08 February 2012

Icecream Cake with Butterscotch Sauce


This icecream cake is what legends are made of.  I have heard it whispered and raved about, and finally was able to track down the recipe owner, who graciously said I was even allowed to share it here (thank you so much Ashley!!!).

I love it!  It's so delicious, interesting, fun to make and another one of those genius creations that you can change the ingredients around to suit your own tastes and/or supplies at hand.

Included here is also the recipe for the most delicious Butterscotch Sauce to pour over top of your icecream cake, but be warned, only a small dribble is needed as it is rich!


Ice Cream Cake

Ingredients

2L Vanilla Ice cream (softened - just leave it out for 10 minutes or so while preparing the other ingredients)
1 packet of Tim Tams, crushed in chunks (plain, or any other biscuit that is chocolate with chocolate icing)
3 x Crunchie Bars (crushed but not demolished. just nice chunky pieces)
100grams of honey roasted mixed nuts, lightly chopped (do not leave whole as when frozen they can break teeth!).
1 x block of white chocolate, chopped quite small

Mix them all together and pour into a glad wrap lined tin (I use a spring form cake tin). Place this into the freezer until frozen, usually overnight (can prepare it in the morning for dessert that night).


Butterscotch Sauce ingredients

2 tablespoons Butter
2 tablespoons White Sugar
3 tablespoons Brown Sugar
½ cup of Golden syrup
¾ of a tin of condensed milk 

Heat all these ingredients and bubble for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. 

Then add a few drops of vanilla essence and 125ml of cream.

Leave on the stove top to bubble for a few more minutes. It ends up being quite a thick, rich looking sauce and very caramel in colour (this is how you can tell it's cooked).

Pour into a jug and leave to cool and go gooey before pouring it over the ice cream cake. It can be re-heated if need be.

Mmmmmm!  I've made it twice already and I know it won't be the last!

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10 comments:

  1. Mmmmm, the butterscotch sauce sounds amazing!

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  2. Holy moly this looks like naughtiness personified. When I'm finished this diet I'm SO making this xx

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  3. Randall has chosen ice cream cakes for the last I don't know how many years for his birthday cake. He's 16 years old next monday and he's requested it again. His will have sliced boost bars and crushed up crunchies in it.

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  4. YUMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM!!!!! What a shocker!

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  5. Whoa this looks good.

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  6. OH NO.... now why did you have to go and do that???? LOL I am so gonna have to try that!! arrghhh :) xx

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  7. Looks like Heaven to me. Yum.

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  8. Oh YUM! It wouldn't be to good for my diet though ;)

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  9. I just read this 3 times and I think I drooled on my monitor....!

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  10. beautiful photography of a yummy looking cake...!

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