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Cherry Glazed Ice Cream Cake

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Ingredients
  Vanilla wafer crust 1
  Vanilla ice cream 1 Quart, softened
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 3 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Canned red sour pitted cherries 1 Pound, drained, reserve liquid (1 Can / 2 Cups)
  Red food coloring 12 Drop
  Almond extract 6 Drop
  Toasted sliced almonds 1 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), whipped and sweetened
Directions

Prepare crust.
Spread ice cream in crust; freeze.
Mix thoroughly sugar, cornstarch and salt in a saucepan.
Gradually add reserved liquid.
Cook, stirring con1 stantly, until thick and clear.
Stir in cherries, food coloring and extract; chill.
To serve, lift cake from pan by foil extending over edges and gently remove foil from crust.
Place cake on board and spread cherry mixture over ice cream; sprinkle with almonds.
Cut into wedges with electric knife and serve immediately, topping each serving with spoonful of whipped cream.
Vanilla Wafer Crust: Preheat oven to 350°.
Line 8-inch round layer cake pan with heavy foil extending over edges.
Combine 1 1/2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs and 1/6 cup butter, melted; mix well.
Press firmly against bottom and sides of pan.
Bake 8-10 minutes.
Cool.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cherry

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