When a sweet tooth strikes, nothing’s guaranteed to get more smiles than a sugary, cold, dripping dolce made out of their favorite flavors. From fancy to freestyle, these 10 cakes will make you want to re-name your kitchen the Sugar Shack. Read on for inspiration, but find your keys first—you’ll be racing to the grocery to stock up on supplies as soon as you’re through. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream Cake

You might not want to share this with the kids. It's perfectly safe—the cookie dough is eggless—and you know they'd literally eat up the combination of chocolate cake, ice cream, and cookie dough, but sometimes, Mama needs to look out for #1. It's that good. Check out the step-by-step at Life, Love, and Sugar.


Do you have a favorite ice cream cake that you whip up when the temperature rises? Tell us in the comments section below!

—Shelley Massey