"Mint-Chocolate Ice-Cream Cake Recipe"
Source: © Cooking Light magazine,
courtesy of: Cooking.com
Yield: 12 servings --- easy
Other necessary recipes:
4 cups low-fat vanilla ice cream
2 tablespoons creme de menthe
12 creme de menthe chocolaty mint thins (such as Andes), finely chopped
1 cup powdered sugar
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
2 tablespoons fat-free milk
1 tablespoon butter or stick margarine
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa
| RECIPE METHOD
Prepare Classic Genoise as directed in a 9-inch springform pan. Cool the cake completely.
TO ASSEMBLE CAKE: Split genoise into 3 layers horizontally using a serrated knife. Place bottom layer, cut side up, in a 9-inch springform pan; place remaining layers in freezer.
Place a large bowl in freezer. Remove the ice cream from freezer, and let stand at room temperature until slightly soft. Spoon ice cream into chilled bowl. Stir in creme de menthe and mint thins until well combined. Spoon half of ice cream mixture onto cake layer in pan; top with middle layer of cake. Repeat procedure, ending with top layer of cake, cut side down. Return cake to freezer.
TO PREPARE FROSTING: Combine sugar and 3 tablespoons cocoa in a small bowl. Combine milk and butter in a 1-cup glass measure; microwave at high 30 seconds or until butter melts. Add milk mixture and vanilla to sugar mixture, stirring with a whisk until smooth. Spread frosting over top of cake, and freeze for 30 minutes. Cover with plastic wrap, and freeze 4 hours or until firm.
Place cake in refrigerator 30 minutes before serving to soften. Remove band from springform pan. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon cocoa over cake.
Serving size: 1 wedge
Recipe reprinted by permission of © Cooking Light Magazine. All rights reserved.
| Nutrition Facts
Yield: 12 servings
Facts per Serving
Calories: 260 Fat: 8g Carbohydrates: 40g
Cholesterol: 88mg Sodium: 119mg Protein: 5g
Fiber: 0g % Cal. from Fat: 28% % Cal. from Carbs: 62%
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