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Chocolate Coffee Ice Cream

Creamy homemade coffee ice cream with a chocolate twist! Tastes like your favorite coffee shop frozen drink!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time1 d
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate, Coffee, Ice cream
Servings: 4 plus

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 C whole milk
  • 1 1/2 C heavy cream
  • 1/2 C granulated sugar
  • 1/4 C light brown sugar
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 C coffee syrup
  • 1/4 C cocoa powder sifted
  • 5 egg yolks

Instructions

  • Add 1 cup heavy cream and vanilla to a medium bowl, with a mesh strainer set on top. Set aside. 
  • Add reamaining heavy cream, milk, coffee syrup, sugar and salt to a medium saucepan set over medium heat. Stir to dissolve sugar. Sift cocoa powder directly over saucepan, whisk to combine. 
  • Whisk egg yolks in a small bowl. When milk mixture begins to steam, slowly drizzle 1 cup of warm liquid into yolks while whisking continuously. Pour egg mixture into saucepan, whisk to combine. Continue cooking over medium heat until mixture coats the back of a wooden spoon or spatula. 
  • Pour warm liquid through mesh strainer into reserved heavy cream. Stir and cool over an ice bath to room temperature. 
  • Cover and chill thoroughly, 4-6 hours or overnight. 
  • Churn according to manufacturer's directions.
  • Transfer churned ice cream to a freezer safe container. Freeze until solid, 4-6 hours or until firm. 

Notes

Recipe serves roughly 4-6, yields 1 quart.
An original recipe from Baked by Rachel