Spiced Apple Ice Cream Cake

Toffee, apple & ice cream – a trio of great tastes come together in this beautiful dessert !

  • 1 x 150g pack Dean's Oat Biscuits, crushed into crumbs
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 50g butter
  • 50g pecan nuts, chopped
For the Ice Cream Filing
  • 1 x 397g can sweetened condensed milk
  • 200g creme fraiche
  • 300mls natural yogurt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 200g apple sauce (home made or from a jar)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • For the sauce:
  • 80g dark muscovado sugar
  • 100g fresh double cream
  • 50g butter
  • 100g apple sauce
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Follow these steps

  • Start preparing the base by lining the base of a 20cm loose bottom or spring form cake tin with baking parchment.
  • Gently melt the butter in a sauce pan, remove from the heat and add the crushed biscuits, chopped pecans and cinnamon.
  • Spoon half of the mixture into the bottom of a lined cake tin and press down evenly.
  • To make the ice cream filling, pour the condensed milk, creme fraiche, yogurt and cinnamon into a mixing bowl and beat with an electric whisk for 5-6 minutes.
  • Add the apple sauce and vanilla extract and mix well. Pour over the crumb base and smooth the top.
  • Evenly sprinkle over the remaining crumb mix - cover with cling film and place in the freezer for at least 5 hours or until completely frozen.
  • For the sauce, melt the butter in a pan with the dark muscovado sugar, double cream and vanilla extract.
  • Bring gently to a simmer then stir in the apple sauce - keep warm.
  • Take the ice cream cake from the freezer about 1 hour before serving, remove from the tin and place onto a serving plate.
  • Place in the fridge to soften slowly.
  • Cut into small wedges and serve with the warm toffee sauce spooned over.
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