Raspberry Ice Cream Pie On A Hot Summer Day Sure Sounds Good!

                     Don’t you just wanna big bite?!

Now here’s a simple dessert that looks very elegant. It’s great for a brunch, baby shower, etc. Adding the fruit is a great way to ensure it veers on the healthier side. You can substitute the ice cream with Greek yogurt (adding a sweetener to taste) if you make it in advance and you’re feeling ambitious!

 

*Recipe courtesy of Eat Sleep Cuddle

RASPBERRY ICE CREAM PIE

Ingredients:
1 pkg (6 oz.) of raspberry jello
1 container (1.5 qts) of vanilla ice cream
fresh raspberries

Graham Cracker Crust:
8 graham crackers
6 Tbs. butter
2 Tbs. sugar

Mash graham crackers and mix with butter & sugar. Press evenly into dish. Chill in refrigerator for at least 15 minutes to mold. Double for extra-thick crust.

Directions:
1. Add 2 cups of boiling water to a package of raspberry jello in a large bowl and stir until dissolved.
2. Add 1 container of vanilla ice cream to water & jello mixture [while the water is hot]. Stir until ice cream is evenly mixed throughout.
3. Pour into prepared graham cracker crust. For a more ice cream-like texture put in the freezer. For pudding-like texture put in refrigerator. Allow to set for 2 hours.
4. serve with fresh raspberries (or a mix of berries, peaches).

Measurements are for a 9×13-inch pan, adjust for what you have on hand. You can experiment with different flavors after your first try. ENJOY!

Finished masterpiece. Works for Bastille Day or Fourth of July. YUM!

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2 Replies to “Raspberry Ice Cream Pie On A Hot Summer Day Sure Sounds Good!”

  1. Yummy! I will be making this on Independence Day. I don't know why I've always found ice cream cakes intimidating: The idea that a slice of cake could melt before I was finished with it was always kinda upsetting to me. Facing my fear now!

    1. Ooh you're brave! Technically it's not an ice cream cake because there's no cake in it, but I get your point. Trust me, unless you're serving it to a bunch of raspberry haters it'll get devoured rather quickly. Let us know if it was a hit or miss.

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