Chocolate Almond Butter Ice Cream

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Ingredients

  • 2 ounces good quality bittersweet chocolate
  • 5 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup almond butter

Instructions

  1. Melt chocolate over low heat.
  2. Gradually stir in cocoa powder and milk while continuing to heat. You want the consistency to be thick but not solid as you add the milk and cocoa powder.
  3. Beat sugar into eggs.
  4. Stir hot chocolate/milk mixture into eggs.
  5. Add cream and vanilla extract. Cool.
  6. Just before adding to ice cream maker, stir a cup of ice cream mixture into almond butter.
  7. Once mixed, stir into remaining ice cream mixture.
  8. Freeze in ice cream maker according to manufacturer's instructions.