Bombe Comtesse-Marie

Mold of Vanilla Ice Cream and Strawberries

Preparation info

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Appears in

Hows and Whys of French Cooking

Hows and Whys of French Cooking

By Alma Lach

Published 1974

  • About

This bombe is made of vanilla ice cream and fresh strawberries. It gets its name from the square Comtesse-Marie mold in which it is shaped.


  • Recipe of Crème à l’Anglaise
  • 2 tablespoons crème fraîche
  • 1 quart strawberries</


  1. Put a Comtesse-Marie mold (square container with a lid) into the freezer to get cold.
  2. Make Crème à l’Anglaise and cool. Stir in crème fraîche and freeze into ice cream in a freezer.
  3. When frozen, remove paddle. Coat the entire square mold with a 1-