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Fried Ice Cream Cake

Fried Ice Cream Cake



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  • 1 (1.75 quart) container vanilla ice cream

  • 3 cups crushed corn flakes, measure it AFTER they are crushed

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 cup salted butter (1 stick)

  • 1 (8 oz) container whipped topping (COOL WHIP) thawed

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Take the ice cream out of your freezer and let it sit on counter for about 30 minutes (until softened.)
  • Crush and measure out corn flakes.
  • Add sugar and cinnamon to crushed corn flakes and stir or shake it up in a ziploc bag until thoroughly coated.
  • In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-low heat.
  • Once melted add the corn flake mixture.
  • Stir constantly for about 4-5 minutes until lightly golden brown. Do not walk away and do not turn up the heat. You don’t want the sugar to burn.
  • Take off heat and allow to cool.
  • In a large bowl, combine softened vanilla ice cream, whipped topping and vanilla extract.
  • Use a large spoon and stir until thoroughly mixed.
  • Spread half of the cooled corn flake mixture into the bottom of a 9 x 13 baking dish. Just press down with your hand until it is evenly spread out.
  • Then pour ice cream mixture over corn flake mixture.
  • Spread out evenly.
  • Finally, top with remaining corn flake mixture.
  • Cover and pop into freezer for at least 4 hours to let it all set up.

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