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Chocolate Almond Ice Cream

No recipe image available.Cool, creamy homemade chocolate ice cream with bits toasted almonds in every luscious bite.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cups granulated sugar
2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
1/8 teaspoon salt
8 cups light cream or half-and-half - divided use
6 squares (1 ounce each) unsweetened chocolate
2 large eggs, beaten
4 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup chopped toasted almonds

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large saucepan combine sugar, gelatin, and salt. Stir in half of light cream or half-and-half. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture almost boils and the sugar dissolves.
  2. Add chocolate and cook until melted. Beat with a rotary beater until smooth.
  3. Stir about 1 cup of the hot mixture into beaten eggs; return all of the mixture to saucepan. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Cool.
  4. Stir in remaining cream, vanilla and toasted almonds.
  5. Freeze in a 4 or 5-quart ice cream freezer according to manufacturer's directions.

Makes 24 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.