Mint Chocolate Ice Cream

Mint baking chips are added to this rich chocolate ice cream for the ultimate frozen treat.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 3 hours 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 4 egg yolks, room temperature
  • ½ cup superfine sugar, divided
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ½ cup crème de menthe baking chips

Directions

  • Melt the chocolate in the top of a double boiler over hot, not simmering, water, stirring continuously. Set aside. Whisk together the egg yolks and ¼ cup of the sugar. Set aside.
  • Combine the remaining sugar, cream, and milk in a heavy-bottomed saucepan, and bring to a simmer over a medium heat. Whisk about a quarter of the hot cream mixture into the egg yolks. Whisk the egg yolks into the remaining cream mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring continuously, for about 5 minutes, or until thickened. Remove from heat and fold in the melted chocolate. Cool to room temperature; cover and chill at least 1 hour.
  • When the custard is cold, add the mint baking chips, process in an ice cream machine according to manufacturer’s instructions, and serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 4 egg yolks, room temperature
  • ½ cup superfine sugar, divided
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ½ cup crème de menthe baking chips

Directions

  • Melt the chocolate in the top of a double boiler over hot, not simmering, water, stirring continuously. Set aside. Whisk together the egg yolks and ¼ cup of the sugar. Set aside.
  • Combine the remaining sugar, cream, and milk in a heavy-bottomed saucepan, and bring to a simmer over a medium heat. Whisk about a quarter of the hot cream mixture into the egg yolks. Whisk the egg yolks into the remaining cream mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring continuously, for about 5 minutes, or until thickened. Remove from heat and fold in the melted chocolate. Cool to room temperature; cover and chill at least 1 hour.
  • When the custard is cold, add the mint baking chips, process in an ice cream machine according to manufacturer’s instructions, and serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories400
Total Fat24g
Saturated Fat14g
Cholesterol140mg
Sodium60mg
Total Carbohydrate40g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars38g
Protein5g