Cinnamon Mocha Ice Cream Sandwiches With Grilled Strawberries

Cinnamon Mocha Ice Cream Sandwiches With Grilled Strawberries

Prep Time

 

Cook Time

 

Serves

 

Cinnamon & Coffee – Bold and confident – with just the right edge of bitterness. It’s one of the predicted flavor pairings from McCormick’s Flavor Forecast: Grilling Edition.

Grilled fruits are being skewered alongside meats, pureed to make tenderizing marinades, and chopped for salsas and relishes.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick

Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Cream of Tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick® Ground Cinnamon
  • 2 pints coffee ice cream, softened
  • Semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted (optional)
  • DECADENT CINNAMON-CHOCOLATE SAUCE:1/2 cup agave nectar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon espresso granules
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Gourmet Collection Roasted Saigon Cinnamon
  • 8 ounces bittersweet baking chocolate
  • 1 ounce coffee liqueur
  • GRILLED STRAWBERRIES: 1/4 cup agave nectar
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Gourmet Collection Roasted Saigon Cinnamon
  • 12 medium to large strawberries

Preparation

  • 1 MIX flour, cream of tartar and baking soda in small bowl. Set aside.
  • 2 Beat 1 1/2 cups of the sugar, butter and shortening in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until well mixed. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 3 MIX remaining 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in cinnamon sugar mixture to coat. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheets.
  • 4 BAKE in preheated 400°F oven 9 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 1 minute. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  • 5 DECADENT CINNAMON-CHOCOLATE SAUCE: Mix agave nectar and heavy cream, expresso granules, McCormick® Gourmet Collection Roasted Saigon Cinnamon in medium microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 1/2 minutes or until mixture just comes to boil.
  • 6 Add bittersweet baking chocolate, coarsely chopped; stir until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is smooth.
  • 7 Stir in coffee liqueur, if desired. Cool slightly before serving.
  • 8 GRILLED STRAWBERRIES:Mix agave nectar and McCormick® Gourmet Collection Roasted Saigon Cinnamon.
  • 9 Brush onto 12 medium to large strawberries. Grill over medium-high heat 1 to 2 minutes or until grill marks appear, turning occasionally.
  • 10 TO ASSEMBLE ICE CREAM SANDWICHES, place about 2 tablespoons ice cream on the flat side of 1 cookie. Top with a second cookie, pressing gently.
  • 11 Repeat with remaining cookies and ice cream. Drizzle ice cream sandwiches with melted chocolate, if desired. Freeze 2 hours or until firm. Serve with Decadent Cinnamon-Chocolate Sauce and Grilled Strawberries, if desired.

More

20 Sep 22

If you haven’t had pumpkin soup, you are missing a delightful dining experience. This savory soup is ideal for one of those first (…)

28 Aug 22

Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonette of Little Donkey in Cambridge, Massachusetts, add miso to their addictive banana bread to give it a (…)

More TFC