Wednesday, October 19, 2011

White Chocolate Ice Cream w/White Choc M&M's - I'm in Heaven!

White Chocolate Ice Cream with Candy Corn M&Ms

Type: Dessert
Author: Cat Davis
Prep: 20 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
Serves: 6
  • 9 oz white chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2/3 cup sugar, divided in half
  • 5 large egg yolks
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups white chocolate candy corn m&ms
  • Tools Needed
  • Ice Cream Maker
  1. Place white chocolate pieces in a medium bowl, set aside.
  2. Place egg yolks in a medium bowl and whisk together with half the sugar, set aside.
  3. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the milk, cream, remaining sugar and salt. Whisk gently until the the mixture is hot enough that little bubbles start to appear but before it boils.
  4. Remove from heat and set aside.
  5. Spoon 1/2 cup of the hot mixture into the eggs and whisk until combined.
  6. Add the egg mixture to the saucepan and over medium heat, whisk until it begins to thicken. Immediately remove from heat.
  7. Pour mixture into the white chocolate bowl and whisk until smooth.
  8. Place the white chocolate custard mixture bowl into an ice bath until fully cooled, stirring constantly.
  9. Allow the custard to cool in the fridge for one hour before processing in an ice cream maker according to manufacturers directions.
  10. During the ice cream making process, pour in two cups of white chocolate m&ms
  11. Garnish with crushed m&ms before serving.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Spooktacular Spoons

These spoons are perfect for Halloween party bags or for handing out to trick-or-treaters.  

Estimated Times
Preparation Time: 30 mins
Cooking Time: 1 min

Wax paper
1 cup (6 oz.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels
 vegetable shortening
18 to 20 plastic spoons
Assorted candies for decorating (such as Spooky WONKA NERDS,
Festive plastic wrap or clear lollipop bags (found in craft

Orange and black ribbon

LINE baking sheet with wax paper.

PLACE morsels and shortening in medium, microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. Morsels may retain some of their
original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted; cool slightly.

DIP one spoon into melted morsels; shake off excess. Place on prepared tray. Make ghostly face with candies. Repeat with remaining spoons. Refrigerate
until set.

WRAP each spoon in a sheet of plastic wrap. Gather at base of spoon; tie with orange and black ribbons. Trim ends of plastic wrap, if desired.  Enjoy.

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