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Apricot Golden Raspberry Ice Cream Bonbons

By NJacobsons, member

July 6th, 2009

We have an apricot tree and golden raspberry plants and every year we make Apricot Golden Raspberry Jam. As we were making it a few days ago, we thought it would be a great addition to an ice cream. Because the jam was sweetened, we reduced the sugar in the custard to 1/2 cup. We added some almonds for flavor and texture, as well. It seemed like a good idea to try to make the ice cream into bonbons, but we need to develop the ice cream/chocolate enrobing technique. We made a mess! The chocolate coating is a bittersweet chocolate ganache - and it tastes delicious with the ice cream. We'll try this again and again until we get it right! We won't mind eating our experiments!

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Comments (2)

Pielove writes: Ooh la la!! The ice cream sound great and the chocolate covering really sends it over the top!

pie Posted: 10:20 am on July 7th

peskyone writes: These look good to me. We used to love Dove mini ice cream bon bons until they changed the packaging to include vanilla and chocolate in the same package. In an attempt to recreate these, I made my own. I used a mini scoop and froze them on waxed paper first, then dipped them into the ganache. I used 2 forks to dip them, but had to move fast and only take out a few at time to avoid too much melting. I am sure it would be a little more difficult with the home made ice cream because the texture is softer. It must be great to create all these wonderful things with ingredients from your own garden. I loved the look of the chocolate cherry ice cream also. Posted: 7:45 am on July 7th

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