CDWM SA - Ep.5 - Kyle - Dessert

Kyle’s Mother-in-Law’s Ice Cream Cake


Serves: 8 people

Preparation time: 3 days

  • 2 l vanilla ice cream
  • 200 g coconut biscuits
  • 250 ml silvered almonds
  • 250 ml butter
  • 125 g icing sugar
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 tots Kahlua coffee liqueur
  • 250 g dark chocolate

Preparation method

  • Crumble biscuits, mix with almonds and spread evenly on lightly greased baking tray. Bake at 180 C.
  • Cream together butter and sugar until light.
  • Add egg yolks, vanilla essence and Kahlua.
  • Melt chocolate. Cool slightly then add to mixture.
  • Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into mixture.
  • Pour 1/2 chocolate mixture over biscuits and press down well.
  • Spoon ice cream in and smooth over.
  • Top with remaining biscuits and chocolate. Freeze overnight in metal cake tin.
  • If using store bought ice cream, make the dessert the day before serving.
  • If using home-made ice cream, it must set for 3 days before serving.