National Ice Cream Cake Day

June 27

When is National Ice Cream Cake Day?

National Ice Cream Cake Day happens on Thursday June 27, 2024.

Chill Out and Dig In: Celebrating National Ice Cream Cake Day – June 27th

Heat waves have nothing on us because June 27th is National Ice Cream Cake Day! It’s the day when freezers across the nation open wide to reveal the ultimate summer dessert: ice cream cakes. Combining the creamy richness of ice cream with the soft, spongy texture of cake, this dessert is a masterpiece of culinary fusion. So, grab a fork (or just a spoon, we don’t judge) and let’s dive into the delicious world of ice cream cakes and their endless flavor adventures!

A Palette of Flavors:

Ice cream cakes aren’t just about vanilla or chocolate anymore. The flavor possibilities have blossomed, offering something for every taste bud out there. Here are just a few mouthwatering varieties to spark your appetite and creativity:

  • Classic Neapolitan: A timeless trio of strawberry, vanilla, and chocolate ice creams layered with sponge cake for those who want a bit of everything.
  • Mint Chocolate Chip Madness: Minty fresh ice cream with chunks of chocolate, layered between chocolate cake, for a refreshing and indulgent experience.
  • Salted Caramel and Brownie: Salted caramel ice cream with fudgy brownie pieces, sandwiched between layers of chocolate cake, because why not combine all good things in life?
  • Cookies and Cream Dream: Creamy vanilla ice cream loaded with crushed cookies, layered with chocolate cake for a crunchy, sweet sensation.
  • Tropical Escape: Mango and coconut ice creams layered with a light sponge cake, offering a taste of tropical paradise with every bite.
  • Coffee Lovers’ Delight: Coffee ice cream with bits of toffee and espresso-soaked cake layers for a caffeinated kick.

How to Make National Ice Cream Cake Day Unforgettable:

  1. DIY Ice Cream Cake: Unleash your inner pastry chef by creating your homemade ice cream cake. Choose your favorite flavors, and don’t forget the fun toppings!
  2. Ice Cream Cake Tasting Party: Invite friends and family over for an ice cream cake tasting party. Ask everyone to bring a different flavor, ensuring a diverse tasting experience.
  3. Local Ice Cream Shop Hop: Support your local ice cream shop by discovering who makes the best ice cream cake in town. It’s a delicious way to show love to your community.
  4. Share the Chill: Spread the joy of National Ice Cream Cake Day by sharing a slice with neighbors, coworkers, or anyone who needs a little sweetness in their day.

Tips for the Perfect Ice Cream Cake:

  • Freeze Between Layers: To keep layers distinct and prevent melting, freeze the cake for about 30 minutes between adding new layers.
  • Smooth Frosting: Use a warm spatula to smooth out the ice cream for a flawless finish. Dipping the spatula in warm water helps!
  • Decorate with Flair: Get creative with toppings and decorations. Think fresh fruit, chocolate shavings, candy pieces, or even edible flowers for a stunning presentation.

National Ice Cream Cake Day is the perfect excuse to indulge in one of summer’s finest treats. Whether you’re experimenting with flavors in your kitchen, sharing slices with friends, or exploring local ice cream shops, today is about celebrating the joy that ice cream cakes bring into our lives. So here’s to a day filled with creamy, dreamy, frosty delights. Happy National Ice Cream Cake Day! 🍨🍰🎉

When does National Ice Cream Cake Day happen next year?

National Ice Cream Cake Day will happen on the following upcoming dates:

  • Friday June 27, 2025
  • Saturday June 27, 2026
  • Sunday June 27, 2027
  • Tuesday June 27, 2028
  • Wednesday June 27, 2029


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