Toasted Marshmallow Ice Cream with Fudge and Graham Swirls

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when it’s too hot for traditional s’mores

try them in ice cream form

Toasted Marshmallow Ice Cream with Fudge and Graham Swirls

toasted marshmallow ice cream

Summer just isn’t summer without the s’mores, except s’mores can get sticky, and messy, and at least here in Cali, most nights it’s not cool enough to have a fire.

The kids probably wouldn’t mind, but when it’s still 90 degrees outside, sitting around a fire does not sound like fun to me.

But really, momma needs a s’more.

toasted marshmallow ice cream

So I toasted some mini marshmallows in the oven {thank you god for air conditioning}

stirred them into custard

turned that custard into ice cream

and swirled in some homemade hot fudge and graham cracker crumbs

toasted marshmallow ice cream

It’s a s’more in ice cream form, and it was delicious!

Maybe by winter it’ll be cool enough for backyard fires, until then Ill be sitting inside eating ice cream.

Toasted Marshmallow Ice Cream with Fudge and Graham Swirls


  • 1 - 7ounce bag of mini marshmallows
  • 1 qt half and half
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup hot fudge
  • 1/4 cup of graham cracker crumbs


  • line a baking sheet, and arrange the marshmallows in a single layer
  • toast under the broiler {less than a minute}
  • heat the half and half over medium heat just until it reaches a simmer
  • stir in the vanilla
  • whisk together the sugar and eggs until light
  • temper the yolks by adding just 1/4 cup of the half and half, and stirring into the eggs
  • pour the egg mixture into the saucepan with the remaining half and half, continue to cook until the custard has thickened and coats the back of a wooden spoon
  • remove from the heat and whisk in the toasted marshmallows
  • chill the custard overnight
  • freeze the custard according to your ice cream makers instructions
  • scoop the ice cream into your freezer container, alternating with the fudge and graham cracker crumbs {the layering will give you more of a swirl}
  • swirl with a knife
  • freeze until ready to enjoy

toasted marshmallow ice cream