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chocolate ice cream

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Old Monroe, MO

This delectable rich Chocolate Ice Cream is a summer classic that is made with eggs creating a rich custard texture. This family favorite is then finished in your ice cream maker. Make a batch for your family today and they will be singing your praises.

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chocolate ice cream

  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 c
    2% or whole milk
  • 1/2 c
  • 4
    egg yolks
  • 2 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp

How To Make chocolate ice cream

  • 1
    In a saucepan over medium low heat whisk together sugar, brown sugar, milk and cocoa powder. Bring to a simmer whisking frequently and scraping the bottom of the pan .
  • 2
    In a medium bowl whisk together the egg yolks until they lighten in color. Add 2- 3 tablespoons of the hot cocoa liquid to the egg yolk bowl stirring well to combine. Repeat this procedure several times until you have added about 2/3 cup of the hot mixture to the egg yolks.
  • 3
    Whisk the warmed egg yolks into the chocolate mixture; stirring constantly. Cook until thickened without boiling. Remove from the heat and cool by placing in an ice bath first and then the refrigerator; chill for 2-3 hours.
  • 4
    Whisk in heavy cream and vanilla. Then pour into your ice cream maker and follow the manufacturers instructions. Check after 25 minutes.