April 6, 2013

A Few of My Favorite Things: Fried Ice Cream

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Today's Blogging A to Z Challenge, with my theme of "A Few of My Favorite Things",  is all about the letter "F".

Fried ice cream is a dessert made of a breaded scoop of ice cream that is quickly deep-fried creating a warm, crispy shell around the still-cold ice cream. The dessert is commonly made by taking a scoop of ice cream frozen well below the temperature at which ice cream is generally kept, possibly coating it in raw egg, rolling it in cornflakes or cookie crumbs, and briefly deep frying it. The extremely low temperature of the ice cream prevents it from melting while being fried. It may be sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar and a touch of peppermint, though whipped cream or honey may be used as well.

The following photo is one I took on 20 March 2013.  This wonderful dessert was made and  served to me at La Hacienda in West Salem, WI.

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  1. I'm quite keen on fried ice cream myself.

  2. This sounds wonderful! I love ice cream, and anything fried is good.

  3. Ice cream is my favorite too. Especially chocolate ice cream :)

  4. I've never heard of this but sounds amazing. The idea of deep frying ice-cream seems ludicrous, but I bet it's yummy. I'm putting that on my list of things to try.

    Greetings from the A-Z Challenge!


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