Easy Mexican Fried Ice Cream

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with this fun and delicious dessert – just like the one served in your favorite Mexican restaurant.  This version is super easy to make because there’s no real “frying” involved!

Fried Ice CreamIngredients

3 large scoops of vanilla ice cream 
2 tablespoons white granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 tablespoon butter
2 cups corn flakes (crushed)
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

whipped cream
hot fudge sauce


Scoop the ice cream and shape into round balls. Place on a baking sheet and freeze for at least 3 hours.

Crush the corn flakes, sprinkle with cinnamon.

Heat the butter in a small skillet over medium heat, add corn flakes and saute until toasted (approx. 5 min)

In a small bowl combine the white sugar and remaining cinnamon.

Remove ice cream from freezer, roll in the cinnamon sugar mixture, then coat with the toasted corn flakes.

Top with hot fudge, whipped cream and cherry