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Ice Cream Loaf Recipe

Ice Cream Loaf Recipe

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 YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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