Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Apparently I am on a "cooking" blog kick. Cooking is my new found passion. I suppose this is due to the fact I no longer (at least not as frequently as before) dash out to Chik fi la every time I get hungry. My diet has taught me to use my kitchen more. Quite frankly, I love it and am sorry I never used it as often before. My latest invention is a flour tortilla ice cream cone. Yes! You heard cream cone! I am so proud of this! I made a Mexican inspired meal and was trying to come up with a good Mexican themed dessert. I used a pizza cutter and cut a (whole wheat) flour tortilla in half. I was intending on making cinnamon/sugar chips. The wheels started turning and I thought about making a cinnamon/sugar dish using a muffin pan. While stuffing the tortilla into the muffin tin I accidentally rolled it up into a cone. Little did I know this was destiny! I sprayed both sides with cooking spray and sprinkled my (Pampered Chef) cinnamon/sugar sprinkle mix seasoning allover both sides. This mixture consists of a little bit of everything. It is brown sugar, white sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, hazelnut...I think that's it. I rolled it up (mind you this is still half of the tortilla), used a toothpick to hold it together, stuck them upside down in the muffin tin, baked them at 400 degrees for 10 minutes, removed the toothpick, let them cool then filled them up with vanilla ice cream and sprinkled with the cinnamon/sugar mixture. PURE HEAVEN!