Ice Cream Bonbons
One portion of this dish contains roughly 2g of protein, 8g of fat, and Head to the store and pick up ice cream, vegetable shortening, sprinkles, and a few other things to make it today. It is perfect for Summer. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 20 minutes.
Line two baking sheets with parchment. Using a small ice cream scoop, portion 12 scoops of ice cream. Put 6 on each sheet. Cover with plastic wrap and freeze until firm, at least 6 hours or overnight.
Place sprinkles in a bowl.
Combine chocolate and vegetable shortening in a heatproof bowl and set over a saucepan filled with about 1 inch of water.
Place over low heat until water is just simmering (be sure bowl's bottom does not touch water). Cook, stirring often, until shortening and chocolate are melted and smooth, about 5 minutes.
Remove bowl from pan and let stand until chocolate is just warm (not hot) to the touch.
Working quickly, scoop up 1 ball of ice cream with a fork; hold ball over bowl of chocolate and spoon chocolate over to coat, letting excess chocolate drip back into bowl. Hold coated ice cream ball over bowl of sprinkles and top ball with sprinkles. Use another fork to gently push coated ice cream ball back on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining ice cream balls. Freeze until ready to serve, at least 30 minutes.
Recommended wine: Cream Sherry, Moscato Dasti, Port
Ice Cream on the menu? Try pairing with Cream Sherry, Moscato d'Asti, and Port. A common wine pairing rule is to make sure your wine is sweeter than your food. Delicate desserts go well with Moscato d'Asti, nutty desserts with cream sherry, and caramel or chocolate desserts pair well with port. One wine you could try is NV Solera Cream Sherry. It has 4.5 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 17 dollars.
NV Solera Cream SherryThe Solera Cream Sherry has a brilliant amber and deep copper hue. With butterscotch and pecan aromas, the sweet salted nut and brown spice aromas carry a complex caramel accent. A sweet entry leads to a rounded, lush, moderately full-bodied palate with a lengthy, flavorful finish.