Chocolate Marshmallow Ice Cream
A summer favorite that will be a sweet surprise for your family and friends during your Christmas celebrations. This homemade ice cream is a dream come true for chocolate lovers and sweet tooth junkies alike. Just find a comfortable chair or a quiet spot to relax, put your feet up and indulge yourself with this smooth, creamy treat.
2 cups sugar
4 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 cups milk
4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
4 large eggs, beaten
4 cups light cream
1 cup marshmallow crème
opt: pecan or walnut dessert topping
In a 3 quart saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt; gradually add milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened - about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the melted chocolate. Blend a small amount of the hot mixture into beaten eggs; return all to pan. Cook 1 minute on medium heat; do not boil. Remove from heat and cool. Add cream; chill thoroughly. Churn freeze until the mixture thickens; fold in marshmallow crème at last moment before freezing.
Yield: 3 quarts.
Scoop ice cream into tall dessert glasses. Pour a spoonful of pecan or walnut dessert topping over ice cream and serve.