El Chico Fried Ice Cream

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El Chico Fried Ice Cream

Yes! You can fry ice cream.  El Chico perfected fried ice cream.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Ice Cream Recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 532kcal


  • 1 quart Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 1 cup Corn Flake Crumbs
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • Honey or Chocolate Syrup


  • 5 hours in advance: Combine crumbs, sugar, and cinnamon in a shallow pan. Let ice cream soften slightly for 5 minutes. Make 6 balls of ice cream, roll in crumb mixture until well coasted, pressing coating into ice cream. Wrap in aluminum foil and freeze for 5 hours. Heat oil to 450 degrees. Unwrap each ball and fry in hot oil VERY BRIEFLY, about 2 seconds. Place in dessert dish; decorate with toppings, whipped cream and a cherry. Serve immediately.


Calories: 532kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 413mg | Potassium: 380mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 53g | Vitamin A: 1370IU | Vitamin C: 9.2mg | Calcium: 205mg | Iron: 11.5mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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