Here’s the last chapter tutorial I did for Diamond Rings are Dangerous Things.

Diamond Rings Deadly.f The book launches on July 8. You can see all the chapter tutorials on Mashed Potatoes and Crafts.IMG_9742

I Heart You Refreshments

Freeze ice cream in a 9X13 pan, then use heart-shaped cookie cutters to create individual servings. Drizzle hearts with hot fudge and top with a selection of berries. Add a chocolate cookie and a mint leaf to the plate to round out the presentation.

IMG_0954Here’s what you’ll need to get started:

1 carton of strawberry (or any other berry flavored) ice cream
fresh strawberries (or other berries)
hot fudge topping
mint leaves for garnish (I didn’t use them this time.)

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Spread softened ice cream into a 9×13 pan. Place in the freezer for 2 hours.

IMG_9739Remove from freezer and press heart-shaped cookie cutter into ice cream.

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Remove to a serving plate. If you have chilled serving plates, that would be best. Don’t worry about the edges melting. The ice cream will pool a bit around the base of the heart and look very natural.

IMG_9742Cut a fresh strawberry in half. Place one half, cut side down, in the center of the ice cream heart. Drizzle with hot fudge sauce. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

 

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