20 Jan 2017

Chocolate Custard Ice Cream

I had no idea of making this ice cream but when I make the Brooklyn Blackout Cake, I had about 1 cup of chocolate custard left over. So I decided to use it while making chocolate ice cream. And it turned out to be an awesome idea! 
This custard turned a simple chocolate ice cream into an exotic ice cream! Everybody loved this ice cream so much that now a days, whenever I make chocolate ice cream, I make the custard exclusively to add to it!

Chocolate Custard Ice Cream

Preparation time 30 mins | Setting time 8 hours | Makes 1.5L


For the chocolate custard
  • Caster sugar - 63 gms
  • Dark chocolate - 100 gms
  • Full fat milk - 250 gms
  • Corn flour - 25 gms
  • Coffee powder - 1 tsp
  • Vanilla - 1 tsp
  • Salt - a tiny pinch
For the ice cream
  • Heavy whipping cream - 250 ml (I used tropolite)
  • Fresh cream - 250 ml
  • Condensed milk - 1/2 cup
  • Chocolate custard 
  • Chocolate chips - 1 cup
  • Vanilla extract - 1 tsp
Chocolate Custard Ice Cream

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1. For the custardMake the custard first as it needs to rest awhile before we can use it in the ice cream.
2. Take the chocolate and coffee granules in a microwave safe bowl and melt it and set aside. Add about a 1/4 cup of milk to the corn flour and mix well without any lumps.

3. Take the remaining milk in a sauce pan, add the sugar, cornflour mixture, melted chocolate and salt.

4. Keep the sauce pan in medium flame and stir for about 5-7 minutes until the custard becomes thick. 

5. Take it off the flame, add the vanilla and let it cool down. Then cover and let it rest for about 2 hours till it becomes thick. 

6. To make the ice cream - Take 1 cup of cream in a steel bowl, add the vanilla to it and whip for about 5 minutes until it reaches a soft peak stage.

7. Add the fresh cream and beat again for 3 minutes.
8. Add the chocolate custard and beat well until it's fully incorporated.

9. Add the condensed milk and beat again.
10. Add the chocolate chips and mix well.

11. Transfer to a container and cling wrap and let it set in the freezer for 8 hours. I left it overnight.
12. Scoop out and enjoy!

Chocolate Custard Ice Cream

1. I have used all the chocolate custard. 
2. You can add the custard little by little and beat well to incorporate.
3. Make sure the custard is at room temperature.
4.  I have used non dairy whipping cream (which is pre sweetened) as that is what I get here, if you use dairy whipping cream, use 2 cups of it and increase the condensed milk. No need to add the fresh cream then.
5. You can add anywhere between 1/3 to 1/2 cup of condensed milk depending on your taste and preference.

Until next time,
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  1. Thank you so much for a such a lovely post.Looks so yummy!Ice cream is my favorite.I likes to eat all ice cream with different flavors.But I can't to prepare ice-cream.When I try to make ice cream it does not come well.

    1. Try this recipe or the other ice cream recipes here in my site. It always comes out really well.


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