Black currant – Hide ‘n’ Seek Ice cream cake

It was weekend and also my birthday πŸ˜‰ (i am getting old ) πŸ˜› and i didn’t want to raise even a finger to do or make anything πŸ˜‰ ………It is my birthday after all πŸ˜€ ……….But Pakhi was super excited and had plans (which included cooking…….sigh !!! )

Since i am known for my sneakiness πŸ˜‰ i thought of a few easy to do recipes πŸ˜‰ My darling girl had made my day beautiful with her love and gifts for me. Apparently she had been saving some of her pocket money for all this. ❀ ❀

gift  from Pakhi

gift from Pakhi

She wanted me to bake a chocolate cake with all the works :/ but seriously i didn’t feel upto it 😦

So i tempted her taste -buds with something new………Ice cream cakeΒ  πŸ˜€

I already had the required ingredients at home and it is a no fuss, no bake cake πŸ™‚

Black currant ice cream cake

Here’s what i did……….


1 cup – black currant ice cream (market bought)

10 nos – hide n seek cookies/ biscuits (market bought)

8 tsp – melted dark chocolate (which will solidify well)

1 tbsp – chocolate sauce

1 tsp – table margarine (at room temperature)


Crush the biscuits/ cookies in a food processor. Reserve 1 1/2 tsp of the crushed cookies and mix the rest with margarine. Pour this mix into a flat mould like a flan dish or a pie dish. Press it hard and refrigerate for 30 mins.

In the meantime melt the dark chocolate on a double boiler.

Take out the biscuit mix and gently push it out of the mould with a carving knife.

biscuit/ cookie base

biscuit/ cookie base

Apply a thick coat of the melted chocolate on the biscuit base (approx 5 tsp). Refrigerate again for 15 mins.

apply a thick coat of chocolate

apply a thick coat of chocolate

Meanwhile remove ice cream from the freezer to soften.

After 15 mins, take the base out and apply a thick layer of ice cream. Sprinkle some of the reserved crushed cookies / biscuits. Refrigerate (in freezer) for 3 hours.

Re- heat the remaining dark chocolate and and coat the ice cream after 3 hours. Sprinkle the rest of the crushed cookies, and refrigerate for another 30 mins.

black currant - hide 'n'seek ice cream cake

Remove the cake from refrigeration 10 mins before serving.

Pour chocolate sauce and serve.

balck currant - hide 'n' seek ice cream cake

black currant - hide 'n' seek ice cream cake

Happy sneaking……….oops, cooking !!! πŸ˜‰

Cheers !!! πŸ˜€


Taking this cake over to Angie’sΒ for Fiesta FridayΒ with our co -hosts AndreaΒ and SylviaΒ πŸ™‚

Happy FF to all πŸ™‚ Sorry for bringing the dessert late πŸ˜€ πŸ˜›




About andy

hi there.....friends call me Andy :) I am a school teacher by profession. Passionate about reading, some random experimental cooking, some hit 'n' miss photography......and i am a dreamer ;) Thank you for popping by :)
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17 Responses to Black currant – Hide ‘n’ Seek Ice cream cake

  1. nimmiafzal says:

    belated birthday wishes Andy:-)

  2. A very happy birthday again my dear :). This is such a gorgeous cake Andy! So doable ! You are a genius. :).

  3. Malar says:

    Andy, how sweet of your girl to get gift with her pocket money, lovely gift πŸ™‚ And cake WOW, awesome!!! Easy and fun lovely dear πŸ™‚

  4. Hope u had a great birthday Andy:-) wow ice cream that s awesome love it.. Gift with Pocket money she s such a swt hrt

  5. Lori says:

    Happy Birthday Andy! So sweet of your little one! And a great idea with this cake! Never too late to bring dessert to FF!! 😊

  6. Hope you had fun on your birthday Andy. .. and as i have princess with me could feel your special celebration with wonderful gift and gorgeous melting cake. … πŸ™‚ πŸ‘πŸ‘

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  8. This dessert would make anyone feel special!

  9. Nice Blog, thanks for sharing this kind of information.

  10. Nice Blog, thanks for sharing this kind of information.

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