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Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

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Introduction

An "Aero" ice cream for grown ups.

An "Aero" ice cream for grown ups.

Ingredients

Serves: 4-6

Metric Cups
  • 3 eggs
  • 75 grams caster sugar
  • 300 millilitres milk
  • 284 millilitres double cream (whipped)
  • 3 tablespoons creme de menthe
  • 50 grams chocolate drops
  • 3 eggs
  • 2⅔ ounces superfine sugar
  • 11 fluid ounce milk
  • 10 fluid ounce heavy cream (whipped)
  • 3 tablespoons creme de menthe
  • 1¾ ounces chocolate drops

Method

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream is a community recipe submitted by chocolate nemesis and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Place the eggs and sugar in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water and whisk until pale and frothy.
  • Heat the milk to just below boiling point and pour over the eggs. Continue stirring over the hot water until thickened. Remove and cool.
  • Fold the cream into the custard, and then stir in the liqueur.
  • Pour into a strong plastic container with lid, cover, seal and freeze for 4-5 hours, until there is about 5 cm of solid ice cream around the sides.
  • Transfer the ice cream to a food processor and work until soft. Add the chocolate drops and process for 5-10 seconds.
  • Return to the freezer until firm. Transfer to the refrigerator 30-50 minutes before serving to soften.
  • Place the eggs and sugar in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water and whisk until pale and frothy.
  • Heat the milk to just below boiling point and pour over the eggs. Continue stirring over the hot water until thickened. Remove and cool.
  • Fold the cream into the custard, and then stir in the liqueur.
  • Pour into a strong plastic container with lid, cover, seal and freeze for 4-5 hours, until there is about 5 cm of solid ice cream around the sides.
  • Transfer the ice cream to a food processor and work until soft. Add the chocolate drops and process for 5-10 seconds.
  • Return to the freezer until firm. Transfer to the refrigerator 30-50 minutes before serving to soften.
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