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La Belle Cuisine
Chocolate Espresso Ice Cream
Chocolatier Aug/Sep 1994
cup espresso beans, coarsely crushed
Ice Cream Base
10 ounces bittersweet chocolate,
2 tablespoons coffee-flavored liqueur
1. In step #2 of the
ice cream base directions heat the cream and milk
the crushed espresso beans until small bubbles start to form around
edge of the pan. Remove the pan from the heat, cover, and allow to
infuse for 30
Place the coarsely chopped chocolate in the top of a double boiler
hot, NOT SIMMERING, water.
Melt the chocolate, stirring, until
Strain the custard base through a fine sieve into a medium saucepan.
the mixture until small bubbles form around the edge of the
pan once more.
Follow the recipe as directed until step #4.
4. In step #4 of
ice cream base directions, whisk the melted chocolate
the warm custard base until thoroughly blended. Whisk in the
Follow the remainder of the recipe as di-
the ice cream base in an ice cream maker according
to the manufacturer's directions.
Grand Marnier Mocha Ice Cream
The George and Piret Munger Cookbook
by George and Piret Munger, 1985,
Houghton Miflin Company
1 cup sugar
4 cups heavy cream
1 pound best-quality European
cup strong, freshly brewed
mocha coffee plus
2 tablespoons coffee grounds
from the pot
1/2 cup Grand Marnier
egg yolks and sugar with a whisk until they are thick and lemon-
and mixture falls from the whisk in an undulating ribbon.
In a medium saucepan scald 3 cups heavy cream until bubbles form
on the edge of the pan. Stir the
hot cream mixture into the egg mixture.
Stir very quickly with whisk so eggs do not cook.
Pour cream mixture
back into the saucepan. Heat mixture over high heat 1 to 2 minutes,
(If you beat the mixture furiously, it will thicken
without curdling the egg yolks - or - cook the custard in top of double
boiler, whisking constantly, until mixture thickens.) When custard has
tthickened pout it into a clean bowl and place bowl
in pan of cool
the custard periodically until it is cool.
In double boiler over medium high heat combine chocolate, coffee
and coffee grounds and heat until chocolate melts completely.
the chocolate mixture into the cool (but not cold) custard and
blend thoroughly. Set
aside to cool to room temperature. When
is cool, stir in Grand Marnier and the remaining 1 cup heavy
stir to blend. Chill. Freeze
the mixture in an ice cream maker
to the manufacturer's
Espresso Ice Cream with Chocolate Truffles
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1 ounce unsweetened chocolate
1/3 cup water
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
1/2 cup confectioner's sugar
1/4 cup rum
1 cup granulated sugar
9 egg yolks, beaten
3 cups half-and-half
3 tablespoons instant espresso
1 1/2 cups whipping cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Pinch of salt
chocolates, water and butter in medium saucepan over medium
heat and cook,
stirring frequently, until chocolate is melted. Remove from
heat and blend in sifted confectioner's sugar and rum. Pour truffle mixture
into rimmed baking sheet and freeze until set.
Combine granulated sugar
and egg yolks in a small bowl and mix
well. Combine half-and-half
espresso powder in medium saucepan over medium heat and cook,
frequently, until the espresso has dissolved and half-and-half is
through. Stir a small amount of half-and-half into sugar-yolk
Gradually blend into half-and-half.
Cook, stirring frequently,
until mixture thickens and coats wooden
spoon. Remove from heat,
whipping cream, vanilla and salt, stirring to blend. Pour into plastic container and refrigerate until chilled (about 1
hours), then freeze overnight to firm.
To assemble: Mix ice
cream in batches in food processor to soften.
Transfer to a large bowl. Scoop
chocolate truffle mixture into ice cream
by teaspoons and fold in gently
to create a marbleized effect. Store
dessert in freezer until ready to serve.
Jack Daniel's Chocolate Ice CreamBon Appetit February 1987
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2 cups whipping
2 cups half-and-half
2/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
(preferably Dutch process)
2 1/2 ounces semisweet chocolate,
6 eggs, beaten to blend
1/3 cup Jack Daniel's whiskey
cream and half-and-half to simmer in heavy large saucepan. Add
cocoa and stir until sugar dissolves.
Remove from heat. Add
chocolate and stir until smooth. Gradually
whisk 1/2 cup chocolate mixture into eggs.
Return to saucepan. Stir
over medium-low heat until mixture thickens and leaves path on back of
spoon when finger is drawn across,
10 to 15 minutes. Strain into bowl set over larger bowl filled with ice. Cool completely, stirring often. Stir whiskey into custard. Transfer
custard to ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer's
instructions. Freeze in
covered container several hours to mellow flavors. If ice cream is frozen
solid, let soften in refrigerator
before serving. Makes about 1 1/2 quarts.
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