Pink Lemonade Ice Cream Pie and a Huge Ice Cream Making Prize Pack Giveaway #IceCreamWeek

Incredibly easy to make and perfect for parties. If you like Pink this pie is for YOU!

Pink Lemonade Ice Cream Pie | Incredibly easy to make and perfect for parties. If you like Pink this pie is for YOU!

Welcome to Ice Cream Week 2014! This year the event is hosted by myself,  and Susan of  The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen. We have teamed up with 25 amazing bloggers to bring you ice cream treats all week long. I hope you have as much fun as we did. Break out those stretchy pants and celebrate Ice Cream Week with us.

Ice Cream Week is an annual event meant to celebrate our love for ice cream treats. It kicks off today (August 18) and will continue until Saturday August 23. We have over 25 bloggers sharing recipes at least 3 days a week, many of us will be posting every day.

There will ice cream pies, ice cream cakes, ice cream sandwiches, milkshakes, floats, and even baked alaska. We’ve all gone above and beyond in our pursuit of ice cream nirvana.

We hope you will join us, and help us celebrate our love of ice cream. Not only are we sharing recipes but we’re giving away amazing prizes. One winner takes all. I wish I could enter because this giveaway is flipping amazing.

So keep reading, find out more about the event, the prizes and get the recipe for this amazing Pink Lemonade Ice Cream Pie.

A quick thank you to my co-host Susan, and to all our participants this year. It takes a special kind of crazy devotion to commit to a week of ice cream recipes. So I applaud everyone involved.

Our sponsors for the event have provided us with some great prizes. A huge thanks to Cake Boss, Anolon, MicroplaneWÜSTHOF, Page Street Publishing and Quarry SpoonKim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Susan of The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen have tossed in a bonus prize of a Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker because they think everyone should own one!

Pink Lemonade Ice Cream Pie | Incredibly easy to make and perfect for parties. If you like Pink this pie is for YOU!

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Pink Lemonade Ice Cream Pie

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 1 pie

Serving Size: Serves 6 to 8

Pink Lemonade Ice Cream Pie

Incredibly easy to make and perfect for parties. If you like Pink this pie is for YOU!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of nilla wafers, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 Litres (just shy of 2 quarts if you're in the U.S.) of vanilla ice cream, softened slightly
  • 2 cups (or 16 ounces in the U.S.) of whipped cream, I made homemade but you can use store bought, divided
  • 1 packet of crystal light pink lemonade (4.5 g)
  • 1 to 2 cups of coconut (to taste, I like more)
  • 1 to 2 drops of red food colouring.

Instructions

  • Crush the nilla wafers in a food processor by pulsing until they resemble fine crumbs. Add the melted butter, pulse again.
  • Press into a pie plate.
  • In a stand mixer combine the ice cream, 1/2 of the whipped cream and crystal light packet. Whisk on high until well combined. If you want it to be a darker pink you can add some food colouring. Pour into the pie plate and smooth out. Place in the freezer for about 4 hours, or preferably overnight.
  • Pull out the pie about 10 minutes before serving and top with the remaining 1/2 of the whipped cream. If desired top with the pink coconut.
  • Pink Coconut Optional topping:
  • You can make the coconut pink fairly easily. Start with a small amount of coconut on a glass bowl. Add 1 drop of food colouring and mix thoroughly, then add more coconut until you get the colour you want to achieve. Toss over top of the pie just before serving.
  • Serve with a big old pretty in pink smile!

Notes

Recipe slightly adapted from Betty Crocker

Coconut topping inspiration comes from Blooming on Bainbridge

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Pink Lemonade Ice Cream Pie | Incredibly easy to make and perfect for parties. If you like Pink this pie is for YOU!

Okay now for the prizes, then be sure to scroll to the bottom for TONS of ice cream links. You are going to love every single recipe. Now check out these amazing prizes!

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Here’s what is up for grabs, One Winner Takes All:

Ice Cream Week 2014 Cookbook Giveaway

Whoever wins this one is going to be a very happy ice cream camper. I wish I could enter. Good luck to everyone. Keep scrolling to the bottom for the rafflecopter to enter. But first, more ice cream!

Pink Lemonade Ice Cream Pie | Incredibly easy to make and perfect for parties. If you like Pink this pie is for YOU!

Make sure you swing by for a scoop from each of today’s Ice Cream Week Participants:

Pink Lemonade Ice Cream Pie | Incredibly easy to make and perfect for parties. If you like Pink this pie is for YOU!

Other Blogs participating later this week:

Special Guest for the Week is Lindsay Clendaniel of the blog, Scoop Adventures. We’re very excited to have her join us. Lindsay is the author of Scoop Adventures which is chock full of ice cream goodness.

Ice Cream Week 2014, Tons of amazing recipes, one massive Ice Cream Making Prize Pack. Be sure to stop by cravingsofalunatic.com to enter!

Enter the rafflecopter to win. You can enter once (by leaving a comment) or enter often (by doing the bonus entries). Good luck!

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Stay tuned all week for more ice cream week madness! Er, I mean recipes!

Toodles and smoochies! xx

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Comments

  1. 1

    SO gorgeous, Kim Bee!!!! You’ve outdone yourself! Thanks for squeezing in this “little” ice cream project into your busy schedule!!! xx

    • 2
      Kim Beaulieu says:

      Thanks so much Liz. Ha, I’m all about squeezing things into my schedule. Now I can’t squeeze into my jeans though. Totally worth it though.

  2. 3

    This is so pretty! I love the pink coconut on top!

    • 4
      Kim Beaulieu says:

      Awe, thanks so much Amanda. I adore you site so I’m always stoked when you dig one of my recipes. xx

  3. 5

    My favorite flavor of ice cream is chocolate raspberry truffle……or really just anything with chocolate! YUM! This prize package is awesome. Someone (hopefully me) is going to be a very lucky person.

    • 6
      Kim Beaulieu says:

      Both of those sound awesome. And thanks. We love doing ice cream week and are so lucky to have companies who enjoy it too.

  4. 7

    I’m a huge fan of any ice cream with caramel! Totally not picky when it comes to caramel :)

  5. 8

    Nothing says summer like pink lemonade! Sounds delicious!

  6. 9
    Pamela Gurganus says:

    My favorite flavor of ice cream is chocolate peanut butter.

  7. 10

    Pink Lemonade Ice Cream Cake? What an inspired idea! Love this! Great pictures, too — I particularly like the first one. Good stuff — thanks.

  8. 11

    Egg Nog is my favorite flavour of ice cream.

  9. 12

    Hmmm … coconut “to taste” means I can leave it out, right? But I have to say it’s pretty ;-)

    Love the pie pinkness. I would have never thought of adding lemonade to ice cream, but now that you’ve done it, it makes perfect sense! LOVE IT!

  10. 13

    Favorite flavor of ice cream.. cookies and cream! My daughter loves anything pink, so I will be making this ice cream pie this week for sure – yum!

  11. 14

    Kim, holla to the best week evaaaaah! I love this simple yet elegant, delicious and oh-so-pretty pink lemonade ice cream pie. Seriously, you are the busiest lady in the blogging business. I don’t know how you manage to get everything done. I’m in awe!

  12. 15
    Cindy taylor says:

    Neopolitan! (spelling?)

  13. 16

    I’ve always been such a huge cookies and cream person, I just love Oreos with ice cream!!

  14. 17
    Alicia J. says:

    Vanilla is the best ever.

  15. 18

    I have two favorite flavors of ice cream…French vanilla and butter pecan. Boy, I would love to win this giveaway!

  16. 19

    Love the pretty pink color! Never had lemonade ice cream before. I will have to try it.

  17. 20

    My favorite flavor is cookies and cream!

  18. 21

    My favorite flavor of ice cream is Mud Pie! I love coffee ice cream with anything chocolate added in (brownies, cookies, fudge)!

  19. 22

    My favourite ice cream is Tiger Tiger :) crazy I know. Your recipe for Pink Lemonade Ice Cream pie looking unbelievably delicious!!

  20. 23

    My favorite flavor of ice cream is chocolate peanut butter.

  21. 24

    It’s just so pretty Kim! I don’t think I’ve ever seen one so pretty (and girly before). Thanks for all YOUR hard work this week. mwuah!

  22. 25

    Such a gorgeous colour, this pie looks so delicious :D
    Need to try it!

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

  23. 26

    oh my gawd, Kim! this looks amazing!!! love the color. . so pretty!

  24. 27

    Chocolate ice cream is the best! Even vanilla with Oreos, or kaluha, or brownies, or hot fudge etc etc :)

  25. 28

    YAYYY ICE CREAM WEEK!!!! I love how pretty and pink this pie is :D

  26. 29

    Your pie is so pretty in pink! I’m excited to be a part of ICW and am looking forward to all the yummy ice cream treats that are coming our way.

  27. 30

    Love all the pink! Sounds like a super fun summer ice cream pie!

  28. 31
    Thom Anderson says:

    In our house, strawberry rules!

  29. 32

    My favorite ice cream is butter pecan, but I love vanilla too.

  30. 33

    Vanilla Bean is my fave!

  31. 34

    we love it ALL…..

  32. 35
    Debbie Bray says:

    chocolate

  33. 36

    Nice and chunky cherry ice cream is one of my favorites! Cherry Garcia from Ben & Jerrys is awesome.

  34. 37

    Oooo… By pure coincidence ive made two types of icecream this weekend… Right on time for icecream week…:)

  35. 38

    My absolute favorite ice cream flavor is good old-fashioned natural strawberry.

  36. 39

    I love pink lemonade! Very summery. That pink coconut topping is so pretty!

  37. 40

    I love how pink and girly this ice cream pie is!!!! Absolutely gorgeous! Pinned for sure!

  38. 41

    I love how you topped this pie! So pretty.

  39. 42

    Absolutely gorgeous! Love this ice cream pie idea. Need to put it on my ice cream to do list. Thanks for involving me in such a wonderful event!

  40. 43

    I love vanilla ice cream!

  41. 44

    Kim,
    I don’t have just one favorite. I love cookies and cream and chocolate chip cookie dough. Thanks for the giveaway.
    Annamaria

  42. 45

    This has to be the most gorgeous pie ever! I love that pink color – it is perfect, and the flavor combo sounds totally refreshing and yummilicious! Beautiful photos!!

  43. 46

    I love coffee ice cream

  44. 47

    My favorite is Rocky Road

  45. 48

    Right now, my favorite ice cream flavor is blue moon!

  46. 49

    Cookies and cream!

  47. 50
    Jennie A. says:

    Mint chocolate chip!

  48. 51

    My two favorite flavors are pistachio and vanilla fudge swirl…or anything with coconut..or nuts..or mocha…;) so difficult to pick a favorite!

  49. 52

    I <3 ice cream but s a diabetic I am very choosy and want it to taste good if I am going to indulge.

  50. 54

    It’s a toss-up between French vanilla and Butter Pecan

  51. 55

    Cookies and cream

  52. 56

    So so so gorgeous!!

  53. 57
    Sherra Gray says:

    My mother used to make Pink Lemonade Pie for me (I wanted that instead of B-day cake growing up!) when I was young. It used frozen pink lemonade and cool whip (along with evaporated milk and a few other things). I’m going to give this a try just to see if it brings back memories! Thanks for posting!

  54. 58

    Honestly? I’m a big fan of vanilla. It’s allllll about the toppings!!! Mwahaha!

  55. 59

    Oh, Kim. Be still my ever lovin’ pie heart! LOVE.

  56. 60

    Pink lemonade ice cream… all I want to say is “HELLO!” and shove that whole piece in my mouth. :)

  57. 61
    Wendy Janzen says:

    Beet ice cream. Not only is it yummy, but the look on people’s face when I tell them (after they have said how good it is) is priceless!

  58. 62

    wow so much to win!! thank you so much!

  59. 63

    I love your backdrop, where did you get it?

    • 64
      Kim Beaulieu says:

      Hey Ayngelina. Actually both the thing under the food and behind it are tiles. I go to home depot or lowes and buy cheap tiles for photo backdrops. The one under it is marble. But what you can’t see is it’s broken. We bought an irregular, broken piece and paid half. We’ll cut the broken end off and it’s good as new. Any tile with a chip or imperfection they will usually discount. So it’s a really inexpensive option.

  60. 66

    My favorite flavor is Chocolate Mousse Royale from Baskin Robbins!

  61. 67

    This is like ice cream lover heaven right here on a platter :D
    Gorgeous colour!

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

  62. 69

    Anything ice cream works for me! This would be great for a baby girl shower! Thank you!

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