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Recipe by: Lisa Prince

Special K Ice Cream Cake – Joe Fisher

Joe Fisher shared his family’s celebration cake. They use walnuts instead of pecans, but it is delicious either way. If you want to get fancy, add a chocolate, caramel and walnut or pecan topping.

Servings: 8
Cook Time: Prep Time: 20 minutes; Total Time: 20 minutes
Meal Type: Dessert
NC Ingredients: pecans

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cups Special K cereal
cup butter, melted
cup brown sugar
cup chopped pecans
gallon vanilla ice cream
jar (11.5 oz.) chocolate ice cream topping
jar (11.5 oz.) caramel ice cream topping


In a large bowl, combine the first 4 ingredients and press ¾ of the mixture into a 9 x 13 baking dish. Cut the ice cream into 6 equal slices and place over the crunchy cereal crust.

Spoon ice cream toppings over the ice cream. Then top with the remaining cereal mixture.


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