Twitter-Size Recipes: Frosted Peanuts from Humphry Slocombe's Jake Godby

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Camera-shy Godby wears his art on his sleeve
At Jake Godby's ice cream emporium Humphry Slocombe (2790 Harrison at 24th St.), vanilla is a bad word. Godby offers it with apparent reluctance, subbing an asterisk for the a like it's a curse word. The pastry chef prefers to challenge customers' palates with everything from prosciutto and strawberry-candied jalapeƱo to bacon peanut brittle and foie gras ice cream sammies.

In response to our challenge to whip up a recipe in the 140-character space of a tweet, Godby honored us with his previously top-secret formula for the divine frosted peanuts that finish off a Humphry Slocombe Tin Roof sundae:

Frosted Peanuts Ice Cream Topping: 3 cp peanuts, 2 egg whites, 1 cp sugr, 1/2 tsp salt, 1 tsp v*nilla. Whisk tgthr whites, sugar, van & salt. Add nuts & bake @ 250 for 1hr, stir evry 10 min

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