8.10.2015

Salted Thai Iced Tea Oreo Ice Cream
Toasted coconut Cupcake
Cardamom Whipped Cream Frosting


This is my entry for the...


I haven't been able to do a fun project like this in a while, so when Stef at Cupcake Project posted for the 2015 Ice Cream Cupcake contest, something inside me just got all crazy and obsessed. I tried to ignore myself, but I started loosing sleep over it....and caved. 
Let's talk about Thai iced tea, isn't so delicious and addicting!!!! I know!!!
Get the leaves and you can make it for yourself ALL THE TIME! :)

So here's what I did...

TOASTED COCONUT CAKE:
2 sticks soft butter
5 egg whites
2 Tbs coconut extract
3 cups cake flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 cup salt
1 1/2 cup cane sugar
1/2 cup toasted coconut ground in food processor
1 cup milk

-Preheat to 350, and line pan with cupcake liners
-In Separate bowl, mix all dry ingredients except sugar
-Beat butter and sugar until fluffified
-Slowly add one egg white at a time
-Add coconut extract
-Add half your flour mixture
-Add half your milk
-Repeat with flour and milk
-Bake 20 minutes for regular size cupcakes


SALTED THAI ICED TEA OREO ICE CREAM:
1 1/2 organic whipping cream
1/4 cup Thai iced tea leaves
1 tsp Maldon sea salt flakes
1/2 can condensed milk
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup crushed mini Oreo cookies

-Chill mixing bowl and whisk in the freezer
-Heat cream while constantly mixing until hot, lets not burn the cream
-Take pot off heat and whisk in Thai tea, steep ONLY  5 minutes
-Strain twice
-Stir in 1 tsp sea salt flakes
-Chill in freezer for half hour
-Whip Thai cream mixture in electric mixer until soft peaks
-SLOWLY add condensed milk, and vanilla
-Whisk until firm peaks
-Pour into a semi-shallow baking pan
-Stir in crushed Oreos
-Cover surface with plastic wrap and freeze for 6-8 hours
-Scoop

CARDAMOM WHIPPED CREAM FROSTING:
1 cup organic whipping cream
1 tsp vanilla bean paste
1 tsp vanilla extract
1-2 Tbs Powder sugar
dash of Cardamom
cardamom to lightly sprinkle on top

-Chill mixing bowl, whisk, and cream
-Whip cream in electric mixer until soft peaks
-Add vanillas, sugar and cardamom
-Whip until stiff peaks

STAY CUTE! 

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