About this recipe:This is a heavenly chocolate ice cream recipe that is given a distinctive and rich flavour thanks to the addition of creme fraiche. Use the best chocolate you can afford for best results.
170g plain chocolate, chopped
250ml semi-skimmed milk
450ml creme fraiche
100g caster sugar
4 tablespoons maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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Blend the chocolate and milk together in a blender on high until smooth; add the creme fraiche, sugar, maple syrup and vanilla extract. Blend again until the sugar has dissolved.
Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer's directions until it reaches "soft-serve" consistency. Transfer ice cream to a lidded plastic container; cover surface with cling film and seal. For best results, ice cream should ripen in the freezer at least 2 hours or overnight.
Just made this and its fantastic!!!! It doesn't taste low fat at all, I made it with half fat creme fraiche and it turned out so creamy that you would think its loaded with calories. Thank you so much for posting!!!! - 28 May 2013