Brownie Ice Cream
This recipe combines creamy chocolate ice cream with decadent brownie pieces.
Chocolate brownies are possibly the perfect companion to ice cream. Why? Because unlike chocolate chips, brownies are fantastic frozen. They don't turn rock hard; if anything the texture improves.How to make brownie ice creamMake the brownies using the recipe below
Make a batch of your favourite chocolate ice cream
Break the brownies into small pieces (or big if that's what you like) and add to the ...
Chocolate Ice Cream
Heavenly chocolate ice cream that's super simple.Learn the secret to making amazing ice cream without eggs. It's not that egg based French style ice cream tastes bad or anything; sometimes we all just want a dessert that's a little lighter and this chocolate ice cream recipe doesn't fail. I used a Philadelphia style ice cream base and added Dutch cocoa as well as dark chocolate.Keep in mind that egg yolks work very well as stabilisers so you'll find the freezer life is reduced for this ...
Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
How to make mint choc chip ice cream with fresh mint.
At the time of publishing this recipe, mint choc chip ice cream was ranked the third most popular ice cream flavour behind Cookies and Cream and Chocolate. I was surprised to see vanilla ice cream in fourth spot as it's certainly the biggest selling ice cream in Australian supermarkets. But let's not get too caught up in statistics - the point I want to make is that mint choc chip ice cream is hugely popular. Unfortunately, most ice cream ...
Chocolate Tart Recipe
A rich and indulgent chocolate tart recipe that's perfect with vanilla ice cream.
This is one of my favourite desserts. It's simple to make. I can't remember ever having a fail with this recipe. The pastry is homemade and the chocolate filling is to die for.The history of chocolate tarts goes a long way back. Below is a recipe from 1837 which comes from this book. The recipe hasn't changed that much - it's hard to improve on an already delicious dessert.A few tips to make your ...
How To Make Mason Jar Ice Cream
Mason jar ice cream. When you need dessert fast!
There's been a lot of talk about mason jars over recent months, both positive and negative. So this is a good point for me to make a quick confession: when I see people on the train in Melbourne eating layered salads out of their little mason jars it kind of grates on my nerves.I don't really know why I feel this, but I do? Sorry to all the mason jar lovers out there. The hatred has to stop.I originally scoffed at the idea of making ...
Cookie Dough Ice Cream Recipe
This cookie dough ice cream is a must try flavour. It's chocolate ice cream with streaks of salted caramel sauce for a little extra flavour and pieces of cookie dough.
Setp 1. Make the salted caramel
When making this cookie dough ice cream, you're best to start with the salted caramel sauce because it needs time to cool. If you add warm sauce to your ice cream it will increase the size of the ice crystals which you don't want.
Ingredients1/3 cup water
1 cup caster sugar
½ cup ...
Pistachio Mousse Dome Recipe
Pistachio mousse domes are an incredibly tasty, creamy dessert. There are a few elements that you'll need to make but the effort is more than worth while. This is one of those dishes you'll create for wow factor.This recipe is taken from a fantastic book called Patisserie: Master the Art of French Pastry. I strongly recommend that you get a copy of this if you're a beginner to intermediate at home cook wanting to raise your dessert skills to the next level. In Australia it's available at ...
How To Make Tempered Chocolate For Ice Cream
I decided that making tempered chocolate was long overdue. I've seen it made a few times on cooking shows and it looks pretty awesome when it's done right. It can go wrong if the heating process isn't accurate so be sure to have a good quality thermometer before starting this.
What is tempered chocolate?
If you ever buy a nice box of chocolates, order a dessert at a fancy restaurant or go to a quality bakery, you might see chocolate that's extra shiny. In fact, you can often see your reflec...
Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream
I have been wanting to have a crack at making vegan chocolate ice cream for ages. So this week I finally took the plunge and made some. This recipe was fairly easy to make and for those of you on a vegan diet, I think you'll really enjoy this one. Personally, I prefer a good old tub of ice cream made from dairy products. Being from NZ, we consumed a lot of milk as kids and I don't think I could ever give it away. For ice cream, it gives your dessert a more creamy texture that I love. In saying ...
Lamington Ice Cream Bars
The Aussie Classic Revamped
These bars taste a lot like lamingtons, only they have a nice cool ice cream interior instead of sponge cake. They're really easy to make and last longer in the freezer than most home made ice cream thanks to the chocolate coating.
Choosing the right ingredients
I used this vanilla ice cream because it isn't too heavy and doesn't have any egg yolks. It goes really well with dark chocolate. But I think most ice creams would go well with this recipe.It's ...
Chocolate Chilli Mezcal Ice Cream
Ice cream always gets me excited; but this recipe takes it to a whole new dimension. I'd sum up this Mezcal ice cream as being surprisingly tasty and a little exotic. Let's face it, any ice cream that's boozy is either good or great. But wait, what's Mezcal? It's not exactly a household name in Australia so let me elaborate:Let me start by saying this recipe doesn't include the worm! But I'd like to think this ice cream will unlock wonderous experiences for you. I used Monte Alban ...