Mystie’s Intense Coffee Ice Cream Recipe

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Making coffee ice cream was one of my top to-do items for the summer last year, regardless of my weight loss goals at the time.

I started off with the Cuisinart ice cream maker recipe, but, of course, adjusted it. I wanted intense flavor.

The only thing worse than no coffee ice cream is weak coffee cream.

For this, I admit, I cheated and bought a product not on my pantry staples list: Instant Espresso Powder.

So, here’s my version, which I now wish to save for posterity:

 

Nothing is worse than weak coffee ice cream! Learn my secret ingredient for the best coffee ice cream recipe you'll ever make.

 

Mystie’s Homemade Intense Coffee Ice Cream Recipe

      • Mix together well:
      • 1 cup whole milk
      • 3/4 cup sugar
      • 3 generous tablespoons instant espresso powder
      • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
      • When the powders are dissolved, gently add
      • 2 cups heavy cream (38% or higher)
      • 2 teaspoons vanilla
      • Add to your ice cream maker and churn as directed.
      • While it’s churning, chop up 1/3 cup almonds and toast them until fragrant. Stick them in the freezer to cool them down quickly.
      • Also, chop up a small amount of dark or semisweet chocolate. I would have given a once over with the knife to 1/4 cup chocolate chips, but I happened to have 2 squares of Lindt extra dark chocolate, and I deemed this ice cream worthy of them.
      • During the last 5 minutes of churning, add the bits of chocolate and the now-cold almonds.
      • Freeze in a covered container overnight to ripen, but when you lick the spatula, it will be hard to imagine that it could get better.

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  1. Katie
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    This ice cream sound like a must try! My husband loves coffee ice cream.

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