Nanaimo Bar Ice-Cream Cake
This recipe makes 12 servings
|Per serving: about||-|
|total fat||20 g|
|sat. fat||11 g|
- Portion size: 12
We've translated Canada's favourite bar into a frozen True North dessert.
- 1/4 cup 1/4cupbutter
- 2 tbsp 2tbspgranulated sugar
- 1 1egg yolkegg yolks
- 3/4 cup 3/4cupchocolate wafer cookie crumbs
- 1/2 cup 1/2cupshredded sweetened coconut
- 1/3 cup 1/3cupfinely chopped hazelnuthazelnuts
- 4 cups 4cupsvanilla ice cream
- 1/2 cup 1/2cupwhipping cream
- 3 oz 3ozsemisweet chocolate, chopped
In saucepan, melt butter with sugar over medium heat; stir in egg yolk, cookie crumbs, shredded coconut and 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the hazelnuts.
Line 9- x 5-Inch (2 L) loaf pan with foil, leaving 1-inch (2.5 cm) overhang for handles; grease foil. Press crumb mixture evenly into pan. Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven for 25 minutes or until firm. Let cool completely on rack.
Soften ice cream in refrigerator for 30 minutes; pack firmly over crust. Freeze for 4 hours or until solid.
In small saucepan, bring cream to boil; remove from heat. Add chocolate; whisk until smooth. Let stand for 30 minutes or until cool and slightly thickened.
Pour chocolate sauce over ice cream layer, spreading evenly. Sprinkle with remaining nuts. Freeze for 1 hour or until firm. (Make-ahead: Cover with plastic wrap, overwrap in heavy-duty foil and freeze for up to 1 week.)
To serve, let frozen cake stand in refrigerator for 30 minutes. Dip pan into warm water. Using foil handles, remove cake from pan. Dip sharp knife into hot water; slice cake.
Additional information :
You can stir 2 oz (60 g) chopped semisweet chocolate into softened ice cream before spreading over crust.
For a cappuccino flavour, substitute coffee ice cream for vanilla.
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