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Deep Fried Ice cream

Prep Time7 hrs
Cook Time1 min
Total Time7 hrs 1 min
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ice cream, deep fried, sponge cake, deep fried ice cream,
Servings: 3
Cost: £5



  • 3 scoops Ice cream
  • 1 cup Plain flour
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 Sponge cake loaf
  • 1 Egg
  • Vegetable oil


  • Line the baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Using a large ice cream scoop and Scoop out 3 balls of ice cream.
  • Place each scoop into the tray. Cover them with cling film and freeze for 2-3 hours or until solid and firm.
  • Once ice cream balls solid, slice sponge cake into thin slices. Place 3 slices of sponge
    cake on cling film on a chopping board.
  • Using a rolling pin and flatten cake slices (as you see in the photos).
  • Now take one of ice cream balls and place on the flatten cake.
  • Hold the cling film and fold the cake over and shape it to a ball. Then repeat same process with remaining of ingredients. Freeze them again for 2 hours.
  • Meanwhile, we prepare the batter: in a large bowl, mix flour with egg. Then gradually mix in water and until well combined.
  • Heat oil to 400F in a deep fry pan. Remove ice cream balls from freezer.
  • Dip each ball into the batter
  • And fry each ice cream ball for 20- seconds until golden.