Dirt Ice Cream Brownie




We love to do something a little special and a little fun for birthdays at our house. We had this dirt ice cream brownie instead of Birthday Cake and I wish I would have caught P’s little face when we revealed it to her. Absolutely priceless. She was shocked that there were worms in her cake. She thought it was pretty funny. I’ll have to remember to grab my camera next time.


Since we don’t eat a lot of cake we decided to do a brownie bottom and then ice cream and fudge layers. We liked it a lot better than just using a chocolate cake. But I suppose if you absolutely have to have cake, you probably could and it probably would still be delicious. We also used our favorite kinds of ice cream for this but feel free to experiment and use your favorite flavors too! It might be fun to try something with chocolate chunks or peanut butter cups in it. Maybe even something with swirls or chocolate or caramel. Doesn’t that sound yummy? The possibilities are virtually endless! Here is how I did it…


Can Ice Cream Be Made With Milk?

You can make ice cream with milk, for a lighter, lower fat frozen dessert.


Can Ice Cream Cause Food Poisoning?

When ice cream melts, it becomes a good place for bacteria to grow.

Even if the melted ice cream is refrozen, it can still contain harmful amount of bacteria.

Ice cream that has melted can cause food poisoning.


Will Ice Cream Settle My Stomach?

Milk, cheese, and ice cream are hard to digest.

Ice cream will not settle a stomach, and may actually make an upset stomach worse.


Dirt Ice Cream Brownie

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Dirt Ice Cream Brownie

Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: 500+ Best Dessert Recipes
Keyword: brownie, desserts, ice cream
Servings: 1 recipe
Calories: 12845kcal
Author: Sweet Basil


  • 1 Box Chocolate Chunk brownie mix
  • 1 Gallon Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 1 Gallon Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
  • 2 Cups Fudge Sauce
  • 1/3 Package of Oreos smashed
  • Gummy Worms


  • Line a large spring form pan with parchment paper and spray with cooking oil.
  • Follow the directions for the brownie and fill the pan.
  • Bake as directed.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  • Spread a little more than half of the vanilla over the brownie and top with 1 cup of fudge.
  • Place in freezer for about 20-30 min or until set.
  • Remove from freezer and top with Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream and remaining fudge sauce.
  • Place the crushed oreos all over the top and place back in the freezer.
  • Remove 5 min before serving and place worms coming out of the top and all over.
  • We actually had tiny little pots to place on top too, but I forgot. You should try adding them tipped over with more oreos and worms coming out!


Serving: 1recipe | Calories: 12845kcal | Carbohydrates: 1777.7g | Protein: 216.9g | Cholesterol: 1246.1mg | Fiber: 52.1g | Sugar: 1457g
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Carrian Cheney

Lover of all things beautiful, good and delicious. Wife, mother, friend, foodie.

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5 comments on “Dirt Ice Cream Brownie”

  1. Pingback: Low Carb Peanut Butter Chocolate Dirt Cake Recipe | All Day I Dream About Food

  2. Very cute. For Conner's first birthday we did “dirt”. I filled the back of a toy dump truck with chocolate pudding and squares of cake (could do brownie, but would be very rich) then topped with oreo crumbs and gummy worms. DELICIOUS! I did mountain high mud pie the next year with some toy cars on top, one sitting on top of two stacked oreos, like tires. Anyway, we must like dirt! 🙂 cause that seems to be the recurring theme

  3. now that’s my kind of birthday cake! 🙂 yum

  4. I think the worms are the only thing Peyton ate! I don’t know why b/c the rest was delicious too. =)