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With the use of a deep frier and a little liquid nitrogen, Instructables technology editor Randy Sarafan managed to create a deep fried ice cream sandwich, which he claims is one of the most delicious things he’s ever eaten, and then he generously wrote a tutorial about how he did it.

For those of you East of the Rockies, I should explain. An It’s It is a San Francisco classis and essentially an ice cream sandwich made with oatmeal cookies and covered in a chocolate shell. It is utterly delicious as it is. There is not too much you could do to improve such a regional delicacy; short of deep frying it. Thus, I have decided to deep fry one.


Andrew Salomone

Andrew Salomone

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes.

  • Alan Dove

    Just the thing for a world experiencing a pandemic of obesity.

    Seriously, though, it sounds delicious.

  • Marc Tompkins

    You want it all, but you can’t have it
    It’s in your face, but you can’t grab it
    What. Is. It?
    IT’S IT!
    What is it?
    IT’S IT!
    What is it?
    (from “Epic” by Faith No More – probably my favorite song ever inspired by an ice-cream sandwich…)