Triple Threat – Chocolate Cherry Walnut Ice Cream

Triple Chocolate Cherry Walnut Ice Cream by Cravings of a Lunatic

Yah baby! How do you like those….cherries. Okay it started off okay then got weird. Which seems par for the course for me doesn’t it? This one has lots of nuts, just like my weekend with my family. Chock full of nuts. Mostly me. The biggest nut of all. Enough about nuts, let’s talk about chocolate. Ah, sigh, chocolate. I love chocolate. So very much. So I put tons of it in here. Like oodles, like oodles and bunches. I made the base chocolate then I thought to myself, “self, this is NOT enough chocolate”. So I made myself put more, as more is always better. Especially when it comes to chocolate. So I asked myself again, “self, what else could you add to make it more chocolately and make people pass out upon biting into it.” So I made myself add chocolate pieces. But it still didn’t seem to be enough chocolate. So once again I asked myself, “self how on earth can you pack more chocolate into this so when people eat it then will be in a chocolate coma”. So I made myself add white chocolate pieces. So there ya go, chocolate upon chocolate upon chocolate. How can you go wrong with this much chocolate? You can’t!!! You cannot go wrong with that much chocolate. Or that much nuts. Yet something was still missing. So how do improve upon this masterpiece, well if you’re me, you add cherries. Not just any cherries, but fresh cherries. Yah baby, fresh cherries rock my world. Chocolate rocks my world. Nuts rock my world. My world was rocked this weekend. If you want your world rocked you should make this. Or hop on a place like Scott and Donna did and I’ll make this for you. Sound like a plan? How many beds should I make up?

Can you hear angels singing? Honestly, is that not just the prettiest thing ever! If you think it looks good you should taste it. Every bite is packed with chocolately, nutty, cherrier (is that a word? it is now) goodness. Makes your mouth sing. Party in your mouth. Yup, you’re gonna want to buy bigger pants. It’s things like this that make my other blog exist. But who could resist this? You’d have to be a saint, or allergic to chocolate or something. Okay so on to this slamming, rocking, mouth partying recipe. Enjoy, and make it often. I know I am pulling this one out when we have company. That was how many beds now??

Triple Threat – Chocolate Cherry Walnut Ice Cream:


Ingredients:


3/4 cup chocolate ice cream
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup dark brown sugar
Pinch of vanilla salt (regular salt is fine)
1 cup whole milk
2 cups heavy cream
1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 ounces semi sweet chocolate, chopped up
2 ounces white chocolate, chopped up
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped up
1 cup cherries, chopped up

Directions:


Chop up your chocolate, cherries and walnuts and set aside. (I did mine in my food processor)


Put your cocoa, both sugars, and salt in a mixer and whisk.

Add your whole milk and whisk until sugars are dissolved.

Add your heavy cream and vanilla, mix until blended.

Cover the bowl and stick in fridge for 1-2 hours.

Remove and transfer mixture to ice cream maker freezer bowl.

Turn on for 15- 20 minutes.

Add your cherries, chocolate pieces and walnuts during the last few minutes.

You can serve immediately or stick in your freezer until you are ready to serve. Just remember is you are freezing it you should take it out 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

*yields about 5 cups*

Triple Chocolate Cherry Walnut Ice Cream by Cravings of a Lunatic

Okay so now that I’ve made myself hungry I am going to go grab what’s left of this rocking ice cream and enjoy every spoonful. Make sure you call ahead of your flying in so I can make another batch. And possibly clean up the house. Or make the kids clean up the house. Or maybe move and I won’t have to clean up the house. 


Toodles and smoochies. xx

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Comments

  1. 1

    WOW! Another delicious ice cream! I love the ingredients – dark AND white chocolate! And brown sugar – love it! I think you outdid yourself on this one! :)

  2. 2
    Biren @ Roti n Rice says:

    Lots of ice cream recipes here :) This one looks and sounds decadent!

  3. 3

    Wow – you really have the ice-cream "touch". This looks amazing! I'm not a cherry and chocolate person, but even I'm drooling! I love the idea of 3 different chocolates AND nuts!

  4. 4

    Go away!:) Soon I will have to buy new scale and will send you the invoice;)))

  5. 5

    Omg Dzoli I cannot stop laughing. That was so flipping funny! xx

  6. 6

    @mjskit- Thanks so much. It was so good. Definitely a winner.

    @Biren- I have an ice cream problem. Seriously, it's really bad. lol

    @Ann- Aw, thanks. I love making it. I dream of new combos. It's so crazy but I do. I kind of went overboard with this one.

  7. 7

    Oh my, I would kill for that ice cream right now(OK not literary LOL!)Kim really this looks so delicious, wow…I love your pictures!!! So yummy!!

  8. 8
    Blackswan says:

    U make your own ice-cream, Kim Bee?? Gosh, I'm impressed! This is so cool & I love how u combine my 2 fave ingredients together!

  9. 9
    claudia @Whats Cookin says:

    wowowowowow~ looks so professional you need to sell this!

  10. 10
    Beth Michelle says:

    Wow this ice cream really is a tripple threat!!! Looks amazing.

  11. 11

    Wow, that is one beautiufl ice cream!

  12. 12
    Pretend Chef says:

    I would love a giant bowl of this right now. This looks and sounds so delicious. Oh my! Crave worthy. Yummy!

  13. 13
    TheChocolatePriestess says:

    Hey, in regards to your opening… at least you didn't ask us if we wanted your cherry, that could have gotten uncomfortable…

  14. 14

    Oh, this is the kind of chocolate ice cream you dream about! Fabulous~

  15. 15
    Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love. says:

    Beautiful ice cream, Kim! I am totally craving chocolate right now and with all this chocolate, this would do the trick for sure!

  16. 16
    savoryandsavage says:

    My sister would die for this ice cream!

    I love the addition of heavy cream in this recipe – Yum!

  17. 17
    Grumpy Grateful Mom says:

    You're hilarious! I love the way you write! And this looks SO GOOD!!! I have an extreme ice cream addiction. I think I may have to make this. :)

  18. 18
    Ana Helena says:

    Very,very yummy ice cream combination. Thank you so much for sharing!!!

  19. 19
    Ashley @ Kitchen Meets Girl says:

    This looks fabulous! YUM! It's still 100+ degrees here in the midwest, so I'm still at the ready for ice cream.

  20. 20

    @Sandra- Okay don't kill for it. I can make more. Lol! Thanks so much. I really liked this one. I had my doubts it would taste okay but I was wrong. It was delicious. lol

    @Blackswan- I mostly certainly do make my own. Love making it. I have to do combos. Plain doesn't do it for me. It needs to have some kick.

    @Claudia- Maybe Ben n Jerry's will come knocking on my door. It'll be like three's company here.

    @Beth Michelle- Thanks so much!

    @Carolyn- Thank you so much. I like how the cherries stand out a bit.

    @Pretend Chef- Thanks. Bowl ready for ya any time you want.

    @TheChocolatePriestess-Lol, I was trying to avoid the landmine but I think it's inevitable. Lol!

    @Lizzy- I swear these pop in my dreams. I am always thinking about taste combos. It's like a sickness.

    @Stephanie- Thanks so much. I crave chocolate every day.

    @savoryandsavage- Thanks. I tend to do all mine with heavy cream. Have yet to do an egg one. They scare me a little

    @Grumpy Grateful Mom- Aw, thanks so much. This will satisfy ice cream cravings big time.

    @Ana Helena- Thanks so much and thanks for popping by.

    @Ashley- Thanks. Here too. Still very warm. I shall keep doing them until it cools down here. So probably another month. Yah, more ice cream!!!

  21. 21

    This definitely has wow-factor written all over it! Chocolate upon chocolate upon chocolate? How can I resist this one?!

  22. 22
    Jammy Chick says:

    Add chocolate sauce and chocolate sprinkles!!

  23. 23

    Haha, oh my! Love this! Have to agree, when I have something naughty…might as well go all the way! :)

  24. 24

    @Peggy- Thanks so much. No one can resist this much chocolate. It's just too yummy!

    @Jammy Chick- Oh good idea! Must do that.

    @Charissa- Thanks. I think if you're already gonna be in trouble you gotta make it worthwhile. Lol!

  25. 25
    Lynn @ I'll Have What She's Having says:

    That is seriously a lot of chocolate. This ice cream must be incredible!

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