All tagged ice cream

Hot Fudge Ice Cream Pie with Salted Peanut Butter Caramel

One of my favorite summer treats is a Drumstick ice cream cone, the salty peanuts, the chocolate shell, the caramel middle surprise checks all the boxes for me. This ice cream pie is inspired by all of those flavors. The pie starts with a crunchy waffle cone crust, then a layer of vanilla ice cream swirled with a decedent salted peanut butter caramel, then, it is all topped with hot fudge and salted peanuts. Finish it off with a few swirls of whipped cream and a healthy drizzle of the caramel and you have one show-stopping no bake dessert.

Blueberry Peach Fried Hand Pies with Lavender Sugar

I tried several recipes and tweaks before getting these hand pies right. You need lavender but not too much that things taste like soap. You also need sweetness but not too sweet that you can only taste sugar. The filling needs to be thick enough that it does leak and the dough has to be thin enough that to cooks all the way through when fried. I landed on a crisp pie with a delicately sweetened filling. It has a wonderful floral aroma but is not too overpowering. If lavender isn’t your thing you can just dip in granulated sugar or even add some lemon zest to your sugar before dipping.

Red, White, and Blue Ice Cream Slice

This patriotic dessert is perfect for your 4th of July cookout. Everything comes together easily and you can even use store bought cookie dough for the crust. Just combine your favorite vanilla bean ice cream with fresh berries for a refreshing and creamy red, white, and blue slice. The hardest part of the recipe is waiting overnight for it to set.