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Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream


  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 egg yolks lightly beaten
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 ounces semisweet chocolate chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Combine sugar, milk, salt, and cocoa powder in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  • Bring to a simmer.
  • Place the egg yolks into a small bowl.
  • Gradually stir in about ½ cup of the hot liquid. and return to the saucepan.
  • Heat until thickened, but do not boil.
  • Remove from the heat, and stir in the chopped chocolate until chocolate is melted.
  • Run mixture through a sieve.
  • Pour into a chilled bowl, and refrigerate for about two hours until cold, stirring occasionally.
  • When chocolate mixture has completely cooled, stir in the cream, and vanilla.
  • Pour into an ice cream maker, and freeze according to manufacturer's directions.


Adapted from allrecipes