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Good Ice Cream Cake?

mo_seattle Jun 11, 2008 05:11 PM

Any recommendations for good ice cream cake? Its a favorite of my husbands and last year we had a very disappointing one from JP Licks.

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    usmc0621matt Jun 13, 2008 02:55 PM

    Cravings on Main St. in Wakefield has fantastic ice cream cake

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      cdoobiest Jun 14, 2008 05:33 AM

      Daily Scoop in Stoneham. 19.99 for 2 layer ice cream by Richardsons. Includes fudge on top and oreos in middle. I think it was 6" cake and fed 8 of us. Fyi, I have tried meletharbs in Wakefield, Cold Stone and think Daily Scoop the best flavor and best value. Meletharbs was good but very rich and heavy. Cold stone different with cake and ice cream so so and much more expensive.

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        taxi Jun 14, 2008 09:41 AM

        Oh, good. I didn't know they made ice cream cakes. It is close by, too!

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        GoFriars Jun 13, 2008 01:00 PM

        Cabot's Icecream in Newtonville. Really delicious.

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          taxi Jun 12, 2008 04:30 PM

          Cherry Hill Farm in Danvers. And, the ice cream is homemade to boot.

          1. TomH Jun 12, 2008 08:54 AM

            This thread makes me reminisce about my youth celebrating a birthday with "Fudgie The Whale" and "Cookiepuss"! :)

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              edgewater Jun 12, 2008 01:36 PM

              Coldstone Creamery's ice cream cakes are delicious but if I remember correctly a bit expensive. I love Dairy Queen but do not get their ice cream cakes.......awful!

            2. rlh Jun 12, 2008 07:27 AM

              We have had phenomenal service and tasty products recently from Chilly Cow in Arlington Center - just be sure to get the frozen custard cake or pie, not their ice creams. The frozen coconut custard pie we got last weekend got raves from everyone who tasted it - and it was only about $15 for plenty to serve 8-10 hungry adults. I think you have to call in advance for the cakes, but they were really accomodating - the vanilla custard with chocolate crunch was great - and they added Peeps for Easter at our request - huge hit with the kids, too.

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                lulu806 Jun 12, 2008 06:21 AM

                Meletharb's in Wakefield - they are absolutely delicious and you can have them made with any of their homemade flavors.

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                  Jeda Jun 12, 2008 05:21 AM

                  My hands-down favorite for ice cream cakes is Christina's, in Inman Square. You have to give them 24 or 48 hours notice, but they'll make the cake with any two flavors you want from their extensive repertoire of ice creams. They also seem (to me) to be a very good value - the smallest cake, which they told me served 4-6, definitely served at least 8 of us. Burnt Sugar and Mexican Chocolate... Pumpkin and ginger... khulfi and mango... these are some combinations that we have enjoyed. They do decorate with real whipped cream, which can be a little funny frozen.

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                    ade333 Jun 11, 2008 07:15 PM

                    Lizzy's on Moody Street in Waltham makes a great ice cream cake. I work near there and we always get ice cream cake for celebrations. I can't remember if the bottom layer can be ordered with actual cake, I usually order 2 different flavors of ice cream and in the middle you can ask for chocolate crunchies and a layer of chocolate fudge. The woman who makes the cakes has a folio of pics that you can look through to help you decide how you want it decorated. I highly recommend the coffee oreo frozen yogurt!

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                      catsmeow Jun 11, 2008 05:45 PM

                      Ron's Ice Cream in Hyde Park. The best! We also get his delicious hot fudge sauce to drizzle over it.

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