Super Sweet Valentine’s: Strawberry Funfetti Melted Ice Cream Cake
Happy V-Day! Whether single, attached, or somewhere in the middle, there’s one unifying reason for everyone to celebrate the holiday of love: SUGAR. Valentine’s Day is a no-holds-barred marathon of sweets. Chocolates, strawberries, truffles, cupcakes, whipped cream…the sugary possibilities are endless. Personally, I’m a “red wine and dark chocolate” type of dessert lover, but I do have a couple vices when it comes to sweets, and here’s my most guilty one: funfetti. I’m powerless before funfetti. You know what I’m talking about, that boxed rainbow cake you see at birthday parties? I love it.
Anyway, this is a recipe that was sent to me by our friends at Arctic Zero, so it’s festive and sweet but definitely lower in cals/fat than your average dessert made with cream, butter, etc. Meaning you can still feel H-O-T in whatever seductive outfit you want to flaunt after sharing this dessert with your love (significant other, friend, family member, TV screen?) of choice.
The cake itself is cute and pink and rainbow-y, and super moist thanks to using Arctic Zero versus oil or something in the cake batter. It tastes like a homemade birthday cake with a scoop of melted ice cream mixed together. What could be better than that?
Strawberry Funfetti Melted Ice Cream Cake
1 box funfetti cake mix
3 large eggs, room temperature
2 cups melted Strawberry Arctic Zero
3 tablespoons non-peril sprinkles
1 ½ cups powdered sugar
2 ½ teaspoons heavy cream
¼ teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon melted butter
Red food dye
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a bundt pan with nonstick cooking spray. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cake mix, eggs and Arctic Zero together. Carefully stir in the sprinkles. Pour the cake mix into the bundt pan. Bake for about 33 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from the pan and let cool completely.
Meanwhile, mix the sugar, cream, vanilla and butter together. Divide into two bowls. Add food dye to one bowl to make a pink color. Drizzle the cake with the pink and white drizzle. Garnish with more sprinkles!