Italian Fig and Chocolate Ice Cream

Prep Time

30 minutes

Serves

4 people

An incredibly easy to make ice cream that has a wonderful rich and spicy taste and texture. Try it topped with melted chocolate and roasted nuts.

Ingredients

Fig Ice Cream
  • 3 rows of the 70% baking bar
  • 9 oz soft-dried figs
  • Generous 3/4 cup milk, chilled
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup double cream, chilled

Method

1

Break up the chocolate and place in the bowl of a food processor. Chop as finely as possible. Pour out into another bowl and set aside.

2

Place the figs into the processor bowl and chop roughly.

3

Add the milk and sugar to make a smooth purée.

4

Whip the cream until soft peaks form, then fold in the chopped chocolate you set aside and the fig purée.

5

Place the mixture into the ice cream machine, if you have one, and church until frozen. You can also freeze the mixture in a freezer-safe container until firm.

6

Remove from freezer and enjoy! Best eaten within a few days.