Trick n’ Treat! Halloween is coming. It is going to be so much fun. Why don’t we add a little more fun to it? With Halloween around the corner we, Tasty Ice Cream have brought some ice cream ideas that could blow up your mind. They are spooky but very enjoyable. Moreover, the ice creams look scary but actually taste good and are super yummy. Just make some crazy-looking cold desserts following our ideas and enjoy your Halloween with us. Hope you enjoy our ideas. We wish you a Happy Halloween.
1. Ice Cream Graveyard Cups:
Add a bit of a trick to your treat with these deliciously spooky ice cream graveyards! Looks spooky but tastes yummy. The recipe is pretty simple. You just need to decorate with some effort. The following recipe only takes 15 minutes and makes 1 serving.
- Chocolate Ice Cream
- Chocolate cookies, crushed
- White sandwich cookies with chocolate filling
- Black icing
- Green sprinkles
- First, fill a clear glass or cup with chocolate ice cream.
- Using black icing, decorate the sandwich cookies to look like tombstones.
- Insert the sandwich cookie into the ice cream.
- Top with crushed chocolate cookies to make the dirt.
- Drop on a few green sprinkles to make a patch of grass.
- Dig in!
2. Chocolate Ice Cream Batwiches:
These ice cream batwiches (aka ice cream sandwiches shaped like bats) are delicious with almost every kind of ice cream, but I recommend using Moose tracks or mint chips. I used pumpkin ice cream for these, but it’s really not my favorite flavor of ice cream. Making this treat takes around 2 hours.
- 2 cups organic unbleached or whole wheat pastry flour
- ½ cup dutch cocoa powder
- 1 tablespoon organic cornstarch or arrowroot powder
- ¼ teaspoon sea salt
- 1 tablespoon non-aluminum baking powder
- 1 tablespoon black cocoa powder (optional, but it makes the bats darker in color)
- ½ cup vegan butter or margarine (I like the organic whipped earth balance) or sub coconut oil
- 1 cup organic sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- ¼ – ⅓ cup nondairy milk
- Sift and whisk the dry ingredients together in a bowl: flour, dutch cocoa powder, black cocoa powder, arrowroot powder or cornstarch, salt, and baking powder.
- Mix the vegan butter (or coconut oil) on a fast speed using a stand mixer or a handheld electric mixer while you blend your sugar. (I used a combination of half coconut oil and half vegan butter)
- Blend the sugar in the blender to turn it into caster sugar, and then add it to the mixer and mix for like 5 minutes on high before turning to low.
- Add the nondairy milk and vanilla extract while mixing.
- Sift in the dry ingredients a third at a time (to minimize messes), stopping the mixer each time you add dry ingredients.
- Mix until incorporated. Sift and mix in the rest.
- Shape the dough into a disc and wrap in plastic wrap to chill for 15 minutes.
- Line two baking sheets with parchment paper, and remove the dough from the fridge.
- Preheat the oven to 350°.
- Place the dough between 2 pieces of parchment paper to roll it out.
- Roll as thinly as possible (between ⅛ and ¼ inch thick). Remove the top piece of parchment paper and cut out as many bat shapes as you can, dipping your cookie cutter into cocoa powder when needed to keep it from sticking.
- Roll the dough remnants and keep cutting until the cookie sheets are full of cut-outs.
- Bake for 6 minutes.
- Cool on trays for 2 minutes.
- Transfer cookies to the cooling rack.
3. Pumpkin Ice Cream:
There is no fun on Halloween if there is no pumpkin. So try out this pumpkin ice cream. Use the following recipe to make 1 serving of it.
- 1 1/2 cups Ice cream ( Simple Vanilla)
- 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
- 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice (or cinnamon)
- white chocolate, melted
- Combine all of the ingredients together minus the white chocolate. Taste for desired flavor.
Place in an air-tight freezable container.
Put the melted chocolate in a piping bag and pipe a swirl around the top of the ice cream, then quickly run a toothpick through it to create your spider web.
Freeze for 6-8 hours. Keep for up to 6 weeks.
4. Chocolate Brownie Dirtyard Ice Cream:
The ice cream flavor is my favorite. When you crumble it finely, it looks like a speck of mud dirt. Try this out. The following recipe makes 1 serving of it.
- 1 1/2 cups Ice cream (Vanilla)
- 1/2 cup bittersweet chocolate, melted
- 1 cup of brownies, chunks
- 5 Gummy worms
Combine half of the ice cream with the chocolate. Mix fast so it doesn’t set.
Mix in the rest of the ice cream until combined.
Add in your brownie chunks.
Fill up your container leaving a little room at the top.
Crumble on more brownies to create the ‘dirt’ for your graveyard. Place the gummy worms around the top and sides. More is more with this ice cream.
- Freeze for 6-8 hours. Keep for up to 6 weeks.