Nutella Ice Cream Torte
Posted by: Charl Mon, 26 Apr 2004, at 11:42 a.m.
Source: "Bon Appétit - March 1995"
1 jar Nutella -- (13 oz.)
2 pt. nut or chocolate chip ice cream -- or frozen yogurt softened
2 pt. strawberry ice cream -- or frozen yogurt softened
2 pt. vanilla ice cream -- or frozen yogurt softened
Coarsely chopped toasted hazelnuts -- (optional)
Spoon 3 tablespoons Nutella into small pastry bag with small plain tip. Set
aside to use for topping.
Wrap outside of 9-inch-diameter spring form pan with 2 3/4-inch-high sides with
foil. Spread nut or chocolate chip ice cream evenly in bottom of pan. Using
small spoon, drop half of remaining Nutella by teaspoonsful over ice cream,
spacing drops evenly (do not spread). Freeze until firm, about 30 minutes.
Spread strawberry ice cream evenly over. Drop remaining Nutella by teaspoonsful
over ice cream, spacing drops evenly (do not spread). Freeze until firm, about
Spread vanilla ice cream evenly over. Using spatula, smooth top. Pipe reserved
Nutella decoratively over top. Freeze just until Nutella is firm, about 30
Wrap torte in plastic and freeze at least 6 hours or overnight. (Can be prepared
1 week ahead. Keep frozen.)
Let torte stand briefly at room temperature to soften slightly. Remove foil and
plastic from pan. Using knife, cut around sides of pan; release sides. Press
hazelnuts into sides of torte, if desired.
"This torte consists of three flavors of ice cream or frozen yogurt that are
layered with Nutella. The Nutella freezes firmly on the ice cream, but is soft
enough to cut through."