Written by Guest Blogger Shakerah.

Luckily this ice-cream has no season…..Ever Indulgent Fried Baklava Ice Cream will always tempt the cheat in you, invoking the romance and leaving the guest lingering for more……

You Simply Need:

  •  1 box (500g) Phyllo Pastry (a good make)
  •  2 lt Country Fresh Vanilla Ice_cream
  •  2 – 3 tsp cinnamon
  •  ¾ cup cut nuts (use a mix of pistachios, pecans, almonds, cashews)
  •  2 tbsp Castor Sugar
  •  Golden Syrup for drizzling
  •  Or homemade Rose Syrup ( Boil ¼ cup Sugar, 3 tbsp water and 1 tsp Rose water)


And all you need to do is:

  •  Soften the ice cream slightly. Mix in 2 tsp cinnamon. Scoop into balls and freeze.
  • Mix nuts with remaining cinnamon, and castor sugar.
  • Remove balls from freezer and roll in nuts. Freeze overnight or for at least 2 hours.
  • Placing three sheets of Phyllo Pastry (@ room temperature) on top of each other, divide the area into four squares. Cut.
  •  Place a ball of of ice cream in square, fold over to form a parcel. Place in muffin pan and freeze – to hold shape.
  •  Deep Fry in very hot oil for 1-2 minutes….

Spoon syrup over and Indulge!





More about our Guest Blogger

I wish to introduce you to my dear friend, Shakerah.  I have spent time in her kitchen only to come out mesmerised and in awe. My taste buds always have an epic feast when I visit her!  Equipped with a degree in B Comm Marketing, having worked in the corporate field, and having a business of her own, Shakerah now lives her passion. She runs Décor and Delight, a culinary school with a difference. She offers insight, useful skills, and confidence for the cooking enthusiast to journey on an adventure of taste – making everyday cooking different.