Recipe by Judith N.

An easy, yet elegant dessert that is not only yummy but impressive to your family or guests. Chill time is not included in the prep time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 pints rich chocolate-chocolate chip ice cream, slightly softened (to use 2 1/2 cups)
  • 6 dark chocolate-covered cherries
  • 5 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped

Directions

  1. Scoop ice cream into 6 balls, using 1/2 cup ice cream for each.
  2. While ice cream is still in scoop, push a chocolate-covered cherry into the center of each.
  3. Place in a baking pan lined with plastic wrap and freeze at least 2 hours, until firm.
  4. Meanwhile, melt chocolate in top of double boiler over barely simmering water.
  5. Lay a long sheet of wax paper on an overturned jelly roll pan.
  6. Pour chocolate on the paper and spread it to cover the length and width of the paper using a thin metal spatula.
  7. Freeze until just before serving time.
  8. (Chocolate will get crackly hard).
  9. To serve: Break up chocolate into jagged pieces.
  10. Place a few pieces in bottoms of 6 dessert dishes.
  11. Top with ice cream balls and sprinkle each with the remaining chocolate pieces.
  12. (Desserts may be frozen at this time).

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