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Praline Ice Cream Cake

 Praline Ice Cream Cake
Melted ice cream is a key ingredient in this delectable golden cake. It's been a family favorite for years and we love the pecan praline flavor. It's also a joy to serve to company since it's not tricky to fix but always wins raves! —Joan Hallford North Richland Hills, Texas
15 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling


  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup butter, divided
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract, divided
  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • Whipped cream, optional


  • In a heavy saucepan, combine the brown sugar, sour cream, 2
  • tablespoons butter and cornstarch; bring to a boil over medium heat,
  • stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; stir in 1/2 teaspoon
  • vanilla.
  • Melt the remaining butter; place in a large bowl. Add ice cream; stir
  • to blend. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition;
  • stir in the remaining vanilla. In another bowl, mix the flour,
  • cracker crumbs, sugar, baking powder and salt; gradually stir into

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Praline Ice Cream Cake (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • ice cream mixture.
  • Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Drizzle with half of
  • the sauce. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick
  • inserted in center comes out clean. Cool slightly in pan on a wire
  • rack.
  • Add pecans to remaining sauce; spoon over warm cake (sauce will not
  • cover cake completely). Cool cake in pan. Serve with whipped cream
  • if desired. Yield: 15 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 316 calories, 15 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 289 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.