Festive Cassata

Festive Cassata
Festive Cassata
Print Recipe
Sugar cones with Vanilla ice cream, fruit cake, nuts, sugared ginger and glazed cherries. If you are given a fruitcake and the kids aren't too keen on it, this is where it can shine. Make them for a desert or for no reason at all except Christmas!
Servings Prep Time
8 people 10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 people 10 minutes
Festive Cassata
Festive Cassata
Print Recipe
Sugar cones with Vanilla ice cream, fruit cake, nuts, sugared ginger and glazed cherries. If you are given a fruitcake and the kids aren't too keen on it, this is where it can shine. Make them for a desert or for no reason at all except Christmas!
Servings Prep Time
8 people 10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 people 10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 Liter Liter Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 1 Cup Fruit Cake in 1cm cubes
  • ½ Cup Toasted Pistachios or crushed almonds
  • 15 ml Candied Ginger chopped
  • 1 Cup Whole Glazed Cherries Red or Green or both
  • 1 Box Sugar Cones
Instructions
  1. Remove the vanilla ice cream from the freezer in advance and allow it to soften slightly.
  2. . Toast the nuts and allow to cool completely.
  3. Cut the fruit cake into 1cm cubes. Roughly chop the candied ginger.
  4. Keep the cherries whole or cut in halve.
  5. Evenly spread the softened vanilla ice cream in a flat roasting tray.
  6. Toss the other ingredients together and spread over the ice cream.
  7. Fold the mixture together and place in a container for freezing.
  8. TIP: Soak the fruitcake in a tot of brandy or cherry lequire for the adults.