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Sherbet Cream Cake

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. + freezing

Makes

14-16 servings

For a show-stopping spring or summer dessert, serve this colorful, refreshing "cake." This recipe takes a little time to prepare, but it's a beautiful and delicious creation. Family members often request it for their birthdays. —Paula Wipf, Arlington, Virginia
Sherbet Cream Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 3 cups each raspberry, orange and lime sherbet
  • 3 quarts vanilla ice cream, softened, divided
  • 2 cups chopped pecans, divided
  • 2 cups miniature semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 3 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 1 pint fresh raspberries
  • Raspberries and orange and lime slices, optional

Directions

  1. Using a 1/4-cup ice cream scoop, shape sherbet into balls. Place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Freeze for 1 hour or until firm.
  2. In a large bowl, combine 1 qt. vanilla ice cream, 1 cup pecans and 1 cup chocolate chips. Spread into a 10-in. tube pan.
  3. Alternately arrange 12 sherbet balls, four of each color, against the center tube and outer edge of pan. Freeze for 30 minutes.
  4. Spread with 1 qt. ice cream; freeze for 30 minutes. Top with remaining sherbet balls. Combine remaining ice cream, pecans and chips; spread over sherbet balls. Cover and freeze overnight.
  5. Run a knife around edge of pan; dip pan in lukewarm water until loosened. Invert cake onto a serving plate. Frost with whipped cream. Return to freezer. Remove from the freezer 10 minutes before serving. Garnish with raspberries and orange and lime slices if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 605 calories, 38g fat (18g saturated fat), 79mg cholesterol, 128mg sodium, 67g carbohydrate (52g sugars, 4g fiber), 7g protein.

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