Icecream makeover

Summers are here, and my family loves to have icecreams. I am sure for everyone in Delhi's sweltering heat, Ice Cream is bliss.

Anyway, this "recipe" takes a normal Vanilla icecream brick and gives it a makeover.

 

Ingredients:

For Praline:

1 cup sugar

1 cup chopped salted pistachios

Other ingredients:

Vanilla Icecream - 1 ltr (I love Cream Bell)

1 cup chopped pineapple (U can use canned pineapples)

Some leftover chocolate cake (Recipe coming soon)

Sweet Wafers - any flavor

 

Steps:

Praline:

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Take the sugar in a small pane, and put it on gas on sim.

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Cook till it starts browning. Please be careful, the sugar burns really quickly. 

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Add in the choppied pistachios, mix really quickly and pour this on a silicone sheet. 

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Let it cool completely. Now you should be able to peel it off the silicone sheet very easily. (If you do not have a silicon sheet, this step can be done on a greased marble surface)

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Break this praline into small pieces (I use the rolling pin to do it). Keep it aside.

Assembling the icecream:

Take a flat box with an airtight lid. 

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Take the cake and crumble it into really small pieces. Make a thin layer of this cake at the bottom of the box.

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Cover the layer of cake with a layer of icecream.

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Now add a layer of chopped pineapples

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Take some wafers (I had them in shape of cigars). 

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Crush them and add a layer on top of the icecream.

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Top it again with a layer of icecream

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As a last layer - top the icecream with the praline. 

Cover this box and refrigerate.  While servinge, make sure that all the layers are served per portion. 

Yum!!

PS: Be innovative, there are many things you can change in this recipe:

  • Use mango/ strawberry in place of pineapple.
  • Use chocolate chips.
  • Add in chocolate/ strawberry sauce in one of the layers.
  • The base layer can be made of crushed oreo cookies/ crushed digestive biscuit etc.

The list goes on....

 

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