Mom's Ice Cream Pie

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“No, it's not ice fream, but a dessert my mom used to make when we were kids, ages back. It so quick and simple and do not be fooled by the plain ingredients: it's delicious!!! She used Sugar Frosted Flakes for the crust, but that is no longer available (at least not in South Africa).”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Crust
  • 4 cups frosted flakes, sweet sugared cereal, such as Frosties
  • 6 tablespoons very soft butter (about)
  • Filling
  • 1 cup whole milk (8 fluid oz)
  • 1 cup fresh cream
  • 12 teaspoon almond essence
  • 1 (3 1/2 ounce) box vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 2 ounces almonds, flaked, oasted in a pan until golden


  1. Crust:
  2. Crush the sugared cereal with a rolling pin or use your processor, and mix it with the butter. Chill in the fridge for about 10 minutes.
  3. Using a medium sized pie plate, spread the crumb mixture evenly in the bottom and up the sides, and press down firmly to form a crust. Neaten the edges, and place in freezer to firm.
  4. Filling:
  5. Mix milk and cream in a mixing bowl and add the almond essence. Sprinkle over the instant pudding mix and whisk well.
  6. Pour this mixture into the prepared crust.
  7. Freeze the pie for about 4 hours or longer, until firm. (Don't freeze until rock hard).
  8. Before serving, take it out and let defrost somewhat. Scatter the toasted almonds on top.

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