Jefferson County Recipe of the Day: Caramel Fried Ice Cream

For a delicious dessert..or snack, try Caramel Fried Ice Cream!

Caramel Fried Ice Cream


1 qt vanilla ice cream
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups flaked coconut, finely chopped
2 cups finely crushed cornflakes
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
Caramel Sauce:
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter, cubed
1/2 cup evaporated milk
Oil for deep-fat frying


~Using a 1/2-cup ice cream scoop, place eight scoops of ice cream on a baking sheet; cover and freeze for 2 hours.

~In a bowl, combine whipping cream and vanilla.

~In another bowl, combine coconut, cornflakes, and cinnamon.

~Remove scoops of ice cream from freezer; wearing plastic gloves, shape the ice cream into balls. Dip balls into cream mixture, then roll in coconut mixture, making sure to coat entire surface. Place coated balls on a baking sheet; cover and freeze at least 3 hours.

For caramel sauce:

~Heat sugar in a heavy saucepan over medium heat until partially melted and golden, stirring occasionally. Add butter; gradually add milk, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 8 minutes or until sauce is thick and golden; keep warm.

~Heat oil in an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer to 375°. Fry ice cream balls until golden, about 30 seconds. Drain on paper towels.

~Serve immediately with caramel sauce.

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