Triple-Decker Ice-Cream Stacks

Triple-Decker Ice-Cream Stacks Image by: Triple-Decker Ice-Cream Stacks Author: Canadian Living

Although the name may not say it, these little sandwiches surrounded by strawberry sauce are a dainty ending to even a fancy dinner party.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: January 2004

Ingredients

  • 4 cups strawberry ice cream
  • 24 chocolate wafer cookies
Garnish:
  • 8 fresh strawberries (optional)
  • 8 oz bittersweet chocolate finely chopped
Strawberry Sauce:
  • 1 cup hulled fresh strawberry
  • 1 cup hulled frozen strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Method

Let ice cream soften in refrigerator until spreadable, about 20 minutes. Place 8 of the cookies on work surface. Spread 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the ice cream on each. Top each with another cookie, remaining ice cream then remaining cookie. Tightly wrap each stack in plastic wrap; freeze until firm, about 4 hours. (Make-ahead: Freeze in airtight container for up to 2 weeks.)

Strawberry Sauce: In food processor or blender, pur?together strawberries, sugar and lemon juice; strain through sieve into bowl. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.)

Garnish: Starting at tip end of each strawberry (if using), thinly slice almost but not all the way through to stem end; fan out slices. Roll side of each ice-cream stack in chocolate; place on dessert plate. Drizzle plate with strawberry sauce. Top stack with strawberry fan.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 149 mg
  • Protein 6 g
  • Calories 371.0
  • Total fat 24 g
  • Cholesterol 20 mg
  • Saturated fat 13 g
  • Total carbohydrate 44 g

%RDI

  • Iron 19.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 10.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 10.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 6.0
  • Vitamin C 27.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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