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Ben & Jerry's Cherry Garcia

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup shaved semisweet chocolate bars
  • 1/4 cup fresh Bing cherries, halved and pitted *
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups heavy or whipping cream
  • 1 cup milk

* You may use canned cherries, but be sure to drain the syrup.

Instructions

  1. Place the shaved chocolate flakes and the cherries in separate bowls. Cover and refrigerate.
  2. Whisk the eggs in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy, 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Whisk in the sugar, a little at a time, then continue whisking until completely blended, about 1 minute more.
  4. Pour in the cream and milk and whisk to blend.
  5. Transfer the mixture to an ice cream maker and freeze following the manufacturer's instructions.
  6. After the ice cream stiffens (about 2 minutes before it is done), add the chocolate and the cherries, then continue freezing until the ice cream is ready.

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