Peppermint and Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Peppermint and Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

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This is a lovely homemade peppermint chocolate ice cream that is a little lighter and brighter through the use of low fat milk.

Darryn M. Briggs

Ingredients
Serves: 8 

  • 2 cups (500ml) low fat or skim milk
  • 2 cups (500ml) thickened cream
  • 1 cup (220g) sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint essence
  • 3 drops green food colouring (optional)
  • 1cup (125g) dark chocolate chips

Directions
Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Extra time:2hours freezing  ›  Ready in:2hours50min 

  1. In a large bowl, stir together the milk, cream, sugar, salt, vanilla essence and peppermint essence until the sugar has dissolved. Colour to desired colour with the green food colouring, starting with just a few drops.
  2. Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  3. After about 10 minutes into the freezing, add the chocolate chips. After the ice cream has thickened, about 30 minutes later, spoon into a container and freeze for 2 hours.

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Reviews (3)

Glenyss
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12

tastes yum and very easy to make, I added peppermint M - 03 Jan 2012

cookiebeaer987
1

This looks and tastes really nice - 02 Jan 2016

BrendonSmith
1

Came out perfect and tastes better than the stuff you buy in the shops. Thanks - 13 Jun 2013

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