Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Peanut Butter Ice Cream

2 eggs
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
1 1/2 cups milk

Whisk together the eggs and sugar until light and fluffy. 

Add the peanut butter and whisk until smooth. Mix in the whipping cream and milk. 

Transfer the mixture to the ice cream maker and process according to manufacturer’s instructions.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Chocolate Mint Ice Cream

1 1/4 cup heavy cream
1 cup milk
1/3 cup sugar
1 cup mint chocolate chips
2 egg yolks
1/8 teaspoon salt

Combine 1 1/4 cups heavy cream, the milk, sugar and the mint chocolate chips in a saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring with a wire whisk, until the chips are melted and mixture is smooth.

Remove from heat. In a medium bowl, beat the egg yolks and the salt until thick. Gradually add the chocolate mixture. Beat until well blended and chill 30 minutes. 

Pour the chilled chocolate/egg mixture into an electric ice cream freezer; churn until thick. Cover and store in freeze until ready to serve.