Black Forest Ice Cream Shots #IceCreamWeek

Today, the final day of Ice Cream Week, I am bringing you a tasty small plate – 
Black Forest Ice Cream Shots!

“Welcome to Day 6, the final day of Ice Cream Week 2014! This year the event is hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Susan of The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen. We have teamed up with 25 amazing bloggers to bring you ice cream treats all week long. I hope you all threw out the scales this week. Better not to look!”

These ice cream shots are my attempt of having my cake and eating it too while not busting open the zipper on my pants!  These are the perfect happy ending to your meal, take very little time to put together, and is just enough to satisfy that need for something sweet after your meal without making you overstuffed.  Of course that is provided you only eat one and not all six!

For the cherries I used the Trader Joe’s Dark Morello Cherries in light syrup.  I loved these, they were slightly tart, not too sweet, and perfect to use in contrast with the sweet chocolate brownie.  For the whipped cream I used a pressurized canned whipped cream.  I highly suggest you try this treat if your looking to impress some guests.  They will think your cool and elegant :)

By the way, when we ate these, we used the tiny spoons.  Just picture Grumpy, dainty dessert with tiny spoon. Kind of a funny thought eh?

Black Forest Ice Cream Shots

Black Forest Ice Cream Shots

Ingredients

  • 1 store bought brownie, frosted (or make your own)
  • chocolate ice cream
  • canned cherries
  • whipped cream
  • semi sweet chocolate bar

Instructions

  1. Cut your brownie into 6 equal pieces. Place in bottom of shot glass.
  2. Scoop 3 cherries from the jar and place on top of the brownie. Then scoop 1 tablespoon of the cherry juice and pour over top.
  3. Scoop 1 tablespoon of chocolate ice cream into the shot glass. Feel free to use a little more if you have room . I packed my ice cream down some and probably ended up with a little more than a tablespoon.
  4. At this point you can place your shots in the freezer until ready to serve.
  5. When ready to serve, remove from freezer, top with whipped cream, an extra cherry, and some grated semi sweet chocolate. Serve to your happy guests :)

Yield: 6 ice cream shots
Prep Time: 00 hrs. 10 mins.

Total time: 10 mins.
Tags: chocolate, cherries, Brownies, #IceCreamWeek, ice cream, Small plates,

Now for the giveaway!

Our sponsors for the event have provided us with some great prizes. A huge thanks to Cake Boss, Anolon, Microplane, WÜSTHOF, Page Street Publishing andQuarry Spoon. Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Susan of The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen have tossed in a bonus prize of a Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker because they think everyone should own one!

Here’s what is up for grabs, One Winner Takes All:
One Copy of the Cookbook Making Artisan Gelato by Torrance Kopfer
One Copy of the Cookbook Everything Goes with Ice Cream by Koralee Teichroeb
One Copy of the Cookbook Vegan Scoop by Wheeler del Torro
One Copy of the Cookbook The Great Vegan Bean Book by Kathy Hester
One Copy of the Cookbook Eat More Dessert by Jenny Kellar
One Copy of  the Cookbook The Perfect Scoop by David Lebovitz
One Copy of the Cookbook Scoop Adventures by Lindsay Clendaniel

Be sure to visit all of today’s Ice Cream Week Participants:
Ice Cream Cake by Cravings of a Lunatic
Coffee and Donut Sundae by The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen
Pinot Noir Ice Cream by The Redhead Baker
Triple Peach Ice Cream by Cookistry
Root Beer Float by My Catholic Kitchen
Black Forest Ice Cream Shots by The Life and Loves of Grumpy’s Honeybunch
Ice Cream Sundae with Homemade Hot Fudge by Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
Key Lime Pie Milkshake by Love and Confections
Caramel Toffee Apple Parfaits by Farm Fresh Feasts
Orange Creamsicle Float by Noshing with the Nolands

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We would like to thank you all our readers for joining in the indulgence this week. Ice cream is always best eaten with friends.


Kim and Susan would like to thank all the participants and sponsors for joining in the fun. It’s take a village to make this much ice cream!

See you all next year for Ice Cream Week 2015. Be sure to stay tuned for news about Cookie Week in November and Christmas Week in December. Susan and Kim are always up for fun and food. Chow!

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