Super rich chocolate ice cream

Super rich chocolate ice cream


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About this recipe: Yummy chocolate ice cream!

Serves: 6 

  • 250g/9oz strong plain chocolate
  • 100g Unsalted butter
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 150ml water
  • 4 large eggs,yolks only
  • 500ml double cream

Prep:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

  1. Break up the chocolate and place with the unsalted butter in a warm-ish oven for about 15 minutes. Remove and stir until melted and blended together.
  2. Over a low heat dissolve the sugar in the water then turn up the heat and boil rapidly for a few minutes to get a light syrup. It's ready before the syrup takes any colour, when a little dropped on to a cold plate forms a thread when stretched between finger and thumb. Leave the mixture to cool for just a minute.
  3. Place the egg yolks in a basin and begin whisking (ideally with an electric whisk), trickling in the hot syrup as you go. Continue whisking until the mixture is thick and mousse-like. Whisk in the cream. Then fold in the melted chocolate and butter until thoroughly blended. Then pour the mixture into an ice cream machine and churn until frozen.

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Delicious! I followed the recipe as exactly as I could. I used 6 small egg yolks as large eggs aren't available here (West africa) and used 200g dark and 50g milk chocolate instead of all dark. Will definately make it again. - 06 Aug 2013

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