9 Ice Cream Cupcake Recipes That Are Better Than A Whole Ice Cream Cake

06/16/2015 07:00 am ET | Updated Dec 02, 2015

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Ice cream cakes, no matter how simple, have the ability to stir up lots of nostalgia. They're associated with birthdays, summer, and zero responsibilities -- a trifecta of the best things in life. There isn't much that can top the magic of an ice cream cake, except for maybe ice cream cupcakes.

Ice cream cupcakes mean personal-sized, handheld servings of ice cream cake. And they often include actual cake or brownie in the mix, too. (See, we told you they were great.) Here are eight recipes that prove good things come in small packages -- especially when that package is cupcakes.

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