Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
April Fools' Crab Cakes: Fried Ice Cream
Level:
Intermediate
Level:
Intermediate

Directions

Looks like: Crab Cakes

Cut two individual-size 4-ounce cartons of vanilla ice cream in half crosswise to make 4 disks; freeze 30 minutes. Pulse 2 cups white bread cubes and 2 cups shredded coconut in a food processor, then spread on a plate. Remove the cartons and press the ice cream into the crumb mixture, covering all sides (reserve the remaining crumbs). Freeze until hard, 1 hour. Meanwhile, make the "tartar sauce" (below). Dip the disks in 3 beaten eggs, then press in the reserved crumbs and freeze at least 1 more hour. Heat 3 inches of vegetable oil to 350 degrees F in a deep skillet and fry the ice cream until golden, 2 to 3 minutes. Drain on paper towels, then eat immediately.

For the April Fool's Tartar Sauce: Pistachio-White Chocolate Sauce:

Looks like: Tartar Sauce

Microwave 1/4 cup heavy cream, 4 ounces chopped white chocolate, 2 tablespoons butter, 2 tablespoons rum, the grated zest of 1/2 lime and 1/2 orange, and 2 tablespoons chopped pistachios at 50 percent power, 1 minute. Whisk until creamy, then let cool.

Photograph by Levi Brown

Categories:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Ice Cream Layer Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Crab Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

"Bawlmer" Crab Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Drew Abruzzese|Andrew Abruzzese

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Tea Cakes with Earl Grey Icing

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Wolfgang Puck

Crab Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Limoncello and Ice Cream with Biscotti

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Meat Loaf

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          Get Cooking