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A spiked milkshake, tropical banana split and Baked Alaska with Oppo salted caramel ice cream

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Everyone agrees that ice cream is one of the best things in the world, right? It’s perfect for all occasions: happy times, sad times, celebratory times, hot weather, cold weather… But sometimes you might want to take your ice cream to the next level.

We’ve come up with three easy and delicious desserts you can make at home, using Oppo’s Salted Caramel ice cream. It only has 178 calories per half a tub, and is made with fresh milk from meadow-grazed cows who are free to roam and eat naturally.

...Spiked milkshake...

A boozy, caramel-y treat.

Prep time5min
Total time5min
Serves1
CuisineIce cream
MealDessert

Ingredients

  • 2 generous scoops of Oppo salted caramel ice cream
  • 120ml whole milk
  • 35ml bourbon
  • Caramel sauce
  • Lotus biscuits
  • Strawberries
  • Whipped cream

Instructions

  1. Drizzle the caramel sauce around the inside of your glass.
  2. Whizz up the milk and ice cream in a blender if you have one.
  3. If not, leave the ice cream to melt a bit, so it blends with the milk.
  4. Pour into your glass, along with the bourbon.
  5. Squirt whipped cream in a perfect swirl.
  6. Garnish with a Lotus biscuit and strawberries.

Recipe by

Rachael Hogg

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...Tropical banana split...

It’s probably been a while since you’ve had a banana split, but here’s an easy updated version with a bit of a tropical vibe.

Prep time5min
Cook time5min
Total time10min
Serves1
CuisineIce cream
MealDessert

Ingredients

  • 2 generous scoops of Oppo salted caramel ice cream
  • 1 banana
  • Pineapple, cut thinly
  • Brown sugar
  • Flaked almonds

Instructions

  1. Thinly slice your pineapple and arrange on the plate.
  2. Slice your banana lengthways and sprinkle with brown sugar.
  3. Blow torch until caramelised.
  4. Top with ice cream, and finish with flaked almonds for a bit of crunch.

Recipe by

Rachael Hogg

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...Baked Alaska...

A baked Alaska looks like a tricky thing to master, but here’s a super easy recipe that makes the perfect (impressive) dinner party dessert.

Prep time15min
Cook time5min
Total time20min
Serves8
CuisineIce cream
MealDessert

Ingredients

  • 1 tub Oppo salted caramel ice cream
  • Ready made sponge
  • 3 egg whites (about 7-inch diameter)
  • 100g caster sugar

Instructions

  1. Let your ice cream thaw a bit, and mould it into a bowl lined with cling film. Pop back in the freezer.
  2. Separate the egg whites from the yolks.
  3. Whisk the egg whites until stiff.
  4. Keep whisking and slowly add the sugar. Keep whisking until you have relatively soft peaks.
  5. Build it: top your sponge with the ice cream.
  6. Pipe or spoon your meringue onto the ice cream and sponge, until it’s covered completely.
  7. Carefully blowtorch until golden brown.

Recipe by

Rachael Hogg

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Comments (6)

  • Definitely going to try the tropical banana split. That looks so nice. Thank you Rachael

      1 year ago
  • That milkshake is definitely getting made. And I have the perfect bottle of bourbon at home for it!

      1 year ago
    • That's what I like to hear...! They're all really simple to make, but that's the easiest (and booziest!).

        1 year ago
  • Sooooo need to try that! Super easy too.

      1 year ago
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