drizzle a tbsp of maple syrup over top.
  4. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Freeze until solid, at least two hours before serving.