Mexican Fried Ice Cream Recipe

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Mexican Fried Ice Cream Recipe
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Mexican Fried Ice Cream Recipe

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"Fried ice cream is one of my favorite desserts to order from Mexican restaurants," says Mandy Wright of Springville, Utah. "When my sister and I found this recipe for preparing it at home, we knew it would be an impressive way to end a meal."
MAKES:
9 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + freezing Cook: 5 min.
MAKES:
9 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + freezing Cook: 5 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 gallon French vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups crushed cornflakes
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Honey and whipped topping

Directions

Scoop ice cream into nine 3-in. scoops. Dust with cinnamon and roll in cornflakes. Place on baking sheet; freeze overnight. Wrap each scoop in plastic wrap and place in a freezer bag. May be frozen for up to 2 months.
To fry ice cream: In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Unwrap ice cream; fry one scoop at a time for 8-10 seconds. Place in chilled bowls. Drizzle with honey and garnish with whipped topping. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Mexican Fried Ice Cream in Quick Cooking July/August 2004, p61

  • 1/2 gallon French vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups crushed cornflakes
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Honey and whipped topping
  1. Scoop ice cream into nine 3-in. scoops. Dust with cinnamon and roll in cornflakes. Place on baking sheet; freeze overnight. Wrap each scoop in plastic wrap and place in a freezer bag. May be frozen for up to 2 months.
  2. To fry ice cream: In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Unwrap ice cream; fry one scoop at a time for 8-10 seconds. Place in chilled bowls. Drizzle with honey and garnish with whipped topping. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Mexican Fried Ice Cream in Quick Cooking July/August 2004, p61

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skgoodson User ID: 4458445 59260
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2009

"This is a great dessert if you want something different. Would be great to know what the ACTUAL nutrition facts are though."

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