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Strawberry Cake Batter Ice Cream

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Serves 10 | Prep Time 5 minutes | Cook Time 0

Why I Love This Recipe

This creamy ice cream is even better than traditional cake batter varieties because well…it’s pink and it’s strawberry. The pretty color looks absolutely festive, especially when topped with a dusting of pastel jumbo sprinkles.

Ingredients You'll Need

1 cup strawberry cake mix such as Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe Strawberry Cake Mix
2 eggs (Erin’s Note: if you’re worried about using raw eggs you can always substitute pasteurized eggs or egg product. You can also adapt this recipe to be used with a cooked custard base).
3/4 cup sugar
2 cups heavy cream
1 cup whole milk
2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2-3 drops of red food coloring just to make sure you get the brightest possible pink color.


Whisk the eggs in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Whisk in the sugar, a little at a time, then continue to whisk until completely blended, about 1 minute more. Pour in the cream, vanilla, cake mix, food coloring, and milk and whisk to blend. At this point I like to chill the batter in the refridgerator for two hours and then freeze according to my ice cream maker’s manufacturer instructions, but if you are pressed for time feel free to skip this step.

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