It’s almost August and it’s about time an ice cream recipe appeared on this blog! Ice cream is surprisingly not on the top of my list of favorite desserts, but on a hot summer day I definitely find myself craving it. This flavor is out of this world and totally has me hooked. I somehow keep finding myself at the freezer with a spoon in my hand night after night. Seriously dangerous!
This recipe is from Jeni’s Ice Cream, based in Ohio. I have seen Jeni’s name everywhere lately and after trying this flavor, I can understand why. What is more brilliant than combining cherry crisp and ice cream together into one dessert?! The cherries are roasted in the oven with just a bit of sugar and a buttery crisp streusel topping takes things over the top. Both components are then swirled into a vanilla ice cream base that is heavenly on its own. The crisp oat topping maintains its crunch even once added to the ice cream, leading to absolute perfection in every bite. If you closed your eyes, you would 100% believe you were eating cherry crisp with ice cream on top! [Read more...]