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Cool down in this heatwave with a Blackberry Ripple Ice Cream Sandwich!


Serves: 12
Cooking Time: 40 Minutes + Freezing



  • butter 125
  • light muscovado sugar 100g
  • golden syrup 3 tbsp
  • plain flour 300g
  • bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp
  • ground ginger 2 tsp
  • blackberries 200g
  • caster sugar 2 tbsp
  • double cream 600ml
  • condensed milk 200ml
  • vanilla extract 1 tsp


Step 1
Before you start making the gingerbread, heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Begin melting the butter, sugar and syrup in a pan, stirring often. Now put the flour bicarb and ginger in a bowl and slowly mix in the melted ingredients to make the dough.

Step 2
Split the dough in half and roll each piece between two sheets of baking paper to a thickness of approx. 5mm. Place the flattened dough halves on to a separate baking tray that has been lined with baking paper and place in the oven for 10-12 min. Let them cool a little when taken out.

Step 3
Line a 28 x 28cm (approx.) brownie tin with a double sheet of cling film. Now trim the gingerbread into 2 pieces that will fit within the tin. This is easily done when the gingerbread is still slightly warm, so best not to let it cool too much!

Step 4
It is not time to start the ice cream. Add the berries and sugar to a pan and heat up. You should keep stirring until the sugar has melted and the fruit has broken down. For a seedless sauce push the mixture through a sieve. In a bowl add in the cream, condensed milk and vanilla and beat with an electric beater until it is softly whipped.

Step 5
Place one half of the gingerbread in the lined brownie tin and spoon the ice cream mix on top. Using a spoon add the berry sauce to make it ripple through. Now add the other half of the gingerbread on top and allow to freeze overnight. To serve, cut into squares.


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