Date and biscuit ice cream

Sticky dates and crunchy biscuits make perfect partners in this simple-to-prepare treat that's perfect for Shavuot

  • place PRE 15 minutes
  • place SERVES 4 - 5
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In the Bible, when referring to the ‘Land of Milk and Honey’ it is most likely that the reference to honey is that of dates. Date honey – called ‘sillan’ in Hebrew – is wonderful drizzled over yogurt. In this recipe, we have used dates combined with biscuit spread to create a caramel-like swirl in vanilla ice cream. The results are delicious and bring to mind a ‘Land of Milk and Honey’. This can easily be made parev by using non-dairy milk and ice cream.   
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  • Place all ingredients other than ice cream in a blender or food processer and blend into a smooth consistency.
  • Transfer the softened ice cream to a freezer-safe, shallow container, and, using a spoon, place dollops of the date mixture over the ice cream base in the container.
  • Using a skewer or sharp knife, gently swirl the two mixtures together.
  • Cover and place in the freezer to set for at least 4-5 hours or overnight.
All 4 - 5 hours freezing time

90 ml milk

60 g soft pitted dates

90 g biscuit spread

1 tsp pure vanilla extract

¼ tsp salt

500ml vanilla ice cream, softened

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