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el torito’s deep fried ice cream

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a recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

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

★★★★★ 1

Ingredients For el torito’s deep fried ice cream

  • 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

  • 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.

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