Crushed chocolate wafers create a crunchy buttery shell that holds layers of luscious ice cream and chocolate cookies that soften just so. Famous Wafer Chocolate Ice Cream Cake Recipe. The other two major components of this ice cream pie are vanilla wafers and vanilla ice cream. Published: July 25, 2012 Last Updated: April 15, 2020 [Photograph: Yvonne Ruperti] You won't believe how easy it is to create your own customized ice cream cake. From classic vanilla, to exotic flavour combinations, find the ice cream recipe to melt your heart. Pink wafer ice cream cake is such a fab and colourful no bake cake, it’ll make a fantastic birthday surprise (but it’s so easy to make!). You simply line the bottom of your pie plate with vanilla wafers and then add alternate layers of softened ice cream and that delicious hot fudge sauce. As in, you can purchase them and there is absolutely no effort involved. 2 Printer-Friendly Version. … Put your ice cream machine to work. Yvonne Ruperti.