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ice cream cake (with cake!)-help needed.

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granolagurl Feb 1, 2009 01:26 PM

i know that there have been posts before about ice cream cakes. the thing is, i am looking for an ice cream cake that actually has a layer of real cake in it. the only one i know of is coldstone. anywhere else in the boson area (i am in cambridge) that does this?

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    jillso Jul 31, 2009 10:38 AM

    Ron's Gourmet Ice Cream in Hyde Park or Dedham has great ice cream cakes. Around $23 small and $30 large.
    Special Order cakes are your choice of yellow or chocolate cake, a layer of strawberry, pineapple, or fudge, and any flavor of ice cream!

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    Ron's Gourmet Homemade Ice Cream
    1231 Hyde Park Ave, Hyde Park, MA

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      catsmeow Jul 31, 2009 11:02 AM

      I second Ron's. We always get a container of his sinful hot fudge sauce to go with it.

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      qwertyu Feb 6, 2009 09:23 PM

      Check Cabot's in Newton. There's a good chance they do.

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        bostonbroad Feb 5, 2009 07:44 AM

        JP Licks

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          Allstonian Feb 5, 2009 08:17 AM

          Nope. Their ice cream cakes do not have cake in them. Ice cream, ice cream, and layers of fudge and the like, but no cake. (One exception - the tiramisu.)

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          jessinjp Feb 5, 2009 06:05 AM

          Toscanini's in Cambridge does ice cream cake with cake, too.

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            ghost52 Feb 2, 2009 04:23 PM

            Treadwell's in Peabody has great ice cream cakes with a layer of cake. You can choose vanilla or choc cake and 2 flavors of ice cream. They are a decent price too for the size. Enjoy!

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              lbfoody Feb 5, 2009 04:47 AM

              White Mountain Creamery in Wellesley makes ice cream cakes. I'm not sure how much cake is in it, but their ice cream is good.

              I love Ben And Jerry's cakes. There is a layer of fudge brownie.

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              stradacouple Feb 2, 2009 01:32 PM

              ColdStone also does ice cream cakes w/ a layer of real cake.

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                AHan Feb 2, 2009 02:39 PM

                Gotta say, I always though Coldstone's ice cream was pretty pathetic. Then, my wife brought home a $40 ice cream cake from there, and now I KNOW the ice cream is terrible, the ice cream cake worse, and about as expensive as I could imagine.
                I second the Ben & Jerry's rec.

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                  stradacouple Feb 2, 2009 03:39 PM

                  Never had em, just know then sell em

              2. xcptnl Feb 2, 2009 10:29 AM

                Ben & Jerrys also do icecream cake with cake but not all their stores do. You can check on their website.

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                  joebloe Feb 2, 2009 10:42 AM

                  Bj's and Costco has ice cake.

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                  robertlf Feb 1, 2009 08:23 PM

                  This is a drive but it's very good:

                  http://www.brusters.com/menu/cakes.asp

                  1. Caralien Feb 1, 2009 01:46 PM

                    If you decide to make it from scratch, this thread discussed the methodology last month:
                    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/584678

                    Good luck!

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                      tweetie Feb 1, 2009 02:26 PM

                      Charl's on Salem ST in Woburn. Made for restaurants so they come pre-sliced but they are fantastic! Choice of Mud Pie or Oreo, both with a layer of chocolate cake on the bottom. Ten large slices per cake and I believe they are $14. Incredible ice cream truffles too (now available in supermarkets) as well as other ice cream/ chocolate covered goodies. Owned by a local family, everyone I've encountered there is friendly, there are always samples. Only open M-F until 4pm. Best deal in town.

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                      Tay Feb 1, 2009 01:39 PM

                      I don't know if you have Baskin Robbins in Boston but if so, they add a layer of cake to their Ice cream cakes. Also, many local bakeries do so as well. Try asking your favorite.

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