Sicilian Ice Cream Sandwich
Sicilian Ice Cream Sandwich on Brioche
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Believe it or not, ice cream sandwiches are a typical breakfast food in Sicily. Instead of cookies, a brioche bun is the vehicle for creamy gelato in the flavor of your choice. Donatella Arpaia finishes these pistachio gelato sandwiches (called Brioche con Gelato in Italian) with a sprinkle of chopped nuts and a pinch of powdered sugar.


    • 1 brioche roll, split and lightly toasted
    • 3 scoops your favorite pistachio ice cream or gelato
    • 1 pinch chopped pistachios nuts
    • Powdered sugar to taste


Split and lightly toast the brioche. Place 3 small scoops of pistachio ice cream on brioche and sprinkle with chopped pistachios. Cover with other half of brioche. Dust sandwich with powdered sugar.