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31 Truly Beautiful Ice Cream Cakes

The day they legalize dessert marriage, you'll find me at City Hall.

1. Hot Fudge Sundae Cake

Deb at Smitten is 100% absolutely insane, and thus decided to DIY every single component of this cake, from ice cream to cookies to fudge sauce. The good news is that you have no obligation to do the same — you could just buy and assemble all of the ingredients and it would still be awesome. Recipe here.

2. Chocolate, Cherry, and Almond Ice Cream Cake

Is that pretty or is that PRETTY? Recipe here.

3. 7-Layer Ice Cream Cake

A monument to all that is righteous in the world. Recipe here.

4. Snickers Peanut Butter Brownie Ice Cream Cake

5. Chocolate-Berry Ice Cream Cake

Raspberry sorbet makes a very pretty top layer. Recipe here.

6. Banana Chocolate Caramel Ice Cream Cake (vegan)

A raw/vegan/gluten-free (you're welcome!) cake made with a date-almond crust, banana ice cream, avocado-chocolate pudding, and date caramel. Recipe here.

7. Raspberry Vanilla Ice Cream Cake

About as easy as it gets: Slice pound cake and use it to build an adorable little house around your ice cream and berries. Recipe here.

8. Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Cake

Cookie on the bottom, party on the top. Recipe here.

9. Meringue Ice Cream Cake with Summer Berries

Frozen whipped cream (easy cheater's ice cream) on top of a sweet meringue base. Recipe here.

10. Gooey S'mores Ice Cream Cake

11. Mint Chip Ice Cream Cake

Lo, what noble strata! Recipe here.

12. Nutella & Chocolate Wafer Ice Cream Cake

13. Red, White & Blue Ice Cream Cake

Not too late to bust this one out for Labor Day weekend. Recipe here.

14. Fudgy Ice Cream Cake

Graham crackers provide a little structure for the lovely goopy-droopy fudge. Recipe here.

15. PB&J Ice Cream Cake

Sandwich vs. ice cream cake, a battle for the — LOL, no, obviously cake wins. Recipe here.

16. Chocolate-Covered Banana Ice Cream Cake

17. Cassata (traditional Argentinian ice cream cake)

Cookies and pistachios and candied citrus tucked away in between cozy layers of chocolate and vanilla. Recipe here.

18. Pecan Ice Cream Roll

Pecan sponge cake + butter pecan ice cream = double pecan trouble. Recipe here.

19. Nutella Crunch Ice Cream Cake

20. Spumoni Trifle

Cake cubes are absolutely a viable alternative to cookie crumbs, no question. Recipe here.

21. Peanut Butter + Oreo Ice Cream Cake

Listen, you gotta give the people what they want. Recipe here.

22. Berry Ice Cream Cake with Avocado Chocolate Mousse

23. Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

24. Raspberry and Chocolate Frozen Greek Yogurt Cake

Almost healthy(ish)? Recipe here.

25. Black and White Brownies Ice Cream Cake

You could pick any two flavors of ice cream, but no one ever complains about the classics. Recipe here.

26. Tin Roof Ice Cream Cake

Peanut butta ice cream, chocolate, etc. Recipe here.

27. Peach Cobbler Ice Cream Cake

28. Striped Ice Cream Cake

Très chic. Recipe here.

29. Watermelon Bombe Ice Cream Cake

OK, technically sherbet cake. Deal with it. Recipe here.

30. Tiramisu Ice Cream Cake

31. Coffee Meringue Ice Cream Cake

A beautiful cold hot mess. Recipe here.