Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream (with a kick!)

Susan Bickta Recipe

By Susan Bickta souxie

This rich and creamy chocolate ice cream has a hint of Vietnamese Cinnamon and a dash of cayenne to give it an unexpected "kick". The addition on mini chocolate chips gives it that added burst of chocolate flavor.


Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves:
8-10
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Ice-Cream Maker

Ingredients

1
5.9 ounce box instant chocolate pudding
2 tsp
unsweetened cocoa powder
1/3 c
sugar
1/4 tsp
vietnamese cinnamon
dash
cayenne pepper
1 qt
half and half
1 pt
heavy cream
1 c
whole milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
mini chocolate chips
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, combine the pudding mix, cocoa, sugar, cinnamon and cayenne. Mix well and then add the half & half, heavy cream, milk and vanilla. Mix well with a wire whick. Mixture will be slightly thick.
2
Using your ice cream freezer, follow manufacturer's directions and freeze mixture until thick. About two minutes before ice cream is done, add the mini chocolate chips.(Please note: depending on size of the cream can in your ice cream freezer, you may have left over ice cream "batter". If so, refrigerate and freeze later.)
3
When done, transfer to a freezer container and "ripen" for at least 4 hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Ice Cream & Ices, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #cinnamon, #chocolate
  • Comments

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    Susan Bickta souxie - Aug 6, 2012
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    Lori McLain lmclain - Aug 6, 2012
    Wow ! This sounds excitingly fantastic !
  • user
    Cin Straw's Kitchen NanatomyGrands - Aug 6, 2012
    I keep both Saigon and Vietnamese cinnamon in my spice pantry all the time.

    I get "Spice Islands Ground Saigon Cinnamon", made from Vietnam’s famous cassia trees, which translates into a richer, sweeter cinnamon with red-hot-candy-like flavor.
    Ground Saigon Cinnamon also will enhance the Southern Peach Cobbler, which is even more decadent when served with a scoop of ice cream or topped with whipped cream or a splash of half-and-half.

    Spice Islands Saigon Cinnamon in a kitchen-friendly bottle, available exclusively at Sam's Club.....which is not true anymore. I usually buy mine at TJ MAXX stores.
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    Bobby Webb Bobdoescooking - Dec 9, 2013
    Bobby Webb [Bobdoescooking] has shared this recipe with discussion group:
    "EVERYTHING MEXICAN"