Triple Layer Christmas Ice-Cream Pudding with Choc Honeycomb, Clinkers, Maltesers & More!

A completely over the top, super simple triple layer Christmas ice-cream pudding with a chocolate base, strawberry middle and vanilla top… oh and it’s filled with chopped chocolate honeycomb, white chocolate chips, Clinkers, Maltesers, chocolate biscuits, sprinkles and Ice-Magic!!! 

Christmas Ice-Cream Pudding with Choc Honeycomb, Clinkers, Maltesers & more

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If you’ve been reading Bake Play Smile for a while now, you’ll be completely and utterly aware of my love for over-the-top desserts… and this Christmas ice-cream pudding is about as decadently ridiculous as it gets. Serious chocolate lovers – this one is for you!!

Christmas Ice-Cream Pudding with Choc Honeycomb, Clinkers, Maltesers & More!

Each year I like to make one dessert for Christmas that is a bit of a ‘showstopper’ or a fancy looking table ‘centrepiece’. But while I want my desserts to look amazing, I certainly don’t want to be spending hours upon hours slaving over the teensy details. I just want to whip up something that looks super impressive, but without any fuss or hassle.

Triple Layer Christmas Ice-Cream Pudding with Choc Honeycomb, Clinkers, Maltesers & More!

So last year I made my Clinkers Rocky Road Wreath which was a total hit. If you haven’t made it before, pretty please do! It’s freaking awesome!! You can pop it onto your Christmas table or take it to a party as a gift. This was mega popular on the blog last year, so definitely check it out!

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Anyway, back to the Christmas ice-cream pudding. I have a bit of a thing with ice-cream puddings and cakes at Christmas time. They’re always a hit with kids and adults alike, plus they’re ridiculously easy to make AND they taste great. Which leads me into this years crazy creation.

Triple Layer Christmas Ice-Cream Pudding with Choc Honeycomb, Clinkers, Maltesers & More!

So to make my triple layer Christmas ice-cream pudding, you’ll need a 2-litre container of neapolitan ice-cream (if you want to make a bigger cake, increase to 3 or 4 litres). You’ll also need a 8 cup capacity bowl (I just used one of my mixing bowls). Line the bowl with two pieces of overhanging cling wrap so that the ice-cream cake is easy to remove.

Triple Layer Christmas Ice-Cream Pudding with Choc Honeycomb, Clinkers, Maltesers & More!

Take the ice-cream out of the freezer and leave it for about 5 minutes. Squeeze the sides of the container to loosen and then overturn onto a chopping board. Cut the ice-cream into 3 seperate slices – chocolate, vanilla and strawberry and place each section into a seperate container and pop back into the freezer. Don’t stress if you have a tiny bit of strawberry ice-cream in the chocolate section etc – it won’t matter in the end!

Triple Layer Christmas Ice-Cream Pudding with Choc Honeycomb, Clinkers, Maltesers & More!

Take the vanilla ice-cream out of the freezer and allow it to soften (but not melt). Add the chopped chocolate honeycomb and the white chocolate chips and stir to combine. Pour into the bottom of the cling wrap lined bowl and place into the freezer for 30 minutes or until set. Then take the strawberry ice-cream out of the freezer and allow to soften. Mix in the chopped Clinkers and sprinkles and carefully spread over the vanilla layer. Pop back into the freezer for 30 minutes to set. Finally, grab the chocolate ice-cream out of the freezer, mix in the chopped chocolate ripple biscuits and the Maltesers and spread over the strawberry layer. Place it back into the freezer and cover the top with cling wrap. Leave overnight.

Triple Layer Christmas Ice-Cream Pudding with Choc Honeycomb, Clinkers, Maltesers & More!

When you’re ready to serve the Christmas ice-cream pudding, take it out of the freezer, remove the cling wrap and turn onto a plate (you might need to wipe off any little ice-cream smears!). Squeeze the Ice Magic all over the top, allowing it to drip down the sides (you won’t need the entire bottle). Decorate with extra chopped honeycomb and Clinkers. Pop back into the freezer for 20 minutes to firm up. Serve immediately.

Triple Layer Christmas Ice-Cream Pudding with Choc Honeycomb, Clinkers, Maltesers & More!

This is one Christmas dessert that is absolutely going to blow your socks off. Everyone will love it! Plus if you have any leftovers (as if!), you can simply pop it into an airtight container in the freezer… and then sneak a few mouthfuls later.

Happy Christmas!! xx

 

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Triple Layer Christmas Ice-Cream Pudding with Choc Honeycomb, Clinkers, Maltesers & More!

Triple Layer Christmas Ice-Cream Pudding with Choc Honeycomb, Clinkers, Maltesers & More!

A completely over the top, super simple triple layer Christmas ice-cream pudding with a chocolate base, strawberry middle and vanilla top... and did I mention that it's filled with chopped chocolate honeycomb, white chocolate chips, Clinkers, Maltesers, chocolate biscuits and sprinkles!!!
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Christmas, Dessert
Cuisine: Christmas, dessert
Prep Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 8
Author: Bake Play Smile

Ingredients

  • 1 X 2 litre container neapolitan ice-cream
  • 100 g chocolate honeycomb plus 100g extra for decoration, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup white chocolate chips
  • 150 g Clinkers plus 100g extra for decoration, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup sprinkles
  • 100 g Maltesers
  • 100 g chocolate biscuits I used Arnott's chocolate ripple, roughly chopped
  • 1 bottle Ice-Magic

Instructions

  • Line an 8 cup capacity bowl with two sheets of cling wrap, allowing the sides to overhang.
  • Take the neapolitan ice-cream out of the freezer and leave it for about 5 minutes to soften slightly.
  • Squeeze the sides of the container to loosen and then overturn onto a chopping board.
  • Cut the ice-cream into 3 seperate slices - chocolate, vanilla and strawberry and place each section into a seperate container and pop back into the freezer (don't worry if you have a tiny bit of strawberry ice-cream in the chocolate section etc - it won't matter in the end!).
  • Take the vanilla ice-cream out of the freezer and allow it to soften (but not melt).
  • Add the chopped chocolate honeycomb and the white chocolate chips and stir to combine.
  • Spoon into the bottom of the cling wrap lined bowl, smooth the top and place into the freezer for 30 minutes or until set.
  • Take the strawberry ice-cream out of the freezer and allow to soften.
  • Mix in the chopped Clinkers and sprinkles and carefully spread over the vanilla layer.
  • Pop back into the freezer for 30 minutes to set.
  • Take the chocolate ice-cream out of the freezer, mix in the chopped chocolate ripple biscuits and the Maltesers and spread over the top of the strawberry layer.
  • Place it back into the freezer and cover the top with cling wrap.
  • Leave overnight.
  • When you're ready to serve the Christmas ice-cream pudding, take it out of the freezer, remove the cling wrap and turn onto a plate (you might need to wipe off any little ice-cream smears!).
  • Squeeze the Ice Magic all over the top of the pudding, allowing it to drip down the sides (you won't need the entire bottle).
  • Decorate with extra chopped honeycomb and Clinkers.
  • Pop back into the freezer for 20 minutes to firm up.
  • Serve immediately.

Triple Layer Christmas Ice-Cream Pudding with Choc Honeycomb, Clinkers, Maltesers & More!

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Cindy@Your Kids OT

This beats Christmas pudding in my book! Perfect for a summer Christmas! My kids would love this!

Emma
Emma

Me too!

Lisa @ Chocolate Meets Strawberry

Oh my what an amazing creation, Lucy!! Yum!

Amy @ Thoroughly Nourished Life

I have so many fond memories of ice cream puddings from Christmas as a kid! It’s time to bring it back on our family Christmas table I think! And my Dad would go wild for this – you used all of his favourite chocolate lollies!

Shari from GoodFoodWeek

My Nana always makes the Christmas Pudding – and it’s the only Christmas pudding that I’ll eat – as it is AMAZING. Although there are family members who haven’t grown up eating traditional Christmas pudding – and I am sure that this would be a hit with them {namely my Dad and my husband}. I’ll be book making this recipe.