Ice Cream. The perfect sweet tooth craving for after dinner. It’s light, refreshing and soothes the palette without making you feel too full. Ice Cream has always been one of our favorite desserts and this past summer we have been obsessed with our new ice cream maker! Why buy ice cream when you can make it? Check out this simple recipe for Classic Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. Enjoy!
– 2 cups 2% milk
– 1 Tablespoon + 1 teaspoon cornstarch
– 3 Tablespoons cream cheese, softened
– 1 1/4 cups heavy cream
– 2/3 cup granulated sugar
– 2 Tablespoons vanilla
– 2-3 cups chocolate chips
1.Combine 2 tbsp. of the milk with the cornstarch in a small bowl and whisk until smooth. In a medium bowl, stir together the softened cream cheese until smooth. Combine the remaining milk, cream, and sugar in a medium saucepan. Add the vanilla.
2.Bring the mixture to a rolling boil over medium-high heat and boil for 4 minutes. Remove from the heat and whisk in the cornstarch mixture. Return to the heat, bring back to a boil, and stir with a spatula until slightly thickened, about 1 minute.
3.Whisk the hot milk mixture into the bowl with the cream cheese until smooth. Transfer the mixture to the refrigerator to chill thoroughly before churning.
4. Freeze the chilled mixture in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions. With about 5 minutes left, add the chocolate chips. Cover and freeze until firm, at least 4 hours.