Pin it in a Minute: Homemade Ice Cream Smores Cake

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Facebook, Twitter, a lot of them are for connecting social lives or events around the world, but Pinterest connects ideas, pictures, recipes, health tips and more.

This week's "Pin it in a Minute" segment tests a recipe pin from

Sunrise 7 Sunday Anchor Hannah Anderson puts it to the test in 60 seconds.

According to, the recipe calls for:

32 grahm wafers, divided
¼ cup butter, melted
2 tbsp sugar
6 oz. baker's semi-sweet chocolate
3 cups cool whip whipped topping (not thawed)
1 tub (1.66 L) chocolate ice cream, sofened
1 pkg (250 g) Jet-Puffed Miniature Marshmallos, divided
2 tbsp. milk

Instructions according to
1.HEAT oven to 325°F.

2.CRUSH 20 wafers to form fine crumbs; place in medium bowl. Add butter and sugar; mix well. Press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 12 min. or until lightly browned. Cool completely. Meanwhile, use serrated knife to score lengthwise line down centre of each of the remaining wafers; break each wafer down scored line into 2 rectangles.

3.MICROWAVE chocolate and Cool Whip in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 to 2-1/2 min. or until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is blended, stirring after each minute. Let stand 15 min. Spread chocolate mixture over crust. Stand wafer rectangles, top-sides facing out, around edge of pan, pressing gently into chocolate mixture to secure. Freeze 20 min. or until filling is firm.

4.COVER with ice cream. Freeze 4 hours or until ice cream layer is very firm. Reserve 2 cups marshmallows when ready to serve dessert. Microwave remaining marshmallows and milk in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min. 15 sec. or until marshmallows are completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after 1 min. Cool 10 min.

5.HEAT broiler. Place dessert on baking sheet; top with melted marshmallow mixture and reserved marshmallows. Broil, 6 inches from heat, 1 min. or until marshmallows are golden brown. Remove rim of pan before serving dessert.

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