Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand
Show: Sweet Dreams
Episode: Frozen Desserts
Save Recipe Print
4 hr 20 min
20 min
4 hr


Warm Glossy Chocolate Sauce:


Grease a 10-inch spring form pan and line with parchment paper.

In a food processor grind the hazelnuts and 3/4 cup sugar together, pulsing to avoid over blending so it does not become a paste. Whip the cream using a mixer fitted with a whisk attachment or a hand mixer, until fluffy, soft peaks. Transfer to the refrigerator.

In a clean dry bowl, whip the egg whites until soft peaks form. Add the vanilla extract and 1/4 cup sugar and continue whipping until glossy and stiff, about 30 seconds more. Fold into the whipped cream, then fold in the ground nut mixture. Spoon the mixture into the spring form pan. Smooth the top. Freeze at least 4 hours or overnight.

Warm Glossy Chocolate Sauce: In the top half of a double boiler, combine the 2 chocolates over simmering water. Stir constantly until melted, then whisk in the corn syrup and water. Whisk until smooth and shiny.

When ready to eat, remove the collar and serve frozen with chocolate sauce.


Food Network Kitchens suggest caution in consuming raw and lightly-cooked eggs due to the slight risk of Salmonella or other food-borne illness. To reduce this risk, we recommend you use only fresh, properly-refrigerated, clean, grade A or AA eggs with intact shells, and avoid contact between the yolks or whites and the shell.

My Private Notes

Add a Note
Get the Recipe

Beer Can Cauliflower

Move over, chicken. There's a new grill star in town.


Mocha Semifreddo

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Hazelnut Spritz

Recipe courtesy of Beatrice Ojakangas

Hazelnut Brittle

Recipe courtesy of Columbia Empire Farms

Hazelnut Layer Cake with Espresso Buttercream, Chocolate Frangelico Ganache and Toasted and Gilded Hazelnuts

Recipe courtesy of Match Catering

Hazelnut and Chocolate Pie with Vanilla Whipped Cream

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Milk Chocolate and Mixed Nut Bread Pudding

Recipe courtesy of Ralph Pallarino

Candy Bar Chocolate Brownies

Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman

Meringue "Eggs" with Pistachio Custard and Chocolate Drizzle

Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello


Recipe courtesy of Jacques Torres

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Check Out Our

          Get a sneak-peek of the new Food Network recipe page and give us your feedback.

          See it Now!

          Latest Stories