The current 90-plus diploma climate impressed me to flee to my cool basement to lastly manage a jammed-up storage space.
As I shuffled round packing containers of Christmas ornaments and autumn decorations, I got here throughout a long-lost pal — the ice-cream maker.
It was an ideal time to unearth it. It’s pretty noisy but it surely will get the job carried out so I dragged it upstairs and bought it prepared to make use of.
I’ve been noticing a brand new development in ice cream currently. There are Keto ice lotions (high-fat, low-carb ice lotions) popping up in grocery shops in all places. A few of them can get fairly expensive, so I made a decision to attempt to make some myself.
I experimented with making a chocolate Keto ice cream, utilizing cacao powder to present it a chocolatey taste. I additionally used cacao nibs as a crunchy mix-in, and stevia and monk fruit to sweeten issues up. When you’re in search of a keto-friendly frozen deal with, this one hits the spot.
After all, I additionally put collectively a standard batch of excellent, old style vanilla ice cream with chocolate chips combined in.
I assumed it will be enjoyable to make one thing particular to serve the ice cream in so I messed round with waffle cone bowls, sugar cones, melted chocolate, nuts and sprinkles.
The chocolate-dipped bowls and cones are easy to make and convey the ice-cream expertise to the following degree.
My basic ice-cream maker is one you set over an ice and salt-filled container and has a paddle that stirs the contents right into a frozen confection.
However when you’ve got an ice-cream maker that’s bit extra fancy, these recipes will work in these, too. Strive one throughout the subsequent warmth wave.
6 egg yolks, evenly overwhelmed
4 cups heavy whipping cream
1 1/2 cups common or mini chocolate chips
Add the egg yolks, sugar, milk and salt to a big saucepan and stir to mix. Set the pan over medium-heat and gently deliver to only a boil, stirring continuously so eggs don’t scramble. Pour right into a bowl and refrigerate for at the very least 3 hours. Stir the combination sometimes whereas it’s cooling off.
When the combination is chilled, whisk within the heavy whipping cream and vanilla, then fold within the chocolate chips.
Add combine to an ice-cream maker and comply with producer’s instructions earlier than freezing.
When you would not have an ice-cream maker helpful, you may also pour the cream and milk combination right into a freezer-friendly container and set within the freezer in a single day earlier than serving.
Keto-Pleasant Chocolate Ice Cream
3 egg yolks, evenly overwhelmed
1/2 cup cacao or cocoa powder
1/2 cup powdered monk fruit
Add the cream, coconut milk, egg yolks, cacao powder, vanilla, stevia and monk fruit to a blender and mix till clean.
Switch to a ice-cream maker and churn in keeping with the producer’s instructions. When the ice cream is thick and creamy, stir within the cacao nibs.
Switch to a freezer-friendly container and freeze in a single day earlier than serving.
Chocolate & Nut Waffle Bowls
7-ounce bundle waffle bowls
10-ounce bundle darkish chocolate melting chips or wafers, corresponding to Ghirardellli
2-ounce bundle combined nuts dessert topping (Fisher Nuts makes one)
Line a baking sheet with waxed paper and put aside.
Add the nut topping to a shallow bowl that’s giant sufficient to accommodate the dimensions of the waffle bowl rims.
Add the chips or wafers to a double boiler and set over medium warmth. Deliver the water to a delicate boil and stir the chocolate because it melts till it’s clean. When you don’t have a double boiler, you may soften the chocolate in a glass bowl within the microwave at half-power, stirring each 30 to 45 seconds.
Maintain the waffle bowls by the underside of the bowl and dip the rim of the bowl into the melted chocolate. Then gently dip the edges into the nut topping. Set the bowl, rim up, on the lined baking sheet. Repeat with remaining waffle bowls. Enable chocolate to set and harden earlier than serving.
The identical course of can be utilized to make chocolate and nut sugar cones. Set the purpose of the cone in a glass full of dried beans to carry it whereas the chocolate nut coating units.