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Chocolate Ice Cream

Posted on: August 6th, 2017 by Taryn Jeffries No Comments

I’ve heard it said that “life happens, chocolate helps.” If this is true that what is there in life that a little chocolate ice cream cannot help?

There have been a number of times in the past year where I tried to medicate myself with a bowl or two of chocolate ice cream and I am only wishing that I had this recipe then.

Harbor View Hotel‘s pastry chef Emily Gobbi has concocted a simple but soul pleasing chocolate ice cream that I am going to have earmarked should I come across any trying times in the future that only chocolate ice cream can make better!

chocolate ice cream recipe

chocolate ice cream recipe
Chocolate Ice Cream
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chocolate ice cream recipe
Chocolate Ice Cream
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  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 6 large egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup dark chocolate chips
  1. In a heavy-bottomed sauce pot bring the milk, cream, sugar and salt to a simmer.
  2. Remove from heat.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg yolks until frothy.
  4. While whisking constantly, slowly stream in about ⅓ of the hot cream mixture into the yolks.
  5. Pour the yolk mixture back into the pot and return to low heat.
  6. Stir the mixture with a rubber spatula, being sure to scrape the bottom of the pan.
  7. Cook the custard until it becomes thick enough to coat the back of a spoon (175˚F on an instant read thermometer).
  8. Pour the hot mixture over the chocolate chips and stir until the chocolate is melted and fully incorporated.
  9. Strain the mixture through a fine mesh sieve and allow to cool to room temperature.
  10. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours (overnight is ideal).
  11. Churn according to your ice cream machine manufacturers’ instructions.
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About the Author - Taryn Jeffries

Editor and Chief Eating Officer of PhoenixBites, 2017 Food Writer of the Year (Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame) Taryn grew up in a small town in Illinois with a doting Grandmother who taught her the way around a kitchen and that food is representative of love. Her current quest is to find the love in local dishes and the chefs behind them. In addition to running all things PhoenixBites, Taryn is also a freelance writer, sharing her insight on the best dishes and where to get them each and every month.

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