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Saturday, 24 May 2014

Butter Crisp Ice Cream Sandwich with Roasted Rhubarb

Generally, I don't eat dessert during the week, however at the weekend I like to have something sweet to finish my meal.  I don't always have a lot of time to prepare and am often looking for a quick fix.  That's exactly how I came to make this Butter Crisp Ice Cream Sandwich with Roasted Rhubarb. 

The Rhubarb is slowly roasted in it's own juices with sugar in a low oven until it just starts to collapse, then left to cool.  The ice cream sandwich is simply two  Jules Destrooper Butter Crisps with  a Stem Ginger Ice cream  filling, served with the rhubarb compote.




In 1886, Belgian spice trader Jules Destrooper established the bakery which still bears his name.

In developing his first sweet biscuit, the Almond Thin, Destrooper insisted on the very best raw materials including summer butter, soft sun-ripened almonds and a spice blend still kept secret today.

Today, Jules' great-grandson Peter Destrooper runs the business, still making this Rolls Royce of biscuits in the tiny town of Lo in West Flanders. Biscuiterie Jules Destrooper bakes over 2,500,000 biscuits a day for delivery worldwide but Jules would recognise his original recipe, still in use today.

Generations of Belgians have enjoyed the crunchy bite, caramel sweetness, buttery warmth and mild toasted nuttiness of Jules Destrooper Almond Thins. Now discerning Brits can do the same.

I was sent a selection of Jules Destrooper biscuits/cookies to review, they make a range of delicious biscuits including Almond Crisp, Chocolate Thins,  Florentines, Croquantes and the Butter Crisps shown above.

Try them for yourself.  The Jules Destrooper range of biscuits are available from Co-op, Ocado, Tesco and Waitrose – RSP £1.54-£2.49 depending on the variety.


I received a range of Jules Destrooper biscuits to review, I was not paid for this review and all opinions are my own.

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3 Comments:

At 25 May 2014 at 08:09 , Blogger belleau kitchen said...

I adore an ice cream sandwich. For me they are the taste of summer. Gorgeous pics.

 
At 25 May 2014 at 16:08 , Blogger Jacqueline Meldrum said...

That looks wonderful Janice The last batch of rhubarb I had was horrible. Put me off bit and I love rhubarb. This looks like an amazing dessert.

 
At 1 June 2014 at 20:48 , Blogger Caroline Taylor said...

This looks so good Janice, weekend puddings are the best.

 

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