This scrumptious brownie ice cream cake,layered with a peanut butter-oat streusel inside and out, issure to be hit with family and friends.
Recipe: Colossal BrownieIce Cream Sandwich Cake
Topping: 1/3 cup Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked) 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar 1/3 cup peanut butter (not reduced fat) 1 tablespoon margarine or butterBrownies: 1 cup (6 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine or butter 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 large eggs 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked) 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
1 quart regular, low-fat or fat-free vanilla ice cream or frozenyogurt, slightly softened
Heat oven to 350°F (175°C). Linetwo 8 or 9-inch round cake pans with aluminum foil, allowingfoil to extend over sides of pans. Spray with cooking spray.
For Topping: Combine oats, flour and brownsugar in large bowl. Cut in peanut butter and margarine withtwo knives until mixture is crumbly; set aside.
For Brownies: Melt chocolate chips andmargarine in medium saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently.Remove from heat; cool slightly. Stir in sugar and vanilla. Addeggs; mix well. Add combined flour, oats, baking powder and salt;mix well. Divide batter evenly between pans. Sprinkle with reservedtopping, patting gently.
Bake 22 to 24 minutes for 8-inch pan (20to 22 minutes for 9-inch pan) or just until center of brownieis set. (Do not overbake.) Cool completely in pans on wire rack.
To Assemble: Spread softened ice creamevenly over one brownie while still in pan. Lift second brownieout of pan; remove foil. With topping side up, place brownieon top of ice cream, pressing gently. Cover and freeze severalhours or overnight.
Remove from freezer 10 to 15 minutes beforecutting. Lift from pan using foil edges. Remove foil; cut intowedges. Individually wrap wedges and store in freezer.
Makes 12 servings.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesyof The Quaker Oats Company.
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