Snickers Brownie Ice Cream Cake

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Snickers Brownie Ice Cream Cake from Marty's Musings

(Stay tuned for links to all the fabulous bloggers joining us in our All Things Home Valentine’s Showcase.)

Every year I listen to the hype and commercialization of the first holiday of the new year.

I walk through the aisles of the drugstore and see candy hearts, silk roses and mushy cards.

Snickers Brownie Ice Cream Cake - Marty's Musings

It all looks so…….average. 

Then I remind myself, “these retailers have nothing on me!” My DIY husband and I had the nerve to actually get married on Valentine’s Day!

It was beautiful and touching and we actually sang to each other. I know, sweet, right?

Snickers Brownie Ice Cream Cake - Marty's Musings

Our wedding day was memorable and 25 years later my husband and family surprised me with the most amazing wedding anniversary vow renewal service.

The memories still make me smile.

Isn’t  this holiday really all about love, through expressions of kindness, encouragement, gifts of time and investment in lives?

Oh, and maybe, just a little bit of chocolate?

Snickers Brownie Ice Cream Cake - Marty's Musings

When I saw this beautiful layer cake recipe from from Life, Love….and Sugar I thought it was just beautiful.

And then I decided I was going to find an easier way to make it! I made my dessert in a 9×13 dish with only one layer of each of the toppings.

Treat your family to this special dessert and I bet your holiday will be one to remember, too!

(Go here to see more of my scrumptious dessert recipes, including Oreo Dirt Cake, Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Lasagna and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies!)

Snickers Brownie Ice Cream Cake
This scrumptious ice cream cake begins with a boxed brownie mix and ends with caramel, chocolate and snickers!
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  1. 1 box brownie mix, plus ingredients required on box
  2. 1/4 cup milk
  3. 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  4. 1/2 cup sugar
  5. 1 1/2 cups peanut butter
  6. 8 oz. whipped topping, thawed
  7. 10 oz. chocolate syrup (1/2 of 20 oz. bottle)
  8. 9 oz. caramel syrup (1/2 of 17 oz jar)
  9. 1 11.5 oz. bag mini snickers, chopped
  1. Grease 9x13 glass dish.
  2. Make brownie mix according to instructions on back of box. Do not over bake.
  3. While brownies are cooling combine milk, cream cheese, sugar and peanut butter together in a mixing bowl. Mix until completely combined. Fold in the whipped topping.
  4. Spread 1/2 caramel syrup and 1/2 chocolate syrup over the brownie.
  5. Top with peanut butter ice cream mixture.
  6. Pour remaining caramel and chocolate syrups over the top, reserving just a bit for a final drizzle.
  7. Finish off with chopped snickers and last of syrups.
  8. Allow ice cream cake to freeze completely.
  1. You can certainly add more of the caramel and chocolate syrups if you like!
  2. When serving take out just a bit early to make it easier to slice.
Marty's Musings
Here’s to 27 more crazy, laughter filled years, sweetheart!

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Worthing Court 
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Celebrating Everyday Life
Our Southern Home
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  1. Diana says:

    I hope you have a wonderful anniversary Marty and all I can say about this cake is Yum…….

    • Marty Walden says:

      Thank you, Diana! I’m sure we will have a special night out sometime!

  2. Your romance is far more sweeter then the snicker brownie! Why in the world did you have to post that when I am home with the kids for a snow day today. :) Thanks a lot and happy anniversary a bit early. Hugs!

    • Marty Walden says:

      Thank you, Laura! It has its romantic moments! And then there’s real life……not as much fun! 27 years is an accomplishment, though!

  3. Not a fan of Snickers but this looks too delish. Will try it Milky way or Three musketeers and toasted almonds. Pinning.

    • Marty Walden says:

      Thanks, Vidya! I’ll bet either of those candies would be amazing as well!

  4. kristin says:

    YUMMY! Just pinned.

  5. What can I say but YUM!!!

    Wonderful to be co-hosting with you.

    – Alma, The Tablescaper

  6. Happy Anniversary (a little early)! And yum, those brownies look devine!

    • Marty Walden says:

      Thanks, Jeanie! Early wishes are good, too! My 14-year-old son wished us happy anniversary today. I guess better early than never!

  7. Jamie says:

    This looks delish, Marty! Pinning 😉

  8. Marty, this looks so sinfully yummy! My family will love this! Buffered and pinned! ~Christy

  9. Loretta Musser says:

    Hello! I was Wondering If There Is Ice Cream In This recipe? It is not in the ingredients list but is mentioned several times in the directions. Thanks.

    • Marty Walden says:

      Hi, Loretta. Actually, there is no ice cream in this recipe! That’s a deceptive title, isn’t it? The filling ingredients all mix together to make an ice cream like substance, which is delicious!

  10. Marisa says:

    My husband will love this! How does it work without the peanut butter?

    • Marty Walden says:

      I haven’t ever tried it without the peanut butter, Marisa, My fear would be that the consistency wouldn’t be stiff enough, and offhand I can’t think of what you might be able to substitute for it. Do you have any ideas?

  11. Tracie says:

    Gonna make this for my husband for Fathers Day this Sunday. I have a question. Are we suppose to let it completely cool before doing the rest of the steps or do we just let it cool for a few minutes and while still warm complete the rest of the steps? Can you please clarify for me? Thanks

    • Marty Walden says:

      Hi, Tracie. I would let it cool completely so the rest of the ingredients don’t get mushy. It probably doesn’t matter since it all gets frozen anyway but this way the layers look prettier when you serve it. Let me know how your husband likes it!

  12. Amy says:

    How long do you think this would stay good in the freezer? Can I make it a couple of days in advance?

    • Marty Walden says:

      Hi, Amy. There’s nothing wrong with doing it in advance and freezing it. We leave it in there until we’ve eaten it all (which sadly, isn’t very long!) Enjoy!

  13. Amy Coe says:

    I made this last weekend for a Family BBQ and they devoured it. I was worried the brownie would be too hard, but it was perfect! I did substitute the Snickers for mini Reeces Peanut Butter Cups cut in 4’s and it was AHHHHMAZING!!!!!!!!!!! :)
    Matter of fact I am making it again for our Girls Bunco Night tomorrow at my house!!!! YUM!

    • Marty Walden says:

      Hi, Amy. The Snickers do sound amazing! You could also use Butterfingers (which I love) or most any other candy bar! Now I need to go make some! Have a great weekend!

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