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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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium bowl use a mixer to combine the sugar and milk. Continue to beat on low until sugar is combined.
2
Stir in the heavy cream salt and vanilla.
3
Cover and chill overnight.
4
Next 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.
5
Strain the vodka/mint mix through a coffee filter, squeezing out all the liquid.
6
Put the ice cream base in your ice cream machine, and add the mint/vodka liquid, process to manufacturers directions.
7
The last 5 minutes add the chocolate chips, and food color.
8
Tranfer 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