Ice Cream Loaf Recipe
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A co-worker shared this recipe with me a few years back. Anyone who likes ice cream and chocolate can't resist this one.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + freezing
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + freezing
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/4 cup chocolate wafer crumbs (about 5 wafers)
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons evaporated milk
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 366 calories, 25g fat (13g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 193mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.


  1. Cut a piece of foil into 12-in. x 3-in. rectangle. Line the bottom of a 5-3/4-in. x 3-in. x 2-in. loaf pan with foil, so that the foil comes up over the ends of the pan. Combine wafer crumbs and melted butter; press onto bottom of prepared pan. Spoon ice cream over crumbs; smooth with a spatula. Sprinkle with nuts. Freeze until firm.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to simmer. Cook and stir for 4 minutes or until thickened. Refrigerate mixture until completely cool, stirring occasionally. Spread over ice cream. Cover and freeze until firm. Remove from refrigerator 10-15 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Ice Cream Loaf in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p292

Sweet White Wine

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

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