Decadent Chocolate Ice Cream

Smooth and delicious, this custard-style chocolate ice cream is made with tempered egg yolks for a wonderful richness. You’ll never want to go back to store-bought after one bite of this!

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 4 hours 20 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. Dutch-processed cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 3 oz. chopped dark chocolate
  • ½ cups heavy cream
  • 1 package (4 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  • Combine the milk, sugar, cocoa powder, and salt in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir to combine. Do not allow to boil; simmer until sugar and cocoa are dissolved.
  • Beat the egg yolks in a medium mixing bowl.
  • Drizzle half of the cocoa mixture into the eggs to temper, whisking constantly. Return mixture to saucepan, and heat until thickened.
  • Remove from heat. Add in chopped chocolate and cream. Stir until chocolate is melted. Chill in refrigerator, stirring occasionally, until completely cooled.
  • Stir in the softened cream cheese and vanilla until well combined. Add to ice cream maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions for freezing.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. Dutch-processed cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 3 oz. chopped dark chocolate
  • ½ cups heavy cream
  • 1 package (4 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  • Combine the milk, sugar, cocoa powder, and salt in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir to combine. Do not allow to boil; simmer until sugar and cocoa are dissolved.
  • Beat the egg yolks in a medium mixing bowl.
  • Drizzle half of the cocoa mixture into the eggs to temper, whisking constantly. Return mixture to saucepan, and heat until thickened.
  • Remove from heat. Add in chopped chocolate and cream. Stir until chocolate is melted. Chill in refrigerator, stirring occasionally, until completely cooled.
  • Stir in the softened cream cheese and vanilla until well combined. Add to ice cream maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions for freezing.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories280
Total Fat17g
Saturated Fat9g
Cholesterol110mg
Sodium150mg
Total Carbohydrate29g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars26g
Protein4g