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Double Chocolate Ice Cream with Cookie Pieces

A rich chocolate ice cream with chocolate cookie pieces throughout.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time1 d
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate, Ice cream
Servings: 4 plus

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 C whole milk
  • 1 1/2 C heavy cream
  • 3 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 C granulated sugar
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 5 large egg yolks
  • 5 oz semi-sweet baking chocolate
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 C chocolate cookie pieces

Instructions

  • Add 1 cup heavy cream and vanilla to a large bowl with a mesh strainer set on top.
  • Combine whole milk, 1/2 cup heavy cream, sugar, cocoa powder and salt in a medium saucepan, cooking over medium heat until sugar has dissolved. Cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through and steaming.
  • In a small bowl, whisk eggs. Slowly drizzle 1 cup hot liquid into egg yolks, whisking continuously. Return egg mixture to saucepan. Cook until mixture coats the back of a spatula or wooden spoon. Add chocolate, stirring until melted and mixture is smooth. Pour through a mesh strainer into remaining heavy cream. Place bowl in an ice bath, stirring until cooled. Cover and chill thoroughly, 4-6 hours or overnight.
  • Using a 1 1/2Qt ice cream maker, churn according to manufacturer's directions. Add 1 cup chocolate cookie pieces in the last 5 minutes of churning. Transfer to a freezer safe container, cover and freeze until firm, at least 4-6 hours or more.

Notes

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