Fried ice cream

A delicious treat!
 
recipe, dessert, fry, ice ceam

Recipe from: 7 March 2016
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 2 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • COATING:
  • 1/4
    cup
    cornflakes
  • 40
    g
    marie biscuits
  • 1
    Tbs
    desiccated coconut
  • 1
    egg, whisked
  • ICE-CREAM MIX:
  • 2
    cup
    good quality vanilla ice cream
  • 50
    g
    hazelnuts chopped
  • 10
    g
    pretzels
  • 2
    Tbs
    dried cranberries, chopped
  • Coconut oil, for shallow frying
  • Mint for garnish
  • SERVE WITH:
  • 2
    Tbs
    chocolate hazelnut spread
  • 50
    g
    Lindt 70% dark chocolate
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Line a baking tray cling wrap.

In a large bowl, mix the ice cream with chocolate, nuts, pretzels and dried cranberries. Scoop  spoonfuls  and place in the prepared tray and freeze for at least 1 hour.

In a food processor, blend the cornflakes and biscuits together until fine. transfer to a bowl. And Mix with coconut.

Coat each ice cream scoops in the cornflakes mixture until fully coated. Dip in the whisked egg and coat again. Freeze again for another hour or until rock solid.

Meanwhile, in a double boiler, mix the chocolate with Nutella and melt until a running consistency. Keep aside.

Heat the coconut oil in a small pan until hot and fry the ice cream for about 30 seconds, on each side, turning it once until golden and crispy.

Shake off the excess oil.  Place in a serving glass, drizzle with the melted hazelnut  chocolate and garnish with a sprig of mint.

Reprinted with permission of Siba Mtongana and Food Network South Africa.

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