Ultimate Dessert Taco

By Eat More Chocolate Team    ,

May 20, 2015

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Fried ice cream and cinnamon sugar shells come together for the ultimate dessert taco.

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • 20 mins

    10 mins

    30 mins



Scoop out 6 medium scoops of ice cream

Place on a waxed paper lined sheet

Cover with saran wrap

Freeze for 2 hours

In a small bowl, toss together cookie crumbs and cornflakes

Roll the ice cream scoops in the crumb mixture

Freeze for 30 minutes

In a bowl, beat eggs and 2 tbsp sugar

Dip ice cream scoops in egg, then roll in crumb mixture

Repeat, coating completely

Freeze for an additional 1 hour

Brush tortillas with melted butter

In a small bowl, combine cinnamon and 3 tbsp of sugar

Sprinkle tortillas with cinnamon sugar

In a toaster oven or oven, place tortillas on racks

Slip ends of tortillas through rungs that are 2 inches apart, so that the ends are hanging down

Bake or toast tortillas until crispy at 400 degrees F, about 3-5 minutes

Remove tortilla shells from oven, set aside

In a small bowl, add chocolate chips and shortening

Microwave chocolate until melted, about 1 minute

Stir chocolate and shortening to combine until smooth

Dip shells in chocolate, set aside

Heat vegetable oil in a large pot or fryer to 400 degrees F

One at a time, lower scoops into oil and fry until crisp, 30 seconds to 1 minute

Fill tortilla shells with fried ice cream

Drizzle with chocolate sauce and whipped cream if desired (though highly recommended)



1 quart favorite ice cream (I used chocolate chip)

1 cup crushed cornflakes

1 cup vanilla wafer crumbs

2 eggs

2 tbsp sugar

Vegetable oil

1/4 cup chocolate chips

1/2 tbsp shortening

1 tsp cinnamon

3 tbsp sugar

6 corn tortillas

1 tbsp butter, melted

Chocolate sauce

Whipped cream