Dairy Queen has been serving up soft serve ice cream treats since 1940. Today, there are more than 4800 locations in the United States. In addition to being known for their frozen novelties and thick Blizzard shakes, Dairy Queen is a popular place for people to buy ice cream cakes. All Dairy Queen locations are franchises. Owners have the discretion to decide whether or not to sell Dairy Queen ice cream cakes. They also select which cakes they feature in their stores. Pricing for Dairy Queen cakes can vary widely from location to location. This guide will give you a rough idea of costs.
Dairy Queen Cakes Prices
|Dairy Queen Round Cakes||8” Round Classic Cake (Serves 8 to 10 people)||Starts at $21.99|
|8” Round Blizzard Cake (Serves 8 to 10 people)||Starts at $25.99|
|8” Round Character Cake (Serves 8 to 10 people)||Starts at $25.99|
|8” Round Photo Cake (Serves 8 to 10 people)||Starts at $25.99|
|10” Round Cake (Serves 12 to 16 people)||Starts at $24.99|
|10” Round Blizzard Cake (Serves 12 to 16 people)||Starts at $28.99|
|10” Round Character Cake (Serves 12 to 16 people)||Starts at $28.99|
|10” Round Photo Cake (Serves 12 to 16 people)||Starts at $28.99|
|Dairy Queen Sheet Cakes||10” x 14” Sheet Cake (Serves 20 to 24 people)||Starts at $30.99|
|10” x 14” Blizzard Sheet Cake (Serves 20 to 24 people)||Starts at $34.99|
|10” x 14”Character Sheet Cake (Serves 20 to 24 people)||Starts at $34.99|
|10” x 14” Photo Sheet Cake (Serves 20 to 24 people)||Starts at $34.99|
|Dairy Queen Specialty Cakes||9” Heart Cake (Serves 10 to 12 people)||Starts at $25.99|
|9” x 4” Log Cake (Serves 8 people)||Starts at $16.99|
|Dairy Queen Wedding Cakes||2 Tier Specialty Round Cake||Starts at $105.99|
|3 Tier Specialty Round Cake||Starts at $158.99|
Dairy Queen Cake Types & Designs
There are three basic types of Dairy Queen cakes:
1. Classic Cakes. These Dairy Queen ice cream cakes come in two round sizes and a single sheet cake size. Inside of the cake is a layer of vanilla soft serve and a layer of chocolate soft serve separated by a layer of chocolate fudge with cookie crumbles. There are hundreds of different designs available for the icing outside and many can be customized with greetings.
2. Blizzard Cakes. Blizzard Dairy Queen ice cream cakes feature the ingredients found in Blizzard shakes all frozen together. More of the ingredients are then used for toppings and decorations. Typically, stores feature the Oreo Blizzard, Chocolate Xtreme and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Blizzard ice cream cakes year round and have one or two seasonal flavors available as well. These Dairy Queen cakes are not customizable. Normally the price of all of the Dairy Queen Blizzard cakes flavors are the same.
3. Log Cakes. Log cakes are rounded log-shape cakes. The log Dairy Queen cake has chocolate ice cream and the fudge cookie center inside and is then rolled in white soft serve and finished with icing. There are a number of different designs available, some of which include customized greetings.
You can check the list of Dairy Queen cake prices above for the starting costs of all of these cakes.
Dairy Queen Birthday Cake
There are dozens of Dairy Queen birthday cakes that you can choose from to make birthdays extra special. You can make it a Dairy Queen birthday with a cake that is decorated with balloons, candles or flowers and go the traditional route, or order a cake with a theme that match’s the guest of honor’s hobbies and interests.
If you’re looking for a Dairy Queen birthday cake for kids, you can find designs with animals and child-friendly themes.
Dairy Queen also offers a wide selection of character cakes with Disney, Marvel, DC, sports, cartoon and TV show themes. Character cakes may include graphics along their sides with writing on the top or have a personalized icing top graphic that includes a photo of the birthday boy or girl.
You can find the cost of standard and character birthday Dairy Queen ice cream cakes prices above.
Dairy Queen Graduation Cake
Dairy Queen has more than 60 graduation cakes available in their catalog of ice cream cakes. You can opt for something with a graduation cap or diploma on the icing or a cake that says Congratulations and is decorated in school colors. “Class of” cakes are another popular choice for graduations.
To make a graduation cake more personal, you can choose one of the designs that includes a senior photo. These cakes usually say “Grad,” “Congratulations” or the year and have icing in a set color. The cost of photo cakes and standard graduation cakes are shown above on the Dairy Queen ice cream prices list. For similar prices and more designs, visit Sam’s club graduation cakes.
Dairy Queen Baby Shower Cake
With more than 40 baby-themed ice cream cakes, Dairy Queen has many options to choose from for baby showers. You can find cakes with designs for boys, girls or either gender. Options range from cute looks with storks, ducks, and booties to more elegant, upscale designs.
Dairy Queen has some baby shower cakes available for special situations. Gender Reveal cakes can be displayed at showers to share the baby’s gender, and there are photo cakes available for parties held after the baby has arrived. There are even adoption shower Dairy Queen cake designs.
Dairy Queen Wedding Cake
Dairy Queen does not offer traditional multi-tier cakes, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t serve an ice cream cake for your wedding. There are Dairy Queen wedding cake designs that make tasteful choices for weddings. Heart-shaped cakes, cakes with icing flowers and “Mr and Mrs” cakes come in a variety of colors to match wedding themes.
For small receptions, one cake may be enough, or you may need to purchase multiple Dairy Queen wedding cakes for your event to feed everyone. Some couples may use the ice cream cake as a groom’s cake or second dessert in addition to a traditional wedding cake purchased elsewhere.
Dairy Queen cakes are available for the celebrations leading up the wedding as well. These designs include cakes for bachelorette parties, bridal showers, engagements and even asking friends to be in the wedding. If you want a traditional, two or three tiered wedding cake, check out how to order a wedding cake from Winn Dixie.
Dairy Queen Cakes Delivery Options
You can order Dairy Queen cakes online from many locations and then pay for and pick up your order in person at your local store. Dairy Queen does not offer cake delivery.
To use the Dairy Queen cakes online ordering system, you’ll begin by entering your zip code. A list of stores will appear, and you can then select the Dairy Queen location of your choice. Once you have done so, you’ll be able to see all of the Dairy Queen cakes prices for your local area.
Once you have found a cake you like, click it and place your order. You’ll be asked to specify a greeting if the design includes one. The online system will also ask you to specify when you want to pick the cake up.
To order a cake, in most cases, you need to give a 24 to 48-hour notice. The area that tells you the Dairy Queen ice cream cake price on the online ordering system will also let you know how far in advance you need to order.
If you prefer not to order online, you can call or stop by your local store to find out the Dairy Queen ice cream cake prices for your area and place your order. To find a Dairy Queen location, use the online search tool.
Whether you plan to place a Dairy Queen cakes order online, by phone or in the store, we invite you to come back after you’ve enjoyed your cake and tell us about it. Leave a comment telling us about the Dairy Queen ice cream cake flavors and designs you tried and how you’d rate your experience.