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4.50 from 2 votes

This elegant, easier-than-it-looks take on tartufo, the Italian frozen dessert, is made by packing ice cream into a bowl, topping them with a cookie-crumb mixture. It has a maraschino cherry hidden inside.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsDesserts
Servings 2


  • Vanilla ice cream 1 cup
  • Choclate cookies 1 pack
  • Maraschino cherries as required


  • Add choclate cookies in blender and grind into crumbs.
  • Add choclate crumbs in a deep bowl and keep in fridge fo later use.
  • Fill a silicone mold of any shape to the top with vanilla ice cream.
  • Poke a hole in the center of the vanila ice cream with a handle of a wooden spoon and put a cherry into the hole
  • Cover the hole with a bit of ice cream and put the mould in freezer for 20 minutes .
  • Demould icecream and put into the bowl of cookies crumbs.
  • Pressing gently to completely coat the ice cream.
  • Put the ice -cream on a tray and freeze for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the Tartufos from the freezer, slice and serve.


  1. You need to be quick while working with ice-cream as it melts quickly.
  2. Any shape mould is used to give a shape to ice-cream.
  3. 2-3 types of ice-cream can he used for preparing ice -cream  layer’s.
  4. On top melted choclate can be used for coating.
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Ruchi sharma
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