El Torito’s Deep Fried Ice Cream

Lynnda Cloutier


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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6 eggs
2 tbsp. water


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


1 pint chocolate chip ice cream
oil for deep frying


whipped cream
maraschino cherries

How to Make El Torito’s Deep Fried Ice Cream


  • 1To make egg wash, beat eggs and add water. Set aside
  • 2To make cereal coating, mix corn lakes, sugar and cinnamon together and set aside.
  • 3To make deep fried ice cream, form ice cream into 2 oz. balls. Place on cookie sheet in freezer for 2 hours.
  • 4Remove 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.
  • 5Remove 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.

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Course/Dish: Ice Cream & Ices

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