MINT AND CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM

Eddie Jordan

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@EDWARDCARL

Mint ice cream is perfect anytime. It is really good to serve on Saint Patricks Day


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Serves:

Serves 6

Prep:

15 Min

Ingredients

1 c
mint leaves ( spearmint is best )
1 c
superfine sugar
3 oz
semisweet chocolate
2
eggs, separated
1 1/3 c
heavy cream

DECORATIONS

mint leaves
1 oz
semisweet chocolate

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix the mint leaves with half of the sugar and chop as finely as possible.
2
Set a bowl over a pan of simmering water and melt 2 oz. of the chocolate. Remove from heat. Add the egg yolks and whisk until creamy. Leave to cool.
3
Whip the cream until soft peaks form, then fold in the chopped mint. Fold the whipped mint cream into the cooled chocolate mixture. Freeze the mixture in a 2 quart ice cube tray.
4
When the ice cream becomes crisp at the edges, whisk for 2 minutes. Return to the freezer, then whisk the ice cream every 45 minutes until it sets.
5
Whisk the egg whites until soft peaks form Fold in the remaining sugar, then fold carefully into the frozen ice cream. Finally grate the remaining 1 oz. chocolate and stir into the ice cream. Return the ice cream to the freezer until completely set.
6
Serve decorated with mint leaves dipped in melted chocolate. ( LEAVE TO SET ON WAX PAPER )

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Ice Cream & Ices
Other Tag: Quick & Easy