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When it’s made well, French silk pie is a rich pie with deep chocolate flavor, not just a box of chocolate pudding in a pie shell. This French silk pie ice cream is definitely the former: an extra-deep chocolate ice cream that is thick and smooth, extremely decadent and – dare I say – almost guilty? Ok, food should never be considered guilty, but instead enjoyed with abandon.
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French Silk Pie Ice Cream
- 1 ¾ cups whole milk
- 1 ¼ cups heavy cream
- ¾ cup dark brown sugar
- 2 tbsp cocoa powder
- 1 ½ tbsp cornstarch
- 2 tbsp corn syrup
- 1 tsp kosher salt
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 6 oz bittersweet chocolate
- Whisk together the milk and cream.
- In a separate bowl, mix the sugar, cocoa powder and cornstarch. Mix until evenly combined and then whisk into the milk mixture.
- Place over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally until the mixture starts to steam. While coming up to a warm temperature cut the chocolate into small pieces and set aside. Continue to whisk and bring the ice cream mixture to a boil. When boiling throughout, remove from heat. Pass through strainer if needed.
- Whisk in vanilla and chocolate. Stir until the chocolate is completely melted.
- Cool off slightly, 5-8 minutes.
- Pour into an airtight container and chill 8-10 hours.
- Dip into airtight container and place in deep freeze an additional 4-6 hours until hardened.