Having children with food allergies means baking almost all of our food at home. Gone are the days of birthday cakes and ice cream treats from unsafe bakeries. Making special, eye-pleasing desserts like this Homemade Brownie Ice Cream Sandwich recipe is easier than you could imagine. Plus, you can alter this versatile recipe to fit the needs of your child with food allergies.
Homemade Brownie Ice Cream Sandwich
Kids will love this brightly decorated brownie ice cream sandwich recipe, perfect for birthday parties and more!. Personalize this recipe with your kid's favorite ice cream flavor or mix and match ice cream flavors for a rainbow dessert.
Note: For this brownie ice cream sandwich dessert, you will need a 12 cavity ice cream sandwich pan.
Makes about 6 brownie ice cream sandwiches.
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 2/3 granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1-quart ice cream (any nut-free and safe flavor)
- Assorted toppings, including sprinkles, mini chocolate chips.
- 1 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips (to temper and dip brownie ice cream sandwiched in)
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Spray Ice Cream Sandwich Pan with baking spray. Set aside.
- In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
- In a double broiler, melt butter with the chocolate chips. Whisk in sugar, eggs, and vanilla; beat well.
- Add flour mixture, stir until just combined.
- Spoon 2 tablespoons batter into each pan cavity, spreading evenly.
- Bake 8-10 minutes or until a toothpick inserted at an angle into the center comes out clean.
- Immediately unmold brownies onto a cooling rack. Cool completely.
- Scoop about a 1/4 cup ice cream onto smooth side of half the brownies.
- Top with remaining brownies, pressing gently.
- Temper 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips.
- Place two-thirds of the chocolate in the top pan of a double boiler. Heat over hot, not boiling, water, stirring constantly with a rubber spatula, not a wooden or metal spoon, until chocolate reaches 110°-115°F.
- Place the top pan of the double boiler on a towel and cool to 95°-100°F.
- Add the remaining one-third of chocolate to the top pan, stirring until melted. The chocolate is now tempered and ready to be used for molding candies, coating or dipping.
- Coat dipped ice cream sandwiches in assorted toppings.
- Place in freezer to set.
- Once set, wrap and freeze immediately.
What ice cream flavors would you use in your homemade brownie ice cream sandwich recipe?