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No-Fry Fried Ice Cream

This ice cream has a crispy cinnamon coating just like the fried ice cream served at Mexican restaurants, but minus the oily mess. Make ahead of time and freeze until serving. —Tim White, Windsor, ON
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + freezing Bake: 5 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups crushed cornflakes
  • Whipped cream and caramel ice cream topping, optional

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Using a 1/2-cup ice cream scoop, place 8 scoops of ice cream on a baking sheet. Freeze until firm, about 1 hour. Meanwhile, combine brown sugar, butter and cinnamon. Stir in cornflakes. Transfer to an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake until lightly browned, 4-6 minutes. Cool completely.
  • Roll ice cream balls in crumb mixture. Cover and freeze until firm, at least 1 hour. If desired, serve with toppings.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 216 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 168mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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