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Crimson Red Rum & Coconut Ice Cream
Part 1: Crimson Red Coconut Ice Cream
  • 1000g Coconut milk
  • 325g Cream
  • 215g Granulated sugar
  • 100g Dry glucose
  • 8g Stabiliser 2000
  • 50g Milk powder
  • 50g Dextrose
  • 50g deZaan Crimson Red cocoa powder
  • 60g Rum (Dark Bacardi Rum used)
  1. In a saucepan, add coconut milk, and cream. Bring to 45°C/113°F.
  2. In a bowl add sugar, glucose, milk powder, dextrose & stabilizer.
  3. Once the milk has reached the temperature add in contents in step 2.
  4. Blend with an immersion blender.
  5. Cook to 81°C/177°F. take off the heat and transfer it to a heat-proof container.
  6. Add cocoa powder and blend with an immersion blender.
  7. Cool down completely.
  8. Add rum and blend with an immersion blender
  9. Store in refrigerator overnight.
  10. Churn ice cream and store in freezer or to be enjoyed freshly churned.
Part 2: Crimson Red Crinkle Cookie
  1. Pre heat your oven to 177°C/350°F 
  2. Combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Sift and set aside.  
  3. In a stand mixer, combine the butter & brown sugar. Mix on low speed with the paddle attachment to combine.
  4. Switch to medium speed and cream until light in color. About 4 minutes. Scrape down the bowl and paddle halfway through.  
  5. Add in the eggs and vanilla on low speed. Mix until combined.  
  6. Add in the sifted dry ingredients and mix until just combined. No dry spots. Do not overmix.  
  7. Scrape the bowl and paddle. Mix and fold the dough gently with a rubber spatula, especially at the bottom, to ensure an even mix.  
  8. Scoop the dough and toss it entirely in powdered sugar. Place on a parchment-lined sheet tray. Space cookies at least 3 inches apart.  
  9. Dust the top of each cookie with a thin layer of crimson red cocoa powder.  
  10. Bake for about 8-10 minutes. The edges should be set and the center soft.  
Part 3: Assembly
  1. Once all components have been made, prepare desired dishes.
  2. Place one crinkle cookie at the middle of the plate, pushing down slightly to stick a bit.
  3. Make large scoop of ice cream onto the top of the cookie and decorate with toasted coconut flakes.


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