Deliciously Creamy Chocolate Ice-Cream

 
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I have been trying to re-create a chocolate ice-cream I tasted, when we were exhibiting at the BBC Good Food Show.  It was deliciously creamy.  I think I have now come close to matching both the flavour and texture.   Some recipes come together straight away, whereas others are years in the making!

Start off by making the chocolate sauce which then needs to be cooled.

Serves 6-8 – You will need an ice-cream maker.

Chocolate Sauce

Ingredients:

100g Mortimer Dark Chocolate Powder

170g tin of carnation evaporated milk

100ml vegetable oil.

Method

Pour the evaporated milk into a pyrex bowl .

Add the chocolate powder and whisk.    Don’t worry it won’t mix well at this stage.

Microwave on high for 1 minute.

Whisk until the chocolate has melted and the sauce is smooth.

Add the oil and continue to whisk until it is completely incorporated.

Cover the surface of the sauce with cling film and allow to go cold.

For the ice-cream

Ingredients

1 quantity of chocolate sauce

2 eggs

2 tablespoons caster sugar

300ml double cream

100ml milk

Method

In a large mixing bowl beat the eggs and sugar together until pale and fluffy.

Beat in the cream followed by the milk.

Finally pour in the sauce and beat well.

Using the manufacturers instructions, pour the mixture into the ice-cream maker and churn.

Put into a plastic container and freeze.   The flavours develop if left overnight.

Place the ice-cream into the fridge for 30minutes before serving, so it is easier to scoop.

 

Cooks Tips

The Chocolate Sauce can be made the day before.