Twix Caramel Ice Cream
Twix Caramel Ice Cream

Twix Caramel Ice Cream

Sometimes it’s the simplest of recipes that make the most delicious treats.

Twix Pods

Twix Pods

I’m not sure if it’s because simple recipes aren’t a huge effort to make, and can be enjoyed more quickly, or if it’s just the right collection of flavours.

Twix Pods Ice-cream Recipe

Twix Pods Ice-cream Recipe

Whatever the reason this Twix caramel ice cream recipe is a perfect example of something so easy and so delicious. Just three ingredients, no egg custard to make and a smooth, sweet, creamy ice cream!

Twix Caramel Ice-cream

Twix Caramel Ice-cream

I tried a few versions before settling on this recipe.  Each time I tried a variation I knew I was over complicating the recipe.

Caramel Ice-Cream Dessert - Pin Me

Caramel Ice-Cream Dessert – Pin Me

This recipe with only three ingredient was the best. So if you have ever wanted to try your hand at making ice-cream start with this recipe.  If you don’t have and ice-cream maker you can still make this dessert.

Caramel Ice-Cream

Caramel Ice-Cream

So I give you my Twix Caramel Ice Cream… it’s almost to simple to call a recipe!

Caramel Ice-cream Recipe

Caramel Ice-cream Recipe

Twix Caramel Ice Cream
Recipe Type: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Author: Julie
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 8
Just three ingredients and a cheats ice-cream is born!
  • 600ml cream
  • 380gm Dulce de Leche (or Nestle Top & Fill)
  • 300gm Twix Pods
Method Using Ice-Cream Maker
  1. Whip the cream until soft peaks form.
  2. Stir the Dulce de Leche until the caramel is smooth.
  3. Gently combine the Dulce de Leche with the cream and place into an ice cream maker.
  4. Set the ice cream maker on to chill and churn for 1 hour.
  5. Roughly chop 1/2 the Twix Pods.
  6. Once the Ice cream is ready pour the mixture into a freezing tray.
  7. Mix 3/4 of the pods through the ice-cream and reserve the remainder for the top.
  8. Chill the ice-cream in the freezer until required (2-3 hours is best)
Method By Hand
  1. Whip the cream until soft peaks form.
  2. Stir the Dulce de Leche until the caramel is smooth.
  3. Gently combine the Dulce de Leche with the cream place into a metal loaf tin and freeze for 1 hour.
  4. Remove the metal tray from the freezer and use a stick blender to churn the ice-cream and break up ice crystals return to the freezer.
  5. Repeat this process two more times on the hour.
  6. Roughly chop 1/2 the Twix Pods.
  7. On the last churn stir through 3/4 of the twix pods by hand.
  8. Use the remainder of the pods to decorate the top of the ice-cream.
  9. Chill the ice-cream in the freezer until required (2-3 hours is best)

I always tell readers I’m a lazy cook.  The truth is I am an odd combination of being fussy about my food and lazy! I want to spend the minimum time in the kitchen but I want to get the maximum results.

Twix Ice-cream Recipe

Twix Ice-cream Recipe

This recipe ticks all the boxes.  It only needs minimal assistance from me, and its still a delicious and impressive dessert.

Caramel Ice- Cream Dessert

Caramel Ice- Cream Dessert

Oh and I can imagine it with a little chocolate sauce poured over the top! YUM!


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  1. Simplicity is always best – your caramel ice cream ticks all the right boxes – scrumptious!
    Have a wonderful weekend Julie.
    🙂 Mandy xo

  2. Too bad I’ve caught the flu and some bad cold! 3 ingredients for this beauty?! As Steve Jobs put it, “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”

  3. Great results for so few ingredients Julie 🙂

  4. How decadently wonderful, simple and loveable!

  5. Brilliant recipe Julie for an easy to make and certainly great to enjoy dessert 🙂

  6. You could twist my arm to do just about anything with some of this ice cream. 🙂

  7. Whilst it is a sense of achievement pulling off a complicated recipe, the simple ones are so much easier to repeat again and again! I love the look of this…now to find the GF equivalent of pods! lol

  8. Amazing how there are just three ingredients in this wonderful looking ice cream. Twix bars are my favourite xx

  9. You said “If you don’t have and ice-cream maker you can still make this dessert.”
    How do you do that, please?

  10. i am so craving some of this ice cream right now.. love the idea of a twix caramel flavour. i can imagine how good it would have tasted!

  11. It looks so good and so easy to make ! I’m gonna make it, your photos are extra 😉

  12. Love how you found that the simplest recipe turned out to be the best! Would be perfect for a dinner party!

  13. My two favourites Twix and ice-cream! Love this recipe! 😀

  14. I love ice cream with ‘bits’, and I love Twix, so this sounds fantastic to me!

  15. Before I even put this together, I know I will be licking my whisk and my fingers:-) What a smart and delicious recipe!

  16. This ice cream looks amazing, Julie! I love caramel and ice cream together! And I’ve always wanted to make my own ice cream but I don’t have an ice cream maker so this is perfect! 🙂

  17. Ooh three ingredient ice cream!!I’m totally in and since I don’t have an ice cream maker this looks perfect!!Love dulche de leche and cannot wait to try 🙂

  18. It’s absolutely hard to believe it’s so easy to make!!!! Never had Twix before, but this is the very first recipe I’d love to try with it! YUM!

  19. Well there goes my 30 Cleanse program – this recipe looks amazing – I am with you in regards to simplicity – I call them Slack Tart Shortcuts. So many things to squeeze into the day; no need to make it harder than you have too. Love your Blog, thrilled to have come upon it. Cheers Monique

  20. Can’t believe it’s only 3 ingredients, you have got my curiosity~ Firstly I need to get myself an icecream machine 😛

  21. I love twix bars and I love dulce de leche. What a great combination. And how good is it that this only takes three ingredients! Excellent recipe coming into summer, Julie xx

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