Deep-fried ice cream is a mouthwatering treat that juxtaposes cold, creamy ice cream with a crunchy, deep-fried outer shell. The recipe below gives you the same delectable contrast of creamy and crunchy, but it’s a whole lot easier -- and less messy! -- to make. It’s an ice cream cake encased in a layer of sweetened cornflakes that have been fried in butter to crispy, crunchy, golden perfection.
This is the ideal cake for celebrating a summer birthday since it doesn’t involve baking, and who doesn’t love ice cream on a hot day? You can change it up any way you like. For instance, try it with chocolate or strawberry ice cream. Or switch up the garnishes to raspberry sauce or a sprinkle of chocolate chips. Pro tip: To crush the corn flakes, put them in a sturdy, resealable plastic bag and use a meat tenderizer or rolling pin to crush them.