Cookbook:Ice Cream Sandwich

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Ice Cream Sandwich
Category Dessert recipes
Servings 12
Time 35 minutes
An ice cream sandwich

An ice cream sandwich is a frozen dessert consisting of ice cream sandwiched between two cookie layers. They are typically circular or rectangular in shape, although other novelty shapes exist as well.



  1. Mix the flour, cocoa, bicarbonate of soda and salt in a bowl.
  2. Beat the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until soft and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the egg.
  4. Fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, and bring together until a dough forms.
  5. Knead the dough for 2 minutes on a floured surface until smooth.
  6. Shape the dough into a flat disc.
  7. Cover with cling film and chill for 30 minutes.
  8. Preheat the oven to 190 °C (374 °F).
  9. Cover 2 baking trays with baking sheet.
  10. Roll out the dough to 5 mm (0.20 in) thick.
  11. Cut out into 24 circles.
  12. Put the biscuits on 4 baking trays.
  13. Bake for 10-12 minutes until well cooked.
  14. Place the biscuits on a wire rack and leave to cool.
  15. Scoop 1 scoop of ice cream on one biscuit.
  16. Sandwich together with another biscuit.
  17. Repeat steps 15-16, using remaining biscuits and ice cream.
  18. Enjoy!


  • In step 4, if the dough is too wet, add 1 tablespoon of plain flour and mix together.
  • Ice cream sandwiches can be frozen for up to 3 months.


  • This recipe uses chocolate biscuits. For vanilla biscuits, replace cocoa powder with extra 20 g (0.71 oz) (1 heaped tablespoon) plain flour and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Add vanilla to butter and sugar in step 2.