How to Make an Ice Cream Sandwich from Scratch
Many Filipinos spend hot afternoons in the tropics waiting for the relief of a cool breeze and the telltale jingle of manong sorbetero’s bell as he approaches. Everyone swarms his colorful cart waiting for their turn to get a cone stacked with at least three different ice cream flavors. If you are lucky, you might spy a pack of buns that he uses to make a Pinoy version of an ice cream sandwich.
History traces the ice cream sandwich to a New York vendor in the early 1900s. Like many great ideas, it has spawned numerous iterations since its invention. Ice cream cookies, for example, have become a standard for this dessert/snack.
Are you ready to make your own ice cream sandwich? Read on for some cool new ideas.
- 1 1/4 cups unsalted butter softened
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 3/4 cup soft brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1/4 cups chocolate, chips or chopped
- 4 cups Selecta Classic Super Thick Vanilla ice cream
- 2 1/4 cups chocolate, chopped and melted
- sprinkles to decorate
- Egg Free
- Nut Free