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These are our best Christmas ice-cream cake recipes

Christmas in Australia can be hot, hot, hot. Cool down with our frozen desserts.

It's not all warm sticky puddings and fruit mince pies, especially when you're celebrating Christmas in Australia and our weather is far from cool. Here's our collection of indulgent ice-cream cake recipes that are cool, creamy and the perfect way to end an Aussie Christmas lunch.
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    Cheat’s frozen Christmas puddings

    These deliciously sweet frozen puddings are perfect for a hot Australian Christmas celebration. We'll show you the quick way to make these impressive desserts with minimal effort.

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    Christmas ice-cream cake

    This quick recipe for frozen Christmas ice-cream cake is loaded with fruit, berries and brandy. Make it the night before for a hassle-free Christmas spent with your friends and family.

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    Chocolate, honey and red berry parfait

    Parfait means 'perfect' in French and there's a lot about this chocolate, honey and red berry version that is perfect. For starters, it's easy to make and doesn't melt too quickly which means it's great for entertaining. It also looks amazing.

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    Italian ice-cream isn't all about the gelato, consider this beautiful looking cassata.

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    Celebration ice-cream and cake terrine

    For an elegant Christmas dessert, try this cheat's ice-cream terrine served with fresh berries. For a more layered look, you could use two different flavours of ice-cream.

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    Festive ice-cream cake with caramel sauce

    'Tis the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature is stirring ... because you haven't made the pudding yet! Don't despair, help is at hand with this delicious dessert.

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    Frozen christmas pudding

    This sweet and creamy Christmas pudding pairs two types of homemade ice-cream to create a delicious frozen dessert to serve during the festive season. You'll even get yummy chunks of dried fruit and dark chocolate with each bite.

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    Lemon and raspberry semifreddo

    Limoncello liqueur is an Italian lemon-flavoured liqueur made from the peel only of fragrant lemons. The peels are steeped in a good-quality clear alcohol then diluted with sugar and water.

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    Santa Claus Christmas ice-cream cake

    This adorable Christmas-themed cake is perfect for festive celebrations. The cream-filled strawberry Santas will be a favourite with the kids, plus the creamy ice-cream filling, of course.

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    Cherry and ginger ice-cream cake

    Traditional Christmas flavours are given a decadent update and a distinctly Australian twist in this cherry and ginger ice-cream cake. Topped with brandied cherries, it's sure to be the talk of the town.

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    Frozen christmas pudding

    Draped in melted chocolate and frozen, this incredible mixed fruit ice-cream pudding is perfect for a summer Christmas.

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