Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Recipe Scavenger Hunt 2 - Ice Cream Recipes

One of the categories in the Recipe Scavenger Hunt 2 was "Used with ice cream." These are the recipes I received for that category.

Banana Parfait Dessert

1 jar caramel ice cream topping
2 Tbsp rum, or 1 tsp vanilla or rum flavoring & 1 T water
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
4 med bananas, ripe, but firm
Vanilla or butter pecan ice cream

In large skillet, over medium-low heat, combine topping, rum (or flavoring) and cinnamon. Cut bananas in half lengthwise, then cut in half crosswaise. Add the bananas into the caramel mixture, heat through. Spoon bananas into dessert dishes, top each with a generous scoop of ice cream. Spoon warm sauce over ice cream. Enjoy!
Serves 4

Easy Homemade Oreo Ice Cream

3 egg yolks
1 14-ounce can condensed milk
4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup Oreo cookies, coarsely crushed
2 cup heavy cream, whipped

In a large bowl, beat egg yolks and stir in the condensed milk and vanilla. Fold in the crushed cookies and whipped cream. Pour mixture into a 9x5-inch loaf pan lined with foil. Cover and freeze for 6 hours or until firm.
To serve, scoop ice cream from pan or cut into slices.

Spiked Strawberry Lime Ice Cream Pie

4 cups pretzel twists
1/2 cup butter, melted
2 Tbsp granulated sugar
1 1/2 gallon strawberry ice cream
16 oz fresh strawberries
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 6 oz can frozen limeade concentrate, partially thawed
1/2 cup tequila
1/2 cup orange liquor (Triple Sec)

Process 1st 3 ingredients in food processor, until pretzels are finely crushed. Press firmly into bottom of lightly greased 10 inch spring form pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes; cool.
Let ice cream stand out for 20 minutes. Process strawberries and sugar in food processor until pureed.
Place ice cream in large bowl and fold in strawberries, limeade, tequila, and orange liquor until well blended; Spoon mixture into prepared crust. Freeze 3 hours until firm.
Let stand at room temp 10 minutes before slicing.
* May omit tequila and triple sec and add 6 ounce can frozen ornge juice concentrate for non-alcoholic version.

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