Creamy homemade mint ice cream with chocolate cookie chunks throughout.
Keyword: Ice cream
2 1/2tspmint extract
5large egg yolks
Green food coloringoptional *See note
1 1/2Cchocolate cookie pieces
To a clean medium bowl, add 1 cup heavy cream with a mesh strainer placed on top. Set aside.
In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine remaining 1 cup heavy cream, whole milk, salt, sugar and mint extract. Stir to dissolve sugar. Meanwhile, whisk eggs in a small bowl until smooth. When contents of saucepan begin to steam, slowly pour 1 cup warm liquid into egg yolks while continuously whisking. Add egg mixture to saucepan. Stir and continue cooking over medium heat until mixture coats the back of a wooden spoon or spatula. Pour mixture through mesh strainer into reserved heavy cream. Stir and cool over an ice bath.
If desired, tint custard base with green food coloring. *See note
Cover and chill mixture 4-6 hours or overnight. Custard must be thoroughly chilled before churning.