Cherry Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream
If you’re looking for a delightful and indulgent treat to beat the summer heat, look no further than our Cherry Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream. This creamy concoction combines the sweet and tart flavors of cherries with the rich decadence of chocolate chunks. It’s the perfect dessert to enjoy on a sunny afternoon or as a sweet ending to any meal.
- 2 cups fresh cherries, pitted and chopped
- 1 cup dark chocolate chunks
- 2 cups heavy cream
- 1 cup whole milk
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- In a blender, combine the cherries and 1/4 cup of sugar. Blend until smooth and set aside.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the remaining sugar and egg yolks until creamy.
- In a saucepan, heat the cream and milk over medium heat until it begins to simmer. Do not boil.
- Slowly pour the hot cream mixture into the egg yolks while continuously whisking to temper the eggs.
- Return the mixture to the saucepan and cook over low heat, stirring constantly until it thickens enough to coat the back of a spoon.
- Remove from heat and stir in the cherry puree and vanilla extract.
- Chill the mixture in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or until it’s completely cool.
- Pour the chilled mixture into an ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
- During the last few minutes of churning, add in the chocolate chunks.
- Transfer the ice cream to an airtight container and freeze for at least 4 hours or until firm.
- Scoop and serve this delightful Cherry Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream in your favorite ice cream cones or bowls.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Cherry Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream is a creamy and fruity summer delight that combines the flavors of fresh cherries and dark chocolate chunks. It’s the perfect homemade treat for ice cream lovers.
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Fat: 21g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 5g
Indulge in the delightful contrast of sweet cherries and rich chocolate with our Cherry Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream. Whether you’re serving it at a family gathering or simply enjoying it by yourself, this homemade ice cream is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Make it today and savor the flavors of summer!