Easy Ice Cream Yule Log
1 1/2 qt. (about 6 c.) cherry,
chocolate, vanilla or your choice of ice cream
1 envelope dessert topping mix
green food coloring
1 c. whipping cream
1/4 c. sifted icing sugar
1/4 c. cocoa
1/4 tsp. vanilla
pinch of cinnamon
toasted slivered almonds
small plastic holly or poinsettia for
decoration, or whatever
Remove ends from two (14 oz) cans.
Stand upright and fill with firm ice cream
(any flavor you would like), pressing
down well with the back of a warm
spoon. Cover and freeze overnight
until very firm.
Wrap with a hot wet cloth and unmold.
Return to freezer to firm up again.
Prepare dessert topping as per package
instructions, add peppermint to taste
and a few drops of green food coloring.
Press ice cream rolls together end to end, and cover with mint topping.
Return to freezer.
Beat whipping cream until partially still
and beat in icing sugar mixed with cocoa. Flavor with vanilla and
a pinch of cinnamon. Cover ice cream roll thickly with cocoa cream
frosting. Rough with a fork and sprinkle with toasted slivered
almond. Garnish with holly or whatever.
Return to freezer, freeze until firm.
Then carefully wrap in foil to store for
several days. Makes 8 servings.
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