Mint Raspberry with a Chocolate Swirl

Mint Raspberry with a Chocolate Swirl

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Faith Durand
Aug 22, 2008
Original Ice Cream Flavor: Mint Raspberry with a Chocolate Swirl Ice Cream Chef: Kate What inspired this recipe? I love anything with mint but there aren't many ice cream flavors out there made with mint as the base. Tastetester comments and full recipe after the jump. Take a look, then vote here!


Tastetester Comments: My sister-in-law Joanne said she loved the combination of mint and berry, and of course the big hunks of frozen chocolate. Mint Raspberry with a Chocolate Swirl 1 cup whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup half & half 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon peppermint extract green food coloring 2 cups fresh raspberries 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate 1 tablespoon butter Combine milk, heavy cream, half & half, sugar, and salt in a 3-quart pot. Heat over low heat until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and add in vanilla, peppermint, and green food coloring (to reach desired color). Refrigerate until thoroughly chilled. Pour mixture into an ice cream freezer and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. Meanwhile, melt chocolate and butter in the microwave until chocolate is completely melted. Stir to combine. When ice cream reaches desired consistency add in raspberries. Then pour in melted chocolate and continue to freeze for 15 seconds. The chocolate will immediately harden creating big pieces of frozen chocolate swirled throughout the ice cream. Spoon ice cream into a container and freeze for several hours.

Contest Information

Go here for the full scoop on the Best Lick! 2008 contest, including prizes, rules, and entry form. Submission closes the evening of August 18th. Get your ice cream maker going! • The Best Lick! Ice Cream Contest: 2008 Edition

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