• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 3 hr
  • total: 3 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    With its mischievous cherry-stem fuse and sleek chocolate shell, this ice cream bombe should definitely get the fireworks started at your Fourth of July cookout. Cut into the bombe and you'll see cherry ice cream dotted with crisp chocolate wafer cookies and toasty walnuts. Look even further and you'll find the gunpowder—er, a center of chocolate ice cream.

    Ingredients

    • 3/4 cup walnuts (2 1/2 ounces), toasted, cooled, and chopped
    • 3/4 cup lightly crushed chocolate wafer cookies
    • 3 pints cherry or cherry vanilla ice cream, softened slightly
    • 1 pint chocolate ice cream, softened slightly
    • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate (no more than 60% cacao), finely chopped
    • 1/2 stick unsalted butter, cut into pieces
    • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
    • 1 maraschino cherry with stem
    • a 2- to 2 1/2-quart bowl (about 8 inches in diameter)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 522 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 32 g 49.9%
    • Saturated Fat: 13 g 63.41%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 44 mg 14.52%
    • Sodium: 854 mg 35.6%
    • Calcium: 184 mg 18.42%
    • Potassium: 908 mg 25.96%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.53%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 40 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 20.03%
    • Sugar: 32 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 58.44%
    • Vitamin C 126.31%
    • Vitamin D 1.98%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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