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Clinton Kelly's Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Torte with Chocolate Creme de Menthe Sauce

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Torte Clinton Kelly
Is there anything more comforting than ice cream?
skill level
Easy
time
1-30min
servings
16
cost
$
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This dish may sound fancy, but it's actually a very simple recipe that's more assembly than cooking — a great way to fool your guests into thinking you put in a lot of effort!

Cost per Serving: $1.86
Total Cost: $29.76
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ingredients
  • 40 cream filled chocolate sandwich cookies (crushed)
  • 1/2 cup butter (melted)
  • 20 mint chocolate candies (melted)
  • 1 gallon mint chocolate chip ice cream (divided)
  • 1 jar hot fudge ice cream topping
  • Chocolate Creme de Menthe Sauce:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 12 oz semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1/4 cup creme de menthe
kitchenware
step-by-step directions We've Made Cooking As Easy As 1-2-3! printer friendly version 
  • 1
    40 cream filled chocolate sandwich cookies (crushed)
    1/2 cup butter (melted)
    20 mint chocolate candies (melted)
    1 gallon mint chocolate chip ice cream (divided)
    In a small bowl, combine cookie crumbs and butter and mix until well combined. Press half of the mixture into a greased 10-inch springform pan. Next, spread the melted mint candies over the crust. Top with half of the ice cream. Cover and freeze for 2 hours or until firm.
  • 2
    1 jar hot fudge ice cream topping
    Reserve ¼ cup hot fudge topping. Then combine remaining hot fudge topping and crumb mixture and spread over the ice cream. 
  • 3
      
    Top with remaining ice cream. Cover and freeze for 8 hours or overnight until firm. 
  • 4
      
    Remove from freezer 5 minutes before serving.  Use chocolate creme de menthe sauce to garnish torte.
  • 5
    1 cup sugar
    1/2 cup butter
    1/4 cup water
    1/4 cup heavy cream
    Chocolate Crème de Menthe Sauce: In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar, butter, water and heavy cream. 
  • 6
      
    Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture comes to a full boil. Let mixture boil for 3 minutes. 
  • 7
    12 oz semi-sweet chocolate
    Remove from heat and immediately add the chocolate chips. Quickly mix with a wire whisk until smooth. 
  • 8
    1/4 cup creme de menthe
    Stir in crème de menthe and mix to fully incorporate. 
  • 9
      
    Pour warm mixture over ice cream cake and serve immediately.
 
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