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Homemade Ice Cream Sandwich

Ah, the humble ice cream sandwich. A childhood icon, a summer’s day treat, a delightful escape from the ordinary. But what if I told you the magic of these frozen masterpieces could be recreated in the comfort of your own kitchen? Today, i will share with you my homemade ice cream sandwiches. The main character here is the canvas – the brownie-like cookie that will cradle our creamy ice cream. I favor a recipe that’s rich, fudgy, and just the right amount chewy.

The ice cream. Vanilla, the classic soprano, is a timeless choice. Its pure, sweet notes harmonize beautifully with the rich brownie layer. But feel free to experiment! A scoop of raspberry swirl adds a playful counterpoint, while a touch of salted caramel introduces a touch of sophisticated depth. Remember, your ice cream canvas is yours to paint with your own flavor palette. Speaking of frozen delights, if you haven’t checked out our homemade ice cream recipe on the website.

With a warmed serrated knife, slice our brownie into perfect rectangles. Each scoop of ice cream, nestled gently between the halves, is a testament to the delicate balance of textures. A sprinkle of flaky sea salt, a drizzle of melted chocolate, perhaps a scattering of toasted nuts – these are the final flourishes that elevate our creation from a simple sandwich to a culinary concerto.

Pro Tips for a Perfect Recipe:

  • Warmth is key: A slightly warmed serrated knife will glide through the brownie without shattering, ensuring clean, even edges.
  • Freeze for finesse: Assembled sandwiches benefit from a few hours in the freezer. This allows the ice cream to firm up, making them easier to handle and enjoy without drips.
  • Embrace the personal touch: Don’t be afraid to get creative! Swap the brownie for oatmeal cookies, experiment with different ice cream flavors, or even dip the edges in melted chocolate for a decadent finish.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Can I use store-bought cookies? Absolutely! While homemade brownies offer a unique flavor and texture, store-bought cookies can be a convenient shortcut. Choose sturdy options like chocolate wafers or oatmeal cookies.
  • How long will they last? Homemade ice cream sandwiches are best enjoyed within a few days. However, properly wrapped and stored in the freezer, they can last for up to a month.
  • Can I make them ahead of time? Yes! Assembled and frozen sandwiches are perfect for impromptu picnics or summer barbecues. Just thaw them slightly before serving.

There you have it, the art of the homemade ice cream sandwich laid bare. So, gather your ingredients, preheat your oven, and embark on this delicious recipe. Remember, the most important ingredient is your own creativity. Let your imagination be your guide, and soon, you’ll be composing your own frozen symphonies, one delectable bite at a time.

Tell me about your ice cream sandwich adventures! Share your flavor combos or any creative twists you’ve added to this recipe. I can’t wait to read your comments and swap delicious ideas!

Ice Cream Sandwich

Easy to follow and produces delicious results. The cookies are soft and chewy, and the ice cream is creamy and flavorful.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Resting time2 hours
Total Time2 hours 30 minutes
sweets, مقبلات
worldwide
Servings: 12 sandwiches
Calories: 170kcal

Ingredients  

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (at room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Vanilla ice cream (softened)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • In a large bowl, cream together the butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
  • Gradually beat in the dry ingredients until just combined.
  • Roll out the dough to a thickness of 1/4 inch on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the cookies are set.
  • Let the cookies cool completely on the baking sheet.
  • Once the cookies are cool, top each with a scoop of softened vanilla ice cream and press together gently.
  • Freeze for at least 2 hours before serving.

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Notes

For the best results, use high-quality ingredients, such as good-quality vanilla extract and real butter.
If you don’t have a parchment-lined baking sheet, you can grease the baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
If the cookies are browning too quickly, you can tent them with aluminum foil for the last few minutes of baking.
You can use any flavor of ice cream that you like. For a fun twist, try using different flavors of ice cream for each cookie.
Once the ice cream sandwiches are frozen, you can store them in the freezer for up to a week.

Nutrition

Serving: 1sandwich | Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 103mg | Potassium: 80mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 256IU | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg

Disclaimer

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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