>> Sunday, July 06, 2008
Chocolate. Hazelnuts. Peanut butter. Ice cream. Need I say more? Actually it's Nutella ice cream with swirls of creamy, frozen peanut butter.
When I first read about this ice cream on one of my favorite blogs I was intrigued.
I had made ice cream before but never with such few ingredients. I usually go the custard based route for the ice creams I have made in the past. But I have to say, this is one of the simplest, easiest, tastiest ice creams I have ever made.
The original recipe just called for evaporated milk and Nutella. But after tasting that mixture it was a little on the sweet side for me, so I ended up adding a small amount of heavy cream.
The peanut butter, also my idea, was just a way of making it even more indulgent!
Nutella, Peanut butter Swirl Ice Cream
1 & 1/2 cups Nutella
1 (12oz.) can evaporated milk
1/2 cup heavy cream
3-4 good Tablespoons creamy peanut butter
Mix Nutella, evaporated milk, and cream together in mixing bowl until combined thoroughly.
Let mixture chill in refrigerator a few hours or over night until well chilled. Freeze in ice cream maker according to manufacturers instructions. Add peanut butter towards the end when ice cream is almost done. For firmer ice cream put in air tight container in freezer until firm.
Don't have an ice cream maker? Here is a way to do it without one! (Another favorite blog of mine!)
"I think this is one of the best ice creams you have ever made." Says Cyndee.
"Mama! You made this?" Says Caleb.