Recipe

Chocolate and cherry ripple ice-cream

Consider yourself a chocoholic? Then this sweet, rich, and delightfully indulgent chocolate and cherry ripple ice-cream is right up your alley! The ultimate sweet summer treat.

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 25 mins cooking
  • Makes 6 cup
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Ingredients

Chocolate and cherry ripple ice-cream
  • 2 cup milk
  • 2 cup cream
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 10 egg yolks
  • 200 gram dark chocolate, broken
  • fresh cherries, to serve
Chocolate sauce
  • 300 millilitre cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 200 gram dark chocolate, broken
Cherry compote
  • 500 gram frozen cherries
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar

Method

Chocolate and cherry ripple ice-cream
  • 1
    In a medium saucepan combine milk, cream and cocoa powder. Stir over medium heat until mixture just comes to the boil.
  • 2
    In a medium saucepan combine milk, cream and cocoa powder. Stir over medium heat until mixture just comes to the boil.
  • 3
    Return mixture to clean saucepan and stir on low heat 4-5 minutes until mixture thickens and coats the back of a wooden spoon. Do not boil. Place dark chocolate pieces in a medium bowl.
  • 4
    Strain mixture through fine sieve over chocolate. Stir until well combined. Cover with plastic wrap and chill 2 hours.
  • 5
    Pour into the chilled bowl of an ice-cream maker and churn following manufacturer’s instructions about 40 minutes.
  • 6
    Make chocolate sauce: In a small saucepan heat combined cream and sugar on medium, stirring. Place dark chocolate in a bowl. Pour over hot cream stirring until combined. Cover with plastic wrap and chill.
  • 7
    Make cherry compote: In a small saucepan, stir combined cherries and sugar on medium 10 minutes until syrup thickens. Cover and chill.
  • 8
    Spread a layer of ice-cream into a 1.5 L freezer container. Top with half cherry compote and chocolate sauce. Repeat layers. Freeze 4 hours or until firm. Serve in scoops with fresh cherries.

Notes

Fresh cherries can be used when in season. Remember to remove stones.

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