Cornflake Fried Ice Cream Recipe
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Cornflake Fried Ice Cream Recipe

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Make this Mexican restaurant-style dessert at home! Drizzle hot fudge or caramel on top of this crunchy, creamy frozen treat. —Ronda Weirich, Plains, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract, divided
  • 3/4 cup crushed frosted cornflakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Whipped cream

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without whipped cream) equals 323 calories, 22 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 138 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. Using a 1/2-cup ice cream scoop, form two scoops of ice cream. Cover and freeze for 1 hour or until firm. In a small bowl, whisk 2 tablespoons cream and 1/8 teaspoon vanilla. In a shallow bowl, combine cornflakes and cinnamon. Dip scoops into cream mixture; roll in cornflakes. Set aside remaining cornflakes. Cover and freeze for 1 hour or until firm.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the remaining cream and vanilla. Dip scoops into cream mixture; roll in remaining cereal mixture. Cover and freeze for 1 hour or until firm.
  3. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry each ice cream ball for 12-15 seconds or until golden. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately with whipped cream. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Fried Ice Cream in Cooking for 2 Summer 2008, p17

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without whipped cream) equals 323 calories, 22 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 138 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed May. 7, 2011

"I love making these..and eating them :) I have used butter pecan ice cream and added finely chopped nut to the cereal coating for a whole new flavor yumyum"

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