artisanal gelato cake

By Christina Franzese | Published on November 20 2023

Prep Time:

20 min

Total Time:

40 min



Make fresh gelato cakes at home with this amazing reclipse and Franzese Gelato.

Our Gelato Cakes are easy to make and completely delicious!

Gelato Cake


make a cookie mixture with Grahm crackers and butter.

assemble the cake

  1. Remove Franzese Gelato out of the freezer 20-30 minutes before making the cake, allowing it to soften
  2. Combine the crushed Oreos and melted butter
  3. With a springform pan, remove the round bottom from the sides. Place a piece of parchment paper on the circled bottom and clamp the bottom back onto the sides. If parchment paper is poking out the sides, cut the reserved off.
  4. Place half the cookie mixture onto the parchment paper and press down to cover entire bottom.
  5. Top the cookie crumble with half the softened gelato
  6. Add a layer of fresh whipped cream or cool whip to the gelate, followed by a layer of drizzled strawberry sauce (or any sauce to compliment the flavor of gelato you have.)
  7. Repeat cookie, ice cream, cool whip and Sauce layers once more.
  8. End the layers with a decorative drizzle of your suauce or cookie crumble if you have some left.
  9. When finished, place your gelato cake in the freezer for at least 3 hours to harden. Remove from the freezer 20 minutes before cutting into it.
  10. If adding fresh fuit and decorative whipped topping, do this after it's hardened and just before serving.



For more recipes like these visit Jamie Kamber's blog.