Easy Four-Ingredient Melted Ice-Cream Chocolate Cake

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Is there anything more terrifying than having to make a cake for a birthday party or celebration?

Don’t worry – we’ve got the answer with this amazing chocolate cake that’s almost too easy!

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This week it’s a Four-ingredient Melted Ice-Cream Chocolate Cake. Using just four ingredients, this creation is great for a kid’s party or when you need to bring a plate.

Four-ingredient chocolate cake (Credit: New Idea Food.)

Four-ingredient Melted Ice Cream Chocolate Cake

Serves 8-10,

Prep and Cook: 1 hour 20 mins


 2 litre tub Bulla Choc Chip Ice Cream

4 40g box golden butter cake mix

3 eggs

1 cup Betty Crocker Creamy Deluxe Chocolate frosting


1. Grease a 20cm-round cake pan. Line base and side with baking paper, extending paper 2cm above pan edges.

2. Spoon 3 cups of the ice-cream into a large bowl, reserving remaining ice-cream for another use. Stand ice-cream at room temperature for about 45 minutes, or until completely melted. (You will need 2 cups.)

3. Sift cake mix into the large bowl of an electric mixer, reserving icing sachet for another use. Add eggs and melted ice-cream. Beat on low speed until combined.

4. Increase speed to medium. Beat for a further 2 minutes, or until thick. Pour into prepared pan. Smooth over top of cake mix.

5. Cook in a moderately slow oven (160C) for about 55 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Remove from oven. Stand in pan for 15 minutes. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

6. Spread frosting over top of cake. Serve cut into wedges.

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