Chocolate Ice Cream

The thought of  smooth, creamy, luscious homemade ice cream transports me in a cool, happy zone. I regularly make ice cream for my family. We never wait for any special occasion to have this wonderful treat. My ice cream was very popular at “Pick-a-Bite.” I dedicate this Chocolate Ice Cream to my husband, who loves chocolate & just cannot resist anything in chocolate. This is his all time favourite flavour.

Ingredients :
  • ½ lt. Milk
  • 200 gms. Sugar
  • 35 gms Corn Flour
  • 3 Eggs, beaten (optional)
  • ½ level tsp. Salt or to taste
  • 175 gms.fresh heavy Cream
  • 100 gms of Cocoa pwd.
  • ½ tsp.Vanilla essence
  • 2 to 3 tbsps of Milk (To mix the Cocoa)
Method :
Mix the sugar with corn flour & salt in a saucepan. 
To this add milk & beaten eggs. 
Stir the mixture until well-blended & smooth. 
Place the pan over low heat & cook, stirring constantly for about 30 to 45 mins. 
until the custard thickens & coats the back of a spoon. 
Remove the saucepan from the heat. 
Cover the surface of the custard with a damp grease-proof or waxed paper.
Let the contents cool. Put the pan in the fridge & chill for about 2 hrs.
Mix cocoa powder with milk.
Then blend cocoa paste, fresh cream & vanilla essence with the chilled custard in a blender. 
Pour this mix in a container & freeze.
Your homemade Chocolate Ice Cream is ready to serve. Enjoy this cool anytime treat.
Tip : Freezing in aluminium containers sets the ice cream quickly.

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