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Raspberry-Fudge Frozen Dessert

This frozen specialty always receives a big "thumbs up" from all who taste it. Everyone compliments the combination of vanilla, raspberry and chocolate fudge flavors. —Sue Kroening, Mattoon, Illinois
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream, partially softened
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 2 cups raspberry sherbet or sorbet, partially softened
  • 2 cups chocolate fudge ice cream, partially softened
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen sweetened raspberries, thawed
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Fresh raspberries, optional

Directions

  • Line the bottom and sides of a 9x5-in. loaf pan with plastic wrap. Combine vanilla ice cream and pecans; spread into prepared pan. Freeze for 30 minutes.
  • Spread raspberry sherbet over ice cream. Freeze for 30 minutes. Spread chocolate ice cream over the top. Cover and freeze for 8 hours or until firm.
  • Mash and strain raspberries, reserving 1/4 cup juice (discard seeds and save remaining raspberry juice for another use). In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and butter; stir until smooth. Whisk in the corn syrup, water and reserved raspberry juice; cool.
  • Remove dessert from the freezer 10 minutes before serving. Using plastic wrap, remove loaf from pan; discard plastic wrap. Using a serrated knife, cut ice cream into 12 slices. Spoon chocolate sauce onto dessert plates; top with ice cream. Garnish with fresh raspberries if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 392 calories, 21g fat (11g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 84mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (40g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein.

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  • Abby_21
    Jul 8, 2013

    I made the sauce and used Neapolitan ice cream. It was okay but, sorry, really not that much better than bottled sundae sauce.

  • CookinYum
    Dec 21, 2011

    Served this on serveral occassions using almonds instead of pecans and layering whole raspberries - excellent reviews - friends asking for recipie - very refreshing