"Outstanding 'non-heavy' dessert for when you want guests applauding! I have yet to make this recipe without rave reviews. Flavors blend perfectly. It has become my signature recipe. Not difficult to make, but allow enough time to make. I make it the day before. You may garnish with semi-sweet or bittersweet chocolate shavings or curls if you like." — AlwaysCookin
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unsalted butter, melted
1 1/2 cups
light corn syrup
vanilla ice cream, softened
shelled pistachio nuts
I used the cranberry swirl in a cheescake recipe, it was delicious. Can't wait to try the ice cream cake.
It was just okay. I didn't think this one was worth the trouble. Lengthy process and time consuming. The flavor doesn't make up for the trouble to make it, in my opinion. There are plenty of other ice cream desserts that aren't nearly as involved.
Delicious and unusual. Also too time consuming to make except for very special occasions. I'd probably double or at least increase the cranberry swirl by half. I skipped cooking the pistachios in butter, just bought roasted nuts. Otherwise it was a wonderful mix of flavors, and got by far the most raves of any birthday cake I've made. :-)
Yummy in my tummy...... I loved this recipe so much! I just started cooking and this recipe is so good! I don't even like cranberries!
very tasty,good flavor. Took some time to make though.
I've made this every year at Thanksgiving and/or Christmas for a few years now, and it's always a hit. Love the contrast of the tart cranberries with the sweet ice cream. It is time consuming, especially over the holidays, but I have found it can be easily parceled out over a few days. I'll make & freeze the crust on Monday, do the ice cream layer on Tuesday, add the whipped cream & nuts on Wednesday, and sit back & enjoy it after the turkey dinner on Thursday. That way it's just 5 - 10 minutes per day - much easier to fit in during a hectic time of year.
This is one of the best desserts, EVER! A pain to make but worth the effort. I've made it twice and had rave reviews!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Cranberry Ice Cream Swirl Cake
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 399
** Calories from Fat: 214
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