El Torito’s Deep Fried Ice Cream

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

This stuff is so yummy. I used to have it all the time when I ate at El Torito. Unknown source


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Ingredients

EGG WASH:

6 eggs
2 tbsp. water

CEREAL COATING MIX:

3/4 cup corn flakes, lightly crushed
6 tbsp. sugar
1 1/2 tbsp. cinnamon

DEEP FRIED ICE CREAM:

1 pint chocolate chip ice cream
oil for deep frying

GARNISH:

whipped cream
maraschino cherries

Directions Step-By-Step

1
To make egg wash, beat eggs and add water. Set aside
2
To make cereal coating, mix corn lakes, sugar and cinnamon together and set aside.
3
To make deep fried ice cream, form ice cream into 2 oz. balls. Place on cookie sheet in freezer for 2 hours.
4
Remove ice cream from freezer and dip into egg wash, then in cereal, back into egg wash then back into cereal. Be sure ice cream is covered completely. Refreeze.
5
Remove ice cream balls from freezer and lower into a deep fryer and fry at 375 for 45 to 60 seconds, long enough to bring the inside to serving temperature. Top with rosette of whipped cream and a cherry. Makes 8 servings.
El Torito Restaurant, 4221 Dolphin Striker Way, Newport Beach, Ca.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Ice Cream & Ices