About The River

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Coffee Ice Cream

Coffee Ice Cream
3/4 cup sugar
3 large egg yolks
2 teaspoons all purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
3/4 cup whole coffee beans
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
In a medium mixing bowl, beat the sugar into the egg yolks, until they are thickened and pale yellow. Beat in the four and salt. Set aside:
Combine the milk and coffee beans in a heavy medium sauce pan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Lower the heat, cover and keep warm for 20 minutes.
Remove the coffee beans with a skimmer or slotted spoon. Slowly beat the warm milk into the eggs and sugar. Pour the entire mixture back into the pan and place over low heat. Stir constantly with a whisk or wooden spoon until custard thickens slightly. Be careful not to let the mixture boil or the eggs will scramble. Remove from the heat and pour the hot coffee custard through a strainer into a large, clean bowl. Allow the custard to cool slightly, then stir in cream and vanilla. Cover and refrigerate until cold or overnight.
Continue to make your custard in your ice cream machine.
Slowly cooking the coffee beans, to make the flavoring.
Finished product! Yummy!


  1. Mmmm... yes, please! You know, I have not made any homemade ice cream this summer and I think it's time I change that :) Thanks for the delicious recipe!

    It was truly a joy to pop in for a visit! I hope you are well and enjoying your summer. Hugs!

  2. I love coffee ice cream! My grandmother always made her ice cream custard style. This looks so wonderful, and we're just beginning our really hot season here! Do you put salt on your coffee ice cream?

  3. I have never made ice cream before but I think I have to try this recipe. I can smell it from here....mmmm.

  4. My two favorite things! It couldn't get any better! Glad to see a nice surprise post from you today, I hope you are having fun!

  5. Coffee ice cream is an acquired taste, and you won't find too many children who like it, except for my stepson. I remember thinking he was strange when as a 7 year old would want coffee ice cream. Admittedly, it's not my favorite, but I've come to really like it as an adult and I have to say this recipe is making me wish I kept my ice cream machine!


  6. Thank you, my friend! So excited to make this :)

  7. I used to enjoy one scoop of chocolate and one scoop of coffee ice cream together in a bowl back when I ate ice cream. I don't eat ice cream anymore, but this surely does look yummy. Hugs.

  8. I love coffee ice cream. I do not own an ice cream machine :(

  9. I'm not a coffee drinker, but my husband certainly is, lol. I will have to try making this for him. thanks for sharing!

    Enjoy your evening!


  10. This reminds me that I haven't yet made homemade ice cream. And in this hot weather we're having, it sounds so good! I'm going to put extra milk and heavy cream on my grocery list right not. Have a nice day!

  11. I LOVE coffee ice cream - this looks incredible!!!!

  12. It's summer and ice cream time!

    All the best Jan

  13. It is so amazing to see your blog i haven't tried ever before but by seeing your blog i think i have to try this recipe about rossi dimension and it looks so yummy to eat in a hot weather.


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