Introduction: Fried Ice Cream

One night I got bored and decided to make fried ice cream. It is one of my favorite desserts, so I figured I should learn how to make it. It didn't take to long, only about an hour or so.

You will need:
Vanilla Ice Cream
Corn Flakes
Coconut Flakes
Cinnamon
Chili Powder
Some cooking Oil
and a Candy thermometer

Step 1: Forming the Balls

You can only do this with your hands. Clean and wash them, then start scooping out ice cream. I wanted them fairly big,m so I tried to make them about plum sized. After they are done place back into freezer, they have to stay frozen solid or they won't fry. Keep them in there for about half an hour, on to the next steps.

Step 2: Making the "Crust"

Grab a bowl and fill it with about a cup of corn flakes. I crushed them by hand, but I bet it would work much better if you pour them into a bag and crush. Break the flakes down into small pieces, I kept a few odd ones for texture. Once you've reached your desired consistency add other ingredients. I put in about a half cup unpacked coconut, put more in if you like. Then about a teaspoon of cinnamon, I just went by sight. Lastly a pinch of chili powder, this gives it that little bit of spice.

Step 3: Assembly

Beat an egg in a small bowl. Pull out the ice cream balls from the freezer, hopefully they are solid. Roll each ball into egg, and then flake mixture. I repeated to make sure I had the entire ball covered. Back into the freezer till hard.

Step 4: Frying

Heat the oil in a pan, attach thermometer. Heat up to 375 degrees. I did some tests using tortillas, they tasted pretty good too. The tortillas also lowered the temperature, so keep that in mind. Take out solid ice cream balls from freezer. Carefully lower into oil with spoon. They cook really fast, make sure to flip them over if your pan is shallow. Take them out when they are a dark golden brown and crispy. Let them cool, and enjoy!
You can add syrup our whipped cream, I just ate them plain.

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cornboy3 made it! (author)2010-03-12

 Needs to be DOUBLE FRIED :D

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Saturn V made it! (author)Saturn V2010-08-02

No, triple fried on top of fried cheesecake with Creme Brulee on the side.

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doughnutguy1 made it! (author)doughnutguy12011-02-03

and some skittles. *not reminding you of sfoc at all*

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Thundermoon99 made it! (author)Thundermoon992012-09-23

and some fried koolaid

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firefliie made it! (author)firefliie2011-02-06

before you even added th sfoc part, it totally reminded me of sfoc.:D

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zan316 made it! (author)2011-03-06

the egg binds everything together

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alexandraw99 made it! (author)2011-02-05

how cum you put them in egg ???????????????????

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Joe Martin made it! (author)2009-09-29

Oh dear... Is there any food product safe from the horrors of the deep fat fryer! ;)

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sleepingkills made it! (author)sleepingkills2009-10-01

My favorite fried food- deep fried pickles, I love them. I have only ever seen them one place though. Perfect bar food.

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fairemoon made it! (author)fairemoon2009-10-05

We have a local bar in Harrisonburg that deep frys Oreos! Oh yeah!

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Win7Maniac made it! (author)Win7Maniac2009-10-05

Awesome. Next it'll be something like fried watermelon. Fry everything! :)

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doughnutguy1 made it! (author)doughnutguy12011-02-03

what if all the water causes the oil to go over and light on fire and burn your house down and stuff?

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Foaly7 made it! (author)Foaly72009-10-08

Yes, man! You are the most right anyone's been since um, always! We know what cholesterol is, so let's fry it up & serve it with twice-battered fries!

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Win7Maniac made it! (author)Win7Maniac2009-10-08

Yeah, baby, that's what I'm talking about! Oh, yeah, and while you're at it, throw some battery guts in there too!  ;)

4 tsbns of salt. . .
2 bars of butter. . .
9 tsbns of sugar. . .
5 AA battery guts. . .    :)
tons of artificial color and flavor. . .

Oh, yeah!

:))

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mutput7 made it! (author)mutput72010-07-04

And 5 pounds of powdered milk...

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Foaly7 made it! (author)Foaly72009-10-08

Yeah! PWNAGE!!!!!!! Kill people with good food!

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Robot Lover made it! (author)Robot Lover2010-04-11

dipped in a pound of meltes butter... Yum!

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Win7Maniac made it! (author)Win7Maniac2010-04-11

H*** yeah, sounds good! ;P

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jobergy made it! (author)jobergy2009-10-08

I HAVE HAD FRIED WATERMELON!!!! LMAO 

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DrWeird117 made it! (author)DrWeird1172009-10-17

Ew.

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Saturn V made it! (author)Saturn V2010-08-02

The're actually really good.

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DrWeird117 made it! (author)DrWeird1172010-08-03

Eh. Depends on the batter, I guess. All that was fried in NY was fries, hot dogs, and chicken. Maybe the occasional oddity like a Twinkie or something.

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sockeye101 made it! (author)sockeye1012009-10-06

I went to the calgary stampede this year and they had deep fried oreos, mars bars, and twinkies!

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hishealer made it! (author)hishealer2009-09-29

Not even broccoli or green beans... v.v

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Orn310 made it! (author)Orn3102009-09-29

or the dreaded Cauliflower

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natethegreat88 made it! (author)natethegreat882009-10-01

*shudders*

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mutput7 made it! (author)mutput72010-07-04

*starts crying, runs a mile away, and curls into a fetal position*

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Orn310 made it! (author)Orn3102010-07-05

A day late, but here is a dollar!

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Hycro made it! (author)Hycro2009-10-11

Although it isn't really a food, water can't be deep-fried...Lol...

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punkhead58 made it! (author)punkhead582010-04-25

What about water bottles?

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Hycro made it! (author)Hycro2010-04-27

You'd have deep-fried plastic...either that, or melted plastic...depending on the plastic that particular water bottle is made of....

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mutput7 made it! (author)mutput72010-07-04

What if the bottle is metal?

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wenpherd made it! (author)wenpherd2009-11-03

Was just thinking that.

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jobergy made it! (author)jobergy2009-10-08

nope NOTHING IS SAFE!!! lol 

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fairemoon made it! (author)fairemoon2009-10-05

Never!

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red-king made it! (author)red-king2009-09-29

i certainly hope not.

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sneakyparasol made it! (author)2010-10-23

this would be super expensive but how about frying them in yummy macadamia oil or something?

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Maldris made it! (author)2010-03-13

you say 375 degrees, is that in Fahrenheit or Celsius?

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Swert made it! (author)Swert2010-03-28

Probably Fahrenheit. 375 degrees Celsius would be a bit ridiculous.

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Cheezpaper made it! (author)Cheezpaper2010-09-12

How do you know when a frying pan is 375 degrees tho?...

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Swert made it! (author)Swert2010-09-13

Its not the pan that is 375 degrees, its the oil. And you buy a thermometer. I'm not sure if you can use a candy thermometer but you definitely want to get one built specifically for this sort of thing.

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Foaly7 made it! (author)2009-10-08

How does Ice Cream Fry???!!!??? It's frozen!!!!

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Win7Maniac made it! (author)Win7Maniac2009-10-08

So? Fry anything and everything!! Including broccoli. . .  Hey, I just thought of something. . . What would fried ketchup taste like?    :)

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Foaly7 made it! (author)Foaly72009-10-08

IDK, but don't try microwaving leftover chicken with ketchup on it, because the ketchup burns black. But yeah, freeze it & fry it like icecream.

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Hycro made it! (author)Hycro2009-10-11

Something I learned in Physics 12 (or was it Physics 11??) was that since microwaves use a type of radiation to cook food, if you over cook something in the microwave, you run the risk of eating something that's unknown...even though it looks, smells, and often tastes and feels the same as what it should be, you don't know for sure if that's what it is or not...I've noticed overcooked meat in the microwave tends to be a little on the icky side, same with if you over-defrost frozen strawberries or blueberries...but things like corn and peas don't seem to suffer from over-cooking in much of anything...and potato re-heated in the microwave, if overdone (by a minute or two) doesn't seem to be much different...though can get kind of rubbery when it cools again...Oh, and microwave re-heated hash browns are kinda icky too. And most plastic dishes, even though they say they are microwave safe, don't seem to be...they still start to melt a bit and get into the food, giving them a plastic-y taste. Plastic covers over glass/earthenware dishes seems to be alright, as long as you don't get too much heat under the plastic (but cling wrap I wouldn't advise, it seems to have a lower melting point than most plastics). Although, if you're using an earthenware or clay-based dish in the microwave, be sure it doesn't have a chip in the finish, because water can get inside the dish while washing, and could explode/break in the microwave...

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mutput7 made it! (author)mutput72010-07-04

Then fry the microwave's exploded/broken parts!

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Dr.Paj made it! (author)Dr.Paj2009-10-09

Fried Snickers bar.

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wenpherd made it! (author)2009-11-03

fried................................................ pizza!!

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Sylkhr made it! (author)2009-11-03

On the topic of deep-fried relatively close to food products, they throw of a stick of butter into a deep-fryer and sell it at State Fairs! I expect the only reason they get sold is the curiosity factor.

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Hand Built By Robots made it! (author)2009-10-08

 mmm these look great!!!

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