Homemade fried ice cream

Homemade Fried Ice Cream | NoBiggie.net | So technically it’s not fried, but it’s the best at home version without the fryer. You’ll love it!

I’m such a sucker for fried ice cream. It’s so good! I always have to order it at my favorite ‘dive-y’ Mexican spot. It’s so simple and inexpensive to make that I had to try to master it at home.

Here’s the recipe:

Fried Ice Cream

– vanilla icecream (your favorite)
– cinnamon (could be a cinnamon sugar mix)
– cornflakes (a big box)
– coconut (optional)
– caramel syrup
– chocolate syrup
– whipped cream (in a can)

Also needed:
– plastic wrap
– clear plastic gloves (it gets messy!)
– a plastic bowl (to store the frozen balls of ice cream)

To make fried ice cream put your clear plastic gloves on, scoop out a big ball of vanilla ice cream roll it around in cinnamon then wrap it up in plastic wrap and store it in a big plastic bowl until you are ready to serve.

When ready to serve drizzle a little caramel syrup on the ice cream ball and then roll the ball in the cornflake/coconut/cinnamon mixture. Serve with more caramel syrup, chocolate syrup and whipped cream. Ooooh it’s so good!

*My first attempt at this didn’t go that great, and the problem was that I froze the ice cream balls with the cornflake mixture on it. The cornflakes can lose their crunchy texture in the freezer…And that’s the best part!

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  1. Sara @ Cleverpinkpirate.com says

    Wow, Kami! This looks devine! Growing up in Phoenix, I’ve had my share of Mexican Food and that includes Fried Ice Cream and have always wanted to try and make it. Thank you for sharing the recipe!!

  2. Gigi says

    looks totally yummy!! thank you for sharing the recipe … a yummy project for the weekend with my little ones. Hugs!

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