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The Best Chocolate ice cream featured by top Utah Foodie blog Among the Young: image of close up chocolate ice cream

Rich Chocolate ice cream


  • 1 1/2 Cup whole Milk
  • 1 1/3 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 TB vanilla bean paste
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 Cup sugar
  • 3/4 Cup Dutch Cocoa
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 8 oz bittersweet chocolate chopped


  1. In a saucepan combine milk, cream, and vanilla bean.

  2. Simmer over low heat for 30 minutes. 

  3. In another bowl, combine sugar, cocoa, eggs, and yolk until thick and pale yellow.

  4. Measure approximately 1 cup from the hot cream; slowly add to chocolate mixture while stirring constantly. 

  5. Stir chopped chocolate into the saucepan as well as the hot egg / chocolate mixture. 

  6. Cook over low, stirring constantly until mixture coats the back of a spoon. 

  7. Transfer to a bowl and cover; refrigerate until completely cooled. 

  8. Turn ice cream machine on.

  9. Pour in chilled custard and mix, about 25-30 minutes until desired consistency.