Sunday, May 29, 2011

Ginger + Chocolate Mini Ice Cream Sandwiches

This is a super-fast dessert that is perfect for a hot summer day because you can eat this tiny ice cream sandwich before it melts all over your hands. The ginger adds a some heat, which makes these sandwiches just a bit grown-up -- but not too much.

Ginger-Chocolate Filling

1/3 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons chocolate sauce (Ah!laska is good.)
1 tablespoon cane sugar
1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger

Back to Nature Madagascar vanilla wafers

Whip cream until slightly stiff and add the rest of the ingredients. Mix to incorporate. Apply about 1 tablespoon of filling to the flat side of a vanilla wafer and then top with another wafer. Repeat until you run out of filling. Stick then in the freezer to harden for about an hour before serving. Makes about a dozen mini ice cream sandwiches.

5 comments:

Swati said...

Sounds perfect for summer, can't wait to try it! I love ginger and I love icecream.

Jessica said...

That looks sooooo delicious. Hopefully I'll get an opportunity to try making something like this during the summer. :)

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Jesse @ Happy Go Lucky Vegan said...

Ginger and ice cream sound like the perfect summer treat!

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Tender Branson said...

Homemade ice cream sandwiches can't be beat. I know a lot of people like ginger in their sweets and I've been hesitant to try. This might be what I need.