Nicki's Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Jane Whittaker

By
@janenov46

Nicki wanted to use the chocolate mint he had growing in back of his apt, and asked could we make some chocolate chip mint ice cream. I said why not and we put our heads together and came up with this.
It is minty, chocolatey and really refreshing.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
10 or more
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
Ice-Cream Maker

Ingredients

1 c
whole milk
3/4 c
sugar
pinch of salt
2 c
heavy cream
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
2 c
chocolate mint leaves
2 oz
vodka
1/3 c
mini chocolate chip pieces
2 to 3
drops green food color optional

Step-By-Step

1In a medium bowl use a mixer to combine the sugar and milk. Continue to beat on low until sugar is combined.

2Stir in the heavy cream salt and vanilla.

3Cover and chill overnight.

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4Next day in a food processor (I used my Ninja) pulse the mint leaves unil finely chopped. Add the vodka and pulse again.
Let sit for at least 1 hour.

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5Strain the vodka/mint mix through a coffee filter, squeezing out all the liquid.

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6Put the ice cream base in your ice cream machine, and add the mint/vodka liquid, process to manufacturers directions.

7The last 5 minutes add the chocolate chips, and food color.

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8Tranfer to a freezer container. and allow to firm up before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Ice Cream & Ices
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American