Food and Recipes Recipes Coffee-Chocolate Ice Cream Be the first to rate & review! Looking for a sweet, after-dinner treat? Consider it found. This creamy, chocolatey, caffeinated indulgence is bound to be your new weeknight pick-me-up. The best part? This ice-cream recipe could be easier. Just 20 minutes of hands-on time (and a whole lot of patience while it freezes) is all that's standing between you and a creamy, satisfying scoop. By Southern Living Editors Updated on November 29, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jennifer Davick Hands On Time: 20 mins Total Time: 9 hrs 20 mins Yield: Makes about 1 qt. (serving size: 1/2 cup) Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1/2 cup granular sweetener for ice cream* 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk 1 cup half-and-half 1 egg yolk 2 tablespoons instant espresso 1/4 cup shaved semisweet chocolate baking bar Directions Whisk together first 3 ingredients in a large heavy saucepan. Gradually whisk in milk and half-and-half. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 8 to 10 minutes or until mixture thickens slightly. Remove from heat. Whisk egg yolk until slightly thickened. Gradually whisk about 1 cup hot cream mixture into yolk. Add yolk mixture to remaining cream mixture, whisking constantly. Whisk in espresso. Pour mixture through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a bowl, discarding solids. Cool 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Place plastic wrap directly on cream mixture; chill 8 to 24 hours. Pour mixture into freezer container of a 1 1/2-qt. electric ice-cream maker, and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions; stir in chocolate baking bar halfway through freezing. Let stand at room temperature 5 to 10 minutes before serving. *Granulated sugar may be substituted. Note: We tested with Whey Low 100% All Natural Granular Sweetener for Ice Cream. Get 20% off any time you order from wheylow.com. Coupon code: SouthrnLvg Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 103 Calories 6g Fat 21g Carbs 4g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 103 % Daily Value * Total Fat 6g 8% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 42mg 14% Sodium 76mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 21g 8% Protein 4g Calcium 107mg 8% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.