Chinese or Mexican Fried Ice Cream -- What's Your Pleasure?

READY IN: 11mins
Recipe by Lindas Busy Kitchen

Great anytime! Delicious and a real pleaser for that sweet tooth of yours :) Multiply the ingredients for each Fried Ice Cream you want to make. This recipe serves one.

Top Review by josu114

I like the original better using honey. More Mexican flare.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large pot to 350.
  2. While the oil is heating, take the Frosted Flakes, and put them into a Ziploc bag. Smash them until they are pea-size pieces.
  3. Pour the Frosted Flakes into a large bowl.
  4. Take the scoop of ice cream, and drop it into the bowl.
  5. Roll the ice ceam around in the cereal until it is well coated, pressing the cereal into the ice cream.
  6. Take the cereal covered ice cream ball, and drop it into the hot oil for 30-45 seconds.
  7. Take the ice cream out of the oil, plate, and dust with cinnamon and confectionary sugar for a Mexican Fried Ice Cream, or drizzle chocolate on ice cream and top with a cherry for a Chinese Fried Ice Cream.
  8. Serve immediately.

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