Ice Cream Bar Or Pop Dessert
[1] This attractive dessert is made from cut-up fudge pops (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog).

Gourmet Ice Pops
[2] Gourmet ice pops (paletas) from La Newyorkina (photo © Goldbelly).

 

It’s National Ice Cream Month, and our colleague Hannah Kaminsky of Bittersweet Blog thought up this creative and oh-so-easy approach to ice cream desserts.

She cuts up ice cream bars and pops into squares, then places them in a rocks glass with fruit or edible flowers.

You can also rim the glass with something spicy like Tajín seasoning or chipotle, or a sweet rim such as decorating sugar or colored sanding sugar.

Try it!

We cut up both fudge ice pops, “gourmet” ice pops from La Newyorkina , and even some ice cream sandwiches.

Because ice cream sandwiches self-identify as casual fare, we dipped the sides of ice cream into a variety of chopped nuts and sprinkles.

Whatever you choose, you can garnish them with:

  • Raspberries or other fruit (we finely diced some mango)
  • Coconut, crushed toffee, or cookie crumbs
  • Edible flowers (not so tasty, but they look pretty)
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    Or, add some sauce—caramel, chocolate, fruit—to the bottom of the glass before adding the frozen squares.

    After we cut the squares, we put them in a single layer atop wax paper on a cookie sheet, and tucked them into the freezer until we were ready to assemble and serve.

    These desserts are fun to make and fun to eat. Enjoy!
     
     
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