Thursday, May 14, 2009
Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
2 c. 2% milk
2 c. heavy cream
1 c. sugar
½ tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. peppermint extract
3-5 drops green food coloring (optional)
1 c. miniature chocolate chips (chopped in food processor)
In a large bowl, stir together the milk, cream, sugar, salt, vanilla extract and peppermint extract until the sugar has dissolved. Color to your liking with the green food coloring.
Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker, and freeze according to the manufacturer’s instructions. 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.