Saturday 27 September 2014

Donut ice cream sandwich

Who can resist the classic vanilla ice cream or  a donut. And here comes the twist ; DONUT ICE CREAM SANDWICH coated with lots of dark chocolate. Ignore the guilt this weekend, let's indulge.


For donuts:

  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 1/2 cup
  • Yeast - 1 1/2 tsp
  • Warm Milk -1 /2 cup + more as needed
  • Powdered Sugar - 3/4 cup + 2 tbsp
  • Vanilla extract - 1tsp
  • Butter / Oil - 1 tbsp melted
  • Baking powder - 2tsp

  • Take yeast, 1tsp sugar and 1/4 cup of warm water in a bowl and let it sit for 5 mins till it foams up.
  • Now take milk, vanilla and melted butter or oil in a bowl and mix well.
  • Now take flour, powdered sugar, baking powder in a large mixing bowl and mix that well.
  • Pour in the yeast mixture and milk mixture in this and make a smooth dough.
  • Grease a large bowl with oil and transfer this dough into that, cover that with a plastic wrap and allow it to rest for 1 hour or till it doubles in size.
  • Now punch down the dough and roll it into thick circles.
  • Now using a large cutter and a small cutter cut out the donuts
  • Leave that to rest for 10 mins.
  • Now heat oil for deep frying on a medium heat.
  • Drop the doughnuts and fry them carefully till they turn golden on each side. This will take around 2 to 3 mins. Fry the dough holes as well.
  • Drain them in a paper towel

For glaze :
  • 150 gms sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • vanilla extract

Method :
  • Cook this on medium flame till it becomes a thick glaze, dip donuts in the glaze.

For sandwich:
  • Donuts
  • Ice cream vanilla flavoured
  • Melted dark chocolate

Method :
  • Place a big scoop of ice cream on a donut, flatten it slightly and cover it with another donut or you can use single donut for this, carefully slice in half in the middle, on one half place a scoop of ice cream and cover with the other half and temporarily keep it in freezer.
  • Melt chocolate in a doble boiler.
  • Take out sandwich from freezer and coat with melted chocolate.
Your donut ice cream sandwich is ready :)

Happy Weekend!

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