Coffee Recipes: Coffee Ice Cream!

| June 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Ever have that craving for coffee at night but don’t know what to do because a cup of coffee isn’t appealing? Put those days far behind you with this introduction to homemade coffee ice cream! Not only does it taste much, much better than store bought versions that don’t leave your craving quenched by any means, some recipes even give you an excuse to make a freshly brewed pot of coffee so the aroma you’re longing for will also help you feel even more satisfied!

The Basic Recipe

  • 3/4 cup of coffee (strong)
  • 3 cups heavy cream3 eggs (beaten)
  • 1 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup whipping cream

Scald the cream (bring almost to a boil), and then add sugar, stirring until fully dissolved. In a double boiler, combine the cream mixture with the eggs. Continue cooking until thickened. After mixture is thickened, remove it from the heat and place in refrigerator. Once it has reached a chilled state, add in salt, coffee, vanilla and whipping cream. Pour the entire mixture into your ice cream maker and follow its instructions.

Cappuccino Style

  • 2 tablespoons instant espresso
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Mix all ingredients together. Add: 1/4 cup boiling water. Pour into ice cream maker, follow instructions.

Chocolate & Coffee Version

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup sugar

Mix in a saucepan until “scald” stage. Add:1/3 cup cocoa powder 2 teaspoons instant coffee. Once cool, pour in: 2 cups cream, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, chill and then put in ice cream maker for 20-30 minutes.

Coffee Almond Ice Cream

  • 2 tablespoons instant coffee
  • 2 tsp. hot water
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 cups half & half
  • 3/4 cup chopped/sliced almonds (toasted, preferably)
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 2 tsp. vanilla

Dissolve coffee in water, and then combine all ingredients in maker and follow instructions!

For extra deliciousness, add any/all of the following:

Chopped almonds, PeanutsToffee pieces, Chocolate chunks, Brownie crumbles, Candy bar crumbles, Thick caramel syrup, Chocolate Syrup, Chocolate covered espresso beans, Marshmallows, Crushed graham crackers.
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