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Ziploc Mexican Fried Ice Cream

Fried ice cream is a favorite dessert at Mexican restaurants. Now you can make it at home as an impressive finale to your homecooked fiesta.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    9 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • Place 9 3-in. scoops of ice cream on a baking sheet. Freeze for 1 hour or until firm.
  • In a shallow bowl, combine cornflake crumbs and cinnamon. Roll ice cream balls in crumb mixture. Place on baking sheet; freeze overnight. Wrap each scoop in plastic wrap and place in a Ziploc® Fresh Shield® Double Zipper Storage Bag. May be frozen for up to 2 months.
  • 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 if desired.
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