When it comes to baking, most of the time I stick to Bold visions of the classics and steer clear of novelty. That said when making no-bake sweet treats, candies and frozen desserts, I really like things that are over the top, fun and different!
After coming across the internet sensation Thai Rolled Ice Cream in a local LA spot I was floored by how delicious it was. For those of you who have never seen it before it is a MUST try. Rolled Ice Cream, also known as Stir-Fried Ice Cream, is ice cream that is spread thin on a really cold metal surface then scraped up into a perfect spiral. The result is a delicious new way to enjoy rich ice cream–it’s no wonder this exotic treat is such a hit!
How to Make Homemade Rolled Ice Cream
After seeing this Rolled Ice Cream being made I knew I had to give it a try for myself. This is not typically something you would make at home so I knew this would take some experimentation. But after just a few tries I had a plan and was able to make these perfect frozen sweet ice cream rolls at home. It turns out it’s really a lot simpler than you might think. I simply started with my classic No Machine Ice Cream recipe of sweetened condensed milk and cream. That’s right, the base of this Rolled Ice Cream is just 2 ingredients and even better than that these 2 ingredients are mixed up right on the baking tray they are frozen in. After mixing together on my cold tray, I got creative and added some of my favorite flavorings.
Rolled Ice Cream Flavors
I created 3 delicious Rolled Ice Cream flavors, but once you have this recipe down I encourage you to get creative and experiment with whatever you like.
- Nutella Rolled Ice Cream: Add a bit of Nutella to your ice cream mix before you freeze it for a delicious hazelnut treat. Decorate it with a Ferrero Rocher for an extra kick.
- Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream Rolls: You’ll love this version featuring diced berries, crushed graham crackers and cream cheese. Top it with a strawberry and graham cracker strips.
- Oreo Ice Cream Rolls: Simply crush up Oreo cookies into your ice cream base. Top it off with a whole Oreo Cookie for added effect.
What’s incredible is each flavor sets up super fast and from there they’re really easy to roll.
How to Make Ice Cream Rolls
For each flavor I run a thin spatula between the thin layer of ice cream and the chilled tray. Before your eyes the magic happens! Little spirals of ice cream form. For each flavor I roll 4 to 6 rolls and place them in a portable serving container. After topping with additional whipped cream these Homemade Rolled Ice Creams are ready to steal the show. Your friends and family will be beyond impressed with this dessert; no one will believe you made this at home so easily!