Spumoni Ice Cream Terrine Recipe

Spumoni Ice Cream Terrine
Yvonne Ruperti

This fun and easy Italian-American Ice cream dessert is flavored with chocolate, pistachio, and cherry-almond.

Recipe Facts

Active: 15 mins
Total: 5 hrs
Serves: 8 servings

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  • 3 cups pistachio ice cream, softened

  • 3 cups vanilla (or cherry vanilla) ice cream, softened

  • 1 cup maraschino cherries, chopped

  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons cherry brandy

  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

  • A few specks pink food coloring

  • 3 cups chocolate ice cream, softened


  1. Line 9- by 5-inch loaf pan with plastic wrap. Place 12- by 8-inch piece of parchment paper into pan, letting sides overhang the edges. Spread pistachio ice cream into pan and smooth the top. Freeze until semi-frozen, about 20 minutes.

  2. Stir vanilla ice cream, chopped cherries, almonds, brandy, and almond extract until combined. Stir in food coloring (if using) to desired shade of pink. Spread over pistachio ice cream. Freeze for 30 minutes, or until semi-firm.

  3. Spread chocolate ice cream over cherry ice cream and smooth top. Wrap and freeze until completely solid, 3 to 4 hours. Remove from pan, remove wrap, and slice with a hot, wet, knife.

Special equipment

9- by 5-inch loaf pan

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
374 Calories
19g Fat
46g Carbs
7g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8
Amount per serving
Calories 374
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 10g 48%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 108mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 41g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 192mg 15%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 365mg 8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)