Velvet Ice Cream Easter Recipes and Prize Pack Giveaway
While we may not be able to celebrate Easter in our traditional manners, such as gatherings at church, a meal with families, Easter Egg hunts and more. let me share some easy and tasty treats you can make for your homebound family this Easter with a sweet company right here in my hometown state of Ohio – Velvet Ice Cream.
Velvet Strawberry Ice Cream Easter Egg Sandwiches:
- Velvet Strawberry Ice Cream
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 tablespoon milk
- Powdered sugar, for rolling out dough
Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. Place butter and sugar in a large bowl of electric stand mixer and beat until light in color. Add egg and milk and beat to combine. Put mixer on low speed, gradually add flour, and beat until mixture pulls away from the side of the bowl. Divide the dough in half, wrap in waxed paper, and refrigerate for 2 hours.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Remove 1 wrapped pack of dough from refrigerator at a time, sprinkle rolling pin with powdered sugar, and roll out dough to 1/4-inch thick. Move the dough around and check underneath frequently to make sure it is not sticking. If dough has warmed during rolling, place cold cookie sheet on top for 10 minutes to chill. Cut into desired shape, place at least 1-inch apart on greased baking sheet, parchment, or silicone baking mat, and bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until cookies are just beginning to turn brown around the edges.
Take one cookie and place a ½ cup of Velvet Strawberry ice cream on it. Spread ice cream out to the edges of the cookie. Take the second cookie and place on top.
Repeat process for as many sandwiches needed, then place in the freezer until ready to serve.
Velvet Vanilla Ice Cream and Peanut M & M Sugar Cookie Nests:
- Velvet Vanilla Ice Cream
- 1 1/3 cup butter-flavored shortening
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 4 large eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 4½ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 5 oz of Pastel Peanut M&M’s
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease two 12-count cupcake pans.
With an electric mixer, beat the shortening with the sugars until light and fluffy. Slowly add in the eggs and vanilla.
In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, salt and baking soda. Slowly add dry ingredients into the wet until combined.
Using an ice cream dipper, scoop cookie dough into the prepared cupcake pans. Pressing into the center of dough to form the shape of the nests.
Bake cookie nests for 10 – 12 minutes. Let nests cool completely before removing from the pan.
Scoop Vanilla Velvet Ice Cream into the cups and serve with Pastel Peanut M&M’s.
Chocolate Easter Egg Bowls filled with Velvet Ice Cream:
- 1 cup melted chocolate
- Velvet Ice Cream (of your choice)
Brush the melted chocolate into an egg mold.
Once you have it fully coated place it into the fridge.
The chocolate eggs will come out easily!
*If you would like you can do two coats so the chocolate is thicker. Once it’s hardened in the fridge apply a second coat and harden.
Scoop the Velvet Ice Cream flavor of your choice into the bowls
You can find more recipes and information on Velvet Ice Cream here.
About Velvet Ice Cream:
Since 1914, Velvet Ice Cream has been family owned and operated in Utica, OH. Our premium craft ice cream, with its signature velvety texture, has grown to be a staple in homes throughout central Ohio and across the region (OH, KY, WV, MI, IN). With a long tradition of supporting local communities, organizations and a steadfast commitment to giving back, Velvet Ice Cream supports many organizations like: Pelotonia, the Utica Sertoma, Adopt-A-Highway, Licking County Humane Society and others.
1 winner will receive Velvet Ice Cream Prize Pack (pictured above)!
Giveaway is open to US Residents, ages 18+ years of age (limited to one entrant per household).
The giveaway ends 04/17/20.
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64 thoughts on “Velvet Ice Cream Easter Recipes and Prize Pack Giveaway”
I would say Pecan Praline.
My favorite is strawberry.
My favorite flavor of ice cream is Moose Tracks followed closely by Cookie Dough!
Good old fashioned vanilla.
my favorite is rocky road! and I like moose tracks and My favorite flavor is definitely cookie dough!! and vanilla and strawberry and Chocolate! and Chocolate chip and birthday cake and peanut butter cup.
mint chocolate chip
My favorite is Smurf ice cream YUMMMM!
I love vanilla bean ice cream.
My fave is rocky road!
The Kentucky Praline Pecan! YUMM
my favorite is rocky road!
My favorite flavor of ice cream is Butter Pecan.
My favorite is Coconut Key Lime.
My favorite ice cream flavor is Strawberry!
Vanilla bean is my fave. Thank you
I like cookie dough flavor
mine is peppermint ice cream the best in the world
My favorite is pralines and cream
I love cherry garcia.
I’m not picky when it comes to ice cream. But I am a fan of black raspberry with dark chocolate or chocolate chip cookie dough.
I LOVE hostess doing dong ice cream
Mint chocolate chip is my favorite
Peanut butter cup!
Chocolate chip is my favorite flavor
I like mint chocolate chip ice cream.
My favorite ice cream is rocky road love it
I like butter pecan ice cream.
My fave is vanilla!!
White chocolate raspberry
My favorite is Vanilla Bean
I love Vanilla Ice Cream but the new pb is out of this World good.
There are three I would single out. I’m basically a Vanilla ice cream lover. Häagen-Daz makes one called Dulce de Leche. Fantastic. The second one is from the Lake District in England. This one is called Thunder & Lightening. Its plain ice cream (like Vanilla) with a swirl of chocolate sauce running through it and honeycomb bits sprinkled in and on it. I was astonished by how good it was. This was like “This is good..!!” Lastly, I’m utterly in love with slightly salted caramel ice cream. Mackies in Scotland makes a very good Salted Caramel. It is my new favorite,
I really like mint chocolate chip ice cream
Vanilla is my favorite but, I do eat others.
I have too many favorites to just name one…. Mint chocolate chip, peanut butter cup, coconut chocolate chip, spumoni, black raspberry chocolate chip and neopolatin! I love any ice cream!!
I love chocolate
I like Vanilla with that chocolate shell stuff.
It’s a tie for birthday cake and cookie dough!
My favorites are Coffee and strawberry!! I don’t think I could choose between them!!
I love peanut butter cup!
Never tryed sounds great.
Vanilla topped with caramel and nuts
I enjoy cookie dough.
My favorite is peanut butter cup.
My favorite flavor of ice cream is chocolate. If chocolate ice cream isn’t available then I’ll buy vanilla and add dark chocolate syrup to it!
I love trying new flavors. But always a go to is vanilla because you can add anything to change the flavor.
My favorite flavor is definitely cookie dough!!
I LOVE ICE CREAM…. My family could use a little good luck this month like many others
Chocolate ice cream with marshmallow is my favorite.
My favorite ice cream is Wedding Cake made by Blue Bell.
I love mint chocolate chip
I like black walnut tasty good
Chocolate Chip Mint is one of my favorite flavors.
I love Superman!! It always puts a smile on my face and makes my day better!
I love trying new flavors and combinations. But my all time absolute favorite is chocolate.
I like moose tracks or I like one that has the caramel and vanilla and waffle cone mixed in it. If you want basic I like vanilla bean.
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