This is a basic and claassic chocolate ice cream recipe.

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Serves 8-10

1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

2/3 cup white sugar

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1 1/2 cups whole milk

3 1/4 cups heavy cream

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

1 tablespoon instant espresso powder (optional)

  1. In a large bowl, mix cocao, sugars, and milk until sugars are almost all dissolved.
  2. Add the heavy cream and the vanilla and mix until incorporated.
  3. Refridgerate for at least 1 hour.
  4. Use ice cream base in your ice cream maker according to manuffacturer directions.


Use the best quality cocoa you can find!

Photography by Linda Pugliese

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