Recipe: Crunchy "Fried" Ice Cream

Some days call for indulging in ice cream straight from the pint, other days call for something a little more fancy. These cinnamon-cornflake crusted balls mimic the deliciousness of old-school deep fried ice cream, with a fraction of the effort. 

We use our Vanilla Bean Dream Gelato for this recipe. Made from fresh, free-range Australian milk and real vanilla beans, it has a smooth, dense texture that's perfect for moulding into balls.

Here's how to do it yourself at home. Enjoy!


  • 1 pint Vanilla Bean Dream Gelato
  • 1 cup Cornflakes
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp Butter (melted)
  • You'll also need: tray, parchment paper, ice cream scoop, ziploc bag and rolling pin


  1. Scoop Vanilla Bean Dream into small round balls. Freeze 1 hour.
  2. Put cornflakes, sugar & cinnamon into ziploc bag and hit with rolling pin until crushed.
  3. Add melted butter to cornflake crumbs and mix until well combined.
  4. Pour cornflake crumbs into bowl. Dip frozen balls into mixture and coat thoroughly.
  5. Freeze coated balls 1 hour.
  6. Serve as-is, or with a drizzle of golden honey.

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