Sunday, August 1, 2010

Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream

This is a recipe I got from my friend is the best chocolate ice cream EVER!!!  This recipe is for a 4 quart ice cream maker.  -Kristin

2 2/3 c. sugar
2 T. cornstarch
1/2 t. salt
6 c. whole milk (you can use 2%)
4 eggs, beaten
6 squares semi-sweet chocolate, melted
1 c. half and half
2 1/3 c. heavy whipping cream
2 t. vanilla

Ice Cream Salt
lots of ice (I used 2 7# bags of ice)
  • Combine sugar, cornstarch and salt.
  • Gradually stir in the milk and cook and stir over medium heat.  Simmer and stir constantly.
  • Beat eggs in a separate bowl.
  • Whisk the eggs while gradually and slowly pouring in 1 c. of the hot milk mixture.  After well incorporated pour the egg and milk mixture into a strainer to get out of any harden egg pieces that might have formed.
  • Add the egg and milk mixture into the regular milk mixture.  Stir constantly and continue cooking over low until thickened.
  • Melt the chocolate and stir into milk.  Use a whisk and whisk until it is smooth.
  • Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Place into the ice cream maker.  And make as directed by the manufacture.
  • Layer the ice and salt around the sides of the maker as directed for your maker.

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