Thursday, October 10, 2013

Kahlua Coffee Ice Cream


An easy and great flavour cool dessert to round up after a meal.  I added in some hazelnut milk chocolate for the extra crunch and a pinch of salt as I like a salty/sweet taste.





Recipe for Kahlua Coffee Ice Cream

    Ingredients
    • 1 cup milk
    • 1 cup whipping cream
    • 2 oz sugar
    • 4  Tbsp instant coffee powder (used Nescafe)
    • a pinch of salt
    • 2 oz sugar
    • 5 egg yolks
    • 2  Tbsp Kahlua
    • 2  tsp vanilla
    • 100 gm Hazelnut milk chocolate, chopped (optional)
    Method
    1. In a saucepan, mix the milk, cream, sugar and coffee powder and cook under low heat.  Keep stirring till sugar has dissolved and small bubbles appear.  Set aside.
    2. Whisk the egg yolks with sugar till light, pale and creamy.
    3. Gradually pour the coffee mixture into the egg mixture, keep stirring not to overcook the eggs. Mix well.
    4. Pour this mixture back into the saucepan and cook, under low heat, keep stirring with a wooden spoon.  Cook till the custard can coat the back of the wooden spoon.  Draw a line at the back of the wooden spoon and if the line stays, then the custard is done.  Remove from heat.
    5. Mix in the Kahlua and vanilla.
    6. Pour this mixture into a large bowl, cover with cling wrap.  Let cool to room temperature before refrigerating overnight.
    7. Churn the mixture in an ice-cream maker according to manufacturer's directions.  At the end of churning, mix in the chopped chocolate and pour the ice cream into a tub to freeze.




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  1. Though I don't drink coffee, I do love to use it in making the desserts. Your ice cream looks great!

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  2. Okay Cheah, I'm back. As soon as I saw this post I called my daughter and asked her if she would make me this ice cream when I go to visit her in May. She said YES! I'm thrilled! I'll be pinning this to my Kahlua board so we have it on hand when I go to Idaho! (yes I have a board devoted to Kahlua:)

    Thanks for sharing, Cheah...

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    1. Thanks, Louise. Yup, I saw the picture on your Kahlua board.

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  3. Wow, what can I say, this sound so yummylicious. An addicted dessert for me.

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    1. This can be addictive........ need to exercise self-control!

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  4. Hi Cheah,
    It's nice I've found your blog. Love to look at your great cooking, pastry etc. You are awesome,
    Thanks for sharing.
    Suemm

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    1. Thanks for your compliments..... hope to see you here more often!

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  5. Very great flavour ice-cream you have! How nice if I own an ice-maker too.

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    1. Thank you. An ice cream maker is an asset.

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  6. Cheah, I love ice cream with liqueur! This must be very yummy!

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    1. Yes, it is. I do like desserts with liqueur too.... gives that extra oomph!

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  7. Oh my goodness, I am LOVING the sound of this ice cream!!

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  8. your close up photo of the ice cream really make me wanting a scoop right now!! i am serious!

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  9. I know I will definitely love this. coffee and Kahlua...heaven!

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  10. Hi Cheah,
    I love your kahlua ice cream!!
    Must try this ..bookmarked.
    mui

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