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Baked Ice Cream Pastry Recipe?

jhdan Dec 28, 2011 04:21 AM

My husband and I had the most amazing dessert at a restaurant and we are now obsessed with trying to recreate it. Titled "Baked Ice Cream with Cranberry Coulis", the dessert consisted of a ball of vanilla ice cream wrapped in a pastry dough lightly lined with what tasted like almond paste. The pastry was baked to a golden brown and drizzled with a cranberry sauce. The combination worked beautifully, with the ice cream just barely soft under the pastry/almond layer. Wow!! Does anyone out there have a recipe for something similar?

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    jsaimd RE: jhdan Dec 28, 2011 09:49 AM

    Are you sure it wasn't fried? The high temp and conduction of oil allows cooking of the dough without melting the ice cream.

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      jhdan RE: jsaimd Dec 29, 2011 05:20 AM

      No, the pastry surrounding the ice cream was definitely not fried. I have found many recipes for fried ice cream, but this dessert was distinctly different.

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