Chocolate Gelato

  • Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

1 1/2cups milk
1cup cream
4ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
1/8teaspoon salt
1/2cup sugar
4-- egg yolks

Instructions

  1. Combine the milk and cream in a saucepan and mix well. Cook just until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the chocolate and salt, stirring until the chocolate melts.
  3. Whisk the sugar and egg yolks in a bowl until pale yellow. Stir in the chocolate mixture. Return the mixture to the saucepan.
  4. Cook over low heat until slightly thickened, whisking constantly.
  5. Strain into a bowl. Let stand until cool.
  6. Pour into an ice cream freezer container. Freeze using manufacturer's directions.

NOTE: You can also use the alternative method for freezing noted above.

Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Austin, Austin Entertains (The Junior Legue of Austin 2001)