Ice cream loaf

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Serves 6

Preparation: 10 min

Freezing: 4½ hours

1 litre vanilla ice cream, softened

300 g chocolate Whispers, plus extra to serve

150 g chocolate biscuits

80 g butter, melted

100 g dark chocolate

200 ml cream, whipped

Spoon the ice cream into a 6 cm deep loaf tin and smooth the surface.

Press a single layer of tightly packed Whispers into the top. Freeze for 2 hours or until firm.

Finely crush the chocolate biscuits. Mix well with the melted butter. Press over the Whispers and freeze for 2 hours to set.

Dip the base of the tin in warm water for 2 seconds. Turn the loaf out on a plate or board. Freeze for 30 minutes or until firm.

Put the dark chocolate and whipped cream in a heatproof glass bowl. Heat at full power in the microwave, stirring every minute, until melted.

Cool slightly. Drizzle over the cake. Top with extra Whispers.

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