Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month? We’re celebrating by sharing our favorite homemade chocolate ice cream recipe made with Fair Oaks Farms® milk – so good you can taste the nostalgia! Please read below to see how it’s made.
Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream
An easy-to-make ice cream recipe that will be sure to bring back childhood memories!
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 cup Fair Oaks Farms Milk
- 2 cups heavy cream
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- 3 egg yolk lightly beaten
- 2 oz semisweet chocolate chips chopped
Whisk unsweetened cocoa powder, Fair Oaks Farms milk, salt, and sugar in a pot over medium heat until mixture simmers.
Place egg yolks in small mixing bowl. Pour 1/2 cup of hot mixture in with egg yolks.
Once combined, return the mixture to the pot. Heat until mixture thickens. Be sure not to boil it!
Away from the heat, stir in chopped semisweet chocolate chips until melted.
Pour mixture into a chilled bowl. Refrigerate for 2 hours. Be sure to stir the mixture every 30 minutes.
After the chocolate mixture has cooled, mix in the heavy cream and vanilla extract. Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker and let the machine do its work!
After mixing, store the chocolate ice cream in a freeze. Time varies by machine manufacturer's directions.
Serve in a bowl, cone, or in between 2 cookies. Enjoy!
However, if you don’t have the time or an ice cream machine to make this recipe, you can always stop by Fair Oaks Farms and try our famous scoops of ice cream and delicious milkshakes, located at the Cowfé and Dairycatessan! Happy National Ice Cream Month!