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Old 01-24-2013, 08:26 AM   #1
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Frozen dessert base

Hi there, I'm making some Whisky Mac ice cream (whisky & sweet ginger) for Burns Night, but I want to use it as a topping on a base of some kind. But the base will need to be edible pretty much straight out of the freezer (the ice cream only needs 10-15mins to soften).

So what could I use for the frozen base? Am thinking about sponge or sponge fingers, possibly soaked in something to soften them up; or crushed biscuits/shortbread, possibly bound together with something like condensed milk; whole shortbread; or some kind of oaty-flapjack thing. Probably 1cm thick or so.

Given that I don't want to break people's teeth when they bite into them it, what would be the best base?

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Presuming that RB night is tomorrow or Saturday. Why does the base need freezing. It could simply be refrigerated until serving time, yes/no?
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I'm thinking that yeast risen, crispy, Homemade with vanilla, sweet Belgian Waffles would do the trick quite nicely, and not need to be frozen. Or you could purchase pre=made waffle cones.

Just an idea.

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