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06-26-2006, 02:06 PM #1
El Torito?s Deep-Fried Ice Cream
El Torito?s Deep-Fried Ice Cream
20 ounces chocolate chip ice cream
2 cups 4-grain flake cereal (or Corn Flakes), crushed
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
3 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon water
4 8-inch flour tortillas
Oil for deep-frying
Cinnamon mixed with sugar
4 maraschino cherries
Form ice cream into 4 balls. Place in baking pan and freeze solid, 2 hours or longer. Mix cereal, sugar and cinnamon. Divide equally between 2 pie plates or other shallow containers. Beat eggs with water.
Roll each ice cream ball in cereal mixture and press coating into ice cream. Dip coated ball in egg wash, then roll in second container of cereal mixture. Again press coating onto ice cream. Freeze coated ice cream balls solid, 4 to 6 hours.
Shape each tortilla into hourglass form (with narrow waist) by cutting off curved slice from two opposite sides. One end will serve as base for ice cream. Other end will be decorative fan.
Heat oil in wok or large deep-fryer. Place tortilla between two ladles or large spoons of different sizes (smaller ladle on top). Place tortilla so that base end is cupped in larger ladle to form basket, with back of upper fan supported by handle of larger ladle. Deep-fry until crisp. Drain and sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar. Set aside.
Deep-fry frozen coated ice cream balls 30 to 45 seconds. Place each fried tortilla in large-stemmed glass, with fan part of tortilla standing vertically above glass. Set fried ice cream ball in base of tortilla. Top with dollop of whipped cream and decorate with cherry.
Yield: Makes 4 servings.
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06-26-2006, 02:06 PM #2
Fried Ice Cream
1/2 gal. good Vanilla ice cream
6 oz. slivered almonds, ground
4 eggs, beaten
1 1/2 c. graham cracker crumbs
Place 10 scoops ice cream on a cookie sheet, freeze overnight until firm.
Next morning, take one ice cream ball at a time from freezer, roll in ground almonds, coating well. Dip in beaten egg, then dredge in cracker crumbs, making sure ice cream is thoroughly coated. Place on cookie sheet in freezer, freeze until firm.
Just before serving, heat deep oil to 375? F. Fry ice cream balls for 20-30 seconds or until golden brown. (Time depends on size.) Drain on paper towels, serve immediately with sauce of choice, hot fudge, hot caramel or butterscotch sauce.I'm a Freak!
06-26-2006, 02:06 PM #3
Deep Fried Ice Cream
1 quart (4 cups) vanilla ice cream
1 cup crushed cornflakes
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 tablespoons sugar
2 eggs, beaten
Oil (for frying)
Honey, fresh strawberries, whipped cream (optional)
Using ice cream scoop, scoop out several balls of ice cream and place on cookie sheet. Return to freezer to harden while you prepare the crumb mixture.
Mix cornflake crumbs, cinnamon and sugar in a large bowl.
Roll ice cream balls in the crumbs; return to freezer. Dip coated balls in beaten egg, then roll again in crumbs. Freeze until ready to deep-fry (just before serving).
Heat oil to 350 F. Place one ice cream ball in fryer basket or on perforated spoon and lower into hot oil 1 minute. Immediately remove and place in dessert dish.
Drizzle with honey and top with a dollop of whipped cream.
Continue to fry balls one at a time. Balls should be be crunchy on outside and just beginning to melt on the inside.
Makes 8-10 servings.I'm a Freak!
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