Thursday, May 8, 2014

Mint Cookies Ice Cream


This is a rich and indulgent ice cream comprising of vanilla and peppermint choc chip cookies which give the creamy dessert the added crunch.  Perfect as a treat or a snack, any time of the day!


Recipe for Mint Cookies Ice Cream

    Ingredients
    • 1 cup heavy cream
    • 1 cup whole milk
    • 3 oz sugar
    • 3 egg yolks
    • 1/8 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp vanilla
    • 10 choc chip peppermint cookies, crushed.
    Method

    1. Bring heavy cream, milk and salt to a simmer, let cool.
    2. Whisk egg yolks with sugar together till pale.
    3. Add the milk mixture to the egg mixture, mix well.
    4. Then pour back the egg yolk milk mixture into the pot, stirring continously till mixture thickens and can coat the back of the wooden spoon.  Add in vanilla.
    5. Pour into a bowl and cover with cling wrap, let cool and keep refrigerated overnight.
    6. Process the mixture in the ice cream maker according to instructions.  Transfer 1/3 ice cream to a container, add in the crushed cookies, mix quickly and continue layering.  Store in freezer before serving.






    I'm linking this post to the Little Thumbs Up event, theme for this month, May is 'Milk', organised by
    and hosted by  Tze of  Awayofmind Bakery House


18 comments:

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  1. Weather temperature has shoot up to 38C this few days and I really would be pleased if I could have a big bowl of this mint ice cream to cool down. So so so yummy feeling!!

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    1. Yes, it was so hot yesterday too and I'm sure a bowl of ice cream will cool down our temperature!

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  2. A great idea to add mint cookies to the ice cream. Love the crunchiness in the creamy treats.

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  3. Nice, Cheah!

    Cold, icy with mint taste!!! This must be the most refreshing homemade ice cream to enjoy during the hot hot weather.

    Zoe

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    1. It certainly did help to keep temperaments in check!

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  4. Hi Cheah, your homemade ice cream looks so creamy and yummy! Hoho...I want a big cup too!

    Thanks for linkup with Little Thumbs Up!

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    1. Thank you, Tze and you're most welcome!

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  5. Cheah, I like this rich and creamy ice cream. Especially with the addition of choc chip cookies. Yummy!

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    1. Yes, the cookies gave the added crunch and minty taste.

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  6. I would definitely eat this all ice cream by myself! It looks and sounds amazing!

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  7. Hi Cheah, this homemade ice cream is so refreshing and tempting. Thanks for sharing and warmest regards :)

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  8. I could have them all to myself, Cheah! Awesome recipe for a hot day like this!

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    1. Thank goodness, it's getting a bit cooler now with a bit of rain. Come June, it'll be hot again :(

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