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Ice Cream Bonbon Recipe

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This recipe for Ice Cream Bonbon, by , is from The Otey Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Saturday, August 25, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pint vanilla ice cream
1 1/2 c walnuts
1 (6oz) pkg semisweet chocolate pieces
3 tbsp butter
1 tbsp light corn syrup
1/4 c powdered sugar
1 tsp lemon juice

Directions:
Directions:
Up to 2 Weeks Ahead; 1. Place ice cream in refrigerator to soften slightly, about 30 minutes. Chill small cookie sheet in freezer. Meanwhile, finely chop walnuts. Place walnuts on sheet of waxed paper. 2. Line chilled cookie sheet with waxed paper. Working quickly with medium ice cream scoop, scoop a ball of ice cream; roll in walnuts; place on waxed paper lined cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining ice cream and walnuts to make 8 ice cream balls. Freeze until firm, about 1 1/2 hours. 3. In double boiler over hot, not boiling, water, heat chocolate pieces, butter and corn syrup until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth, stirring occasionally. Turn off heat, but leave on top of double boiler over hot water. Keep the chocolate warm for easier dipping. With two forks, quickly dip each ice crram ball into chocolate mixture to coat completely; place on lined cookie sheet; return to freezer; freeze until chocolate is firm, about 1 hour. 5. In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and lemon juice until smooth and an easy spreading consistency With spoon, drizzle sugar mixture over bonbons to make a pretty design. Return bonbons to freezer. If not serving on same day, when sugar glaze has hardened, wrap bonbons with foil or plastic wrap to use later. Let bonbons stand at room temperature 15 minutes to soften slightly.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 8 servings.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I served this at one of the Pauk Easter week ends. They are delicious!

 

 

 

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