Fried Mexican Ice Cream

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1 pint Vanilla ice cream
Whipped cream
1/2 c Crushed cornflake
1 ts Ground cinnamon
2 ts Sugar
Oil for deep frying
1 Egg

Original recipe makes 4



Scoop out 4 to 5 balls of ice cream. Return to freezer. Mix cornflake crumbs, cinnamon and sugar. Roll frozen ice cream balls in half of crumb mixture and freeze again. Beat egg and dip coated balls in egg, then roll again in remaining crumbs. Freeze until ready to use. (For thicker coating, repeat dipping in egg and rolling in crumbs.) When ready to serve, heat oil to 350F. Place 1 frozen 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 dollop of whipped cream. Continue to fry balls one at a time. Balls will be crunchy on outside and just beginning to melt inside. Makes 4 to 5 servings

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Just the way I remember making these as a kid. Fun to make and delicious!!
1Chefarmiller 3y ago

I was a little scared to try this but I did it, made it with my nephews super messy fun but so worth it
nikkiwoodward 4y ago

Just the recipe I was looking for, yum! Great recipe, easy instructions, and fun to make. Good job! =)
Firebyrd 4y ago

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