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betcha can’t guess what this is…

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french toast ice cream sandwiches

but it’s worth finding out…promise! Solve the mystery the answer after the jump!

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FRENCH TOAST ICE CREAM SANDWICHES

{via Everyday with Rachael Ray}

Ingredients
One 1.5-quart container orange sherbet, softened
One 12-ounce can evaporated milk
5 large eggs
1/2 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
4 tablespoons butter
16 slices white sandwich bread

Directions:
1. Line a 9-by-13-inch baking pan with an 18-inch sheet of plastic wrap. Spread the sherbet into the prepared pan; freeze until firm, about 1 hour.
2. Line a large baking sheet with paper towels. In a large bowl, whisk together the evaporated milk, eggs and vanilla. In a large skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Dip 4 bread slices in the egg mixture and cook until golden, 2 to 3 minutes per side; repeat with the remaining 3 tablespoons butter, bread and egg mixture. Drain on the prepared baking sheet; let cool. Discard the paper towels and line the pan with parchment paper, arranging the french toast on top. Freeze for 30 minutes.
3. Cut the sherbet into 8 equal slices. Top each of 8 chilled french toast slices with a slice of sherbet. Set the remaining french toast on top to form 8 sandwiches; freeze for 1 hour. Cut each sandwich diagonally before serving.

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This recipe is part of the Tricks and Treats article in the fabulous October 2008 issue of Everyday with Rachael Ray. It’s definitely worth checking out… all of the “treats” in this article are not what they seem!!

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POSTED BY:jenn s.JENNIFER SBRANTI is the Founder and Creative Director of Hostess with the Mostess®, a hip and modern party planning resource.

12 responses to “betcha can’t guess what this is…”

  1. Gina says:

    HA! I was like “it’s a grilled cheese, obviously”. Wrong! CLEVER!!! :)

  2. Kelly R. says:

    OMG! THIS SOUNDS LIKE THE BEST COMBO EVER!!

  3. Annie says:

    LOL! Wow, you really caught my attention with this post! Love your posts and inspiration!

  4. maryanna says:

    These are so cute. I saw those in the RR magazine this month and thought they were precious.

  5. Celeste says:

    OMG! I am on my way to make those!

  6. Cotton Heart says:

    I guessed it was something sweet, but had no idea it was ice cream, yum

  7. Tammy says:

    Yum!! That would be a great trick to give your kids for dinner on April fool’s day! :)

  8. wow – something I’ve never heard of before! thanks

  9. Renee says:

    Wow! I really thought it was going to be a grilled cheese sandwich — something I’m now craving:) Interesting recipe!

  10. http://blog.lifedesignevents.com/ says:

    Yum! That is impossible to guess! What a fun food item for any event.
    Great post,
    Cicely

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