Grilled Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches

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Grilled Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches

I don’t think I need to say anything else. Grilled Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches. That is all.

Ha – Actually, my next thought is why in the heck did I not think of this sooner?

The recipe is simple – take some day old donuts (for maximum crispness) and slice them in half. Grill with the inside down on your Big Green Egg for 1-2 minutes (my egg was at 400 dome temp). Flip the donuts and then grill for another 1-2 minutes, just until a nice char appears.

Immediately remove from grill, top with ice cream and enjoy while the donut is still warm. Prepare for your head to explode.

The grilling imparts a slight smoke flavor due to the hardwood lump – and the heat slightly caramelizes the glaze, creating another layer of flavor I’ve never experienced before on a donut. Then the coolness of the ice cream balances everything out with the perfect bit of sweetness and texture change.

Best. Dessert. Ever.

Proud owner of (6) Big Green Eggs since 2007. (1) XL, (2) Larges, (1) Small egg, (1) MiniMax and (1) Mini. Bastrop, TX backyard BBQer constantly trying new recipes and learning new things. @grillanything on Instagram and @HoustonEgger on the Egghead Forum


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