Cold Smoked Ice Cream

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by danmcg, Feb 7, 2010.

  1. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    On a bet I'm smoking some vanilla ice cream this morning. I'm really not sure if it will take on any smoke or not, but I know I'll win the bet. [​IMG]

    I built a new cardboard smoker with a side fire box and 4" tube to the smoke chamber. The brown char-broil box is just a stand to hold the smoke chamber above the fire box. the tube is feed thru it to the smoker
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    Built a fire with 2 briquet's and some maple sticks;
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    with some trial and error I got it running nice and cold, but then again it's only 10° outside. The warmest the smoke chamber got to so far is 25°;
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    Here's the ice cream sitting on a cold piece of steel wrapped in Aluminum foil;
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    Nothing to do now but watch and wait. It's been almost an hour now and will probably go one more.

    The TBS;
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    Thanks for checking it out, I'll let ya know later how it turns out.
     
  2. chisoxjim

    chisoxjim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    one of the oddest and coolest things I have seen smoked on SMF,

    points for orginality [​IMG]
     
  3. dirt guy

    dirt guy Smoking Fanatic

    Hey, [​IMG]for even trying this! Hope it takes some flavor. Don't think it's my cup of tea, but let me know how it tastes.
     
  4. smokeguy

    smokeguy Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    You got [​IMG]from me too! What a wierd and strange idea to try so I hope it comes out good so I can try it too. [​IMG]

    What flavor are you using? Something with nuts in it maybe?
     
  5. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hard to pick one reason for giving you points. There's too many! [​IMG] Between smoking in the bitter cold, smoking ice cream and the smoker build they all justify points IMO.
     
  6. treegje

    treegje Master of the Pit

    Man , certainly earned points
     
  7. scubadoo97

    scubadoo97 Smoking Fanatic

    That is cool or should I say cold. No way to ever do that where I live.
     
  8. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    And here I thought that fried ice cream was off the wall but this one is soooo out there man you need pills dan. JK [​IMG]for even thinking of it and then really tring it too.
     
  9. meat hunter

    meat hunter Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Yup, hes finally done it folks, he went over the deep end, into a dark deep smoking abyss LOL. This is what happens when you use insta cure instead of sugar in your morning coffee[​IMG].

    Dan, I'd give ya points for thinking outside the box on this one, but you used a box, so I can't.

    How about points for the most unique smoke I've seen since I've been on here[​IMG]Lets see them Southern boys do this in their 50 degree winter weather LOL.


    p.s. I am going to try this without the family knowing and see what they think when they try it.
     
  10. donnylove

    donnylove Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Wow. That's all I can say at this point. Can't wait to hear how that tastes.
     
  11. gmebey

    gmebey Smoke Blower

    Hmm smoked ice cream[​IMG]


    My friends accuse me of smoking anything and everything. But I can't wait to tell them about this.
     
  12. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Definitely outside the box... ( No Pun Intended)...[​IMG]
     
  13. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I argee that is the oddest thing I have ever heard or saw. But you know it is cool. Can't wait to hear what it tastes like
     
  14. walle

    walle Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Dan, that's pretty cool indeed.

    You gotta tell us more about this bet!
     
  15. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    So how is the taste???? We are dying to hear!!!!
     
  16. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    [​IMG]For that one, sounds great by the way!
     
  17. dave54

    dave54 Smoking Fanatic

    What I like is he's getting 2 for the price of 1 !! He's using the box the smoker CAME in ! for cold smoking Love it good job
     
  18. denver dave

    denver dave Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    That is by far the strangest thing I have seen in a smoker. I think you been standing out in the cold a little too long. Points for trying. How did it taste?????

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  19. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    OK, sorry for the delay, got caught up in an Ice fishing derby and a Syracuse game.
    It did take the smoke flavor but not a lot of color. When it was in the smoker and a little soft it was a weird combination with the cold vanilla and maple smoke but pretty tasty. after placing in the freezer for a couple hours to freeze back up it seems a little harsher in flavor. I'm hoping it's like cheese and might mellow out with some time in the cooler.
    Would I do it again ? probably not. But I'll have to see if it mellows out and if so with a little homemade maple syrup it just might be heaven.
    Thanks everyone for the points and comments, I like experimenting with stuff and this one was worth a couple free beers, which made it all worth while.
     
  20. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Kinsda sounds like the Great Trout Ice Cream Debacle on Iron Chefs...[​IMG]
     

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