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Posh ice cream sandwiches

Posh ice cream sandwiches

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • plus freezing
  • Easy
  • Makes 7

Jazz up the classic ice cream sandwich with retro pink wafers, chopped pistachios and a touch of white chocolate

  • Freezable
Nutrition: per sandwich
NutrientUnit
kcal266
fat17g
saturates9g
carbs24g
sugars20g
fibre1g
protein4g
salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • pack pink wafer biscuits
  • ½ x 500ml tub pistachio ice cream (vanilla or chocolate also works well)
  • 100g bar white chocolate
  • 50g shelled pistachio , finely chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Before you start, make sure you have space for a flat tray in your freezer. arrange half the wafer biscuits on the tray. Spoon the ice cream into a food processor and pulse until just smooth (be careful not to not let it melt too much). Spoon quickly into a disposable piping bag, cut off the end (a little narrower than the width of a biscuit) and pipe an ice cream log onto the biscuits. Try to squeeze from the end of the bag, so that the heat from your hands doesn’t melt the ice cream.

  • STEP 2

    Place a second biscuit on top to complete the sandwiches and press together a little to squeeze the ice cream to the edges. Put the tray into the freezer and freeze for at least an 1 hr.

  • STEP 3

    Melt the chocolate in a microwave or in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water. Tip the pistachios into a dish. Working quickly, dip the end of each frozen sandwich into the melted chocolate, then into the pistachios. Put back onto your tray and freeze again for 1 hr. Will keep for 1 month frozen in an airtight container between sheets of baking parchment.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2014

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