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Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream Cake with Orange Meringue
  • prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 16 hr
  • total: 17 hr
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  • Summary

    The combination of chocolate and cinnamon gives this treat its Mexican flavor. The cake needs to freeze overnight, so be sure to plan ahead.

    Ingredients

    • Nonstick vegetable oil spray
    • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
    • Pinch of salt
    • 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 4 pieces
    • 1/3 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 3/4 cup sugar
    • 1 large egg
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 12 ounces bittersweet chocolate (do not exceed 61% cacao), chopped
    • 2 3/4 cups half and half, divided
    • 6 large egg yolks
    • 2/3 cup sugar
    • 4 large egg whites, room temperature
    • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 2 teaspoons finely grated orange peel
    • 9-inch-diameter springform pan with 3-inch-high sides
    • Candy thermometer
    • Ice cream maker
    • Kitchen torch
    • Soften about 6 cups of purchased chocolate ice cream. Mix in 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Spoon the ice cream over the baked brownie layer, freeze, and continue with the recipe.

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 377 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 22 g 33.72%
    • Saturated Fat: 14 g 67.58%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 35 mg 11.5%
    • Sodium: 46 mg 1.94%
    • Calcium: 68 mg 6.78%
    • Potassium: 136 mg 3.89%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.04%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 34 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 9.57%
    • Sugar: 28 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 7.48%
    • Vitamin C 1.56%
    • Vitamin D 0.28%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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