Monday, July 16, 2012

Chocolate Ice Cream

Boy, this has been a hot summer - and we're only half way through July. Lucky for us, we can make ice cream! There's something special about cooling down with a delicious frozen treat during the dog days of summer.

This chocolate ice cream truly chocolatey - and also rich and creamy and absolutely delectable. And it doesn't require any cooking, so you can have a frozen treat without heating up the kitchen.

Very few ingredients are needed - although note that I did forget the sweetened condensed milk in this picture!

Pour the half and half and whipping cream into a large batter bowl or measuring cup (I like the container to have a spout so it's easy to pour into the ice cream maker). Add the sweetened condensed milk

Whisk to combine the milks, then add the cocoa

vanilla and chocolate syrup.

Whisk again to combine all the ingredients until you have a smooth batter.

Pour into your ice cream maker

and process. Transfer the soft ice cream to a freezer safe container and freeze until the ice cream is at your desired consistency. Happy summer!

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Chocolate Ice Cream

1/2 cup cocoa powder
2/3 cup chocolate syrup
1 - 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milke
2 cups half and half
1 cup heavy cream
1 Tbsp. vanilla

Combine all ingredients in a large measuring cup or batter bowl and whisk well to combine. Pour into an ice cream freezer and process. Transfer mixture to a freezer safe container and freeze until firm, or your desired consistency. Makes 1 quart.


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  2. This ice cream looks delicious and rich! I'm in the mood to use my ice cream maker myself! Thanks for sharing with us. :)

  3. I love chocolate ice cream and this looks delish! Thanks for sharing!

  4. I am getting seriously tempted to get me an icecream maker - but don't really have room for it. I found this through Turning the Clock Back's What's Cooking Wednesday. I have linked in an attempt at meatballs. Have a lovely week.

  5. it sounds really good!


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