Triple Threat – Chocolate Cherry Walnut Ice Cream

Triple Chocolate Cherry Walnut Ice Cream- Easy to make, addictive to eat.

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 plane 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. 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 Chocolate Cherry Walnut Ice Cream- Easy to make, addictive to eat.

 

Triple Threat - Chocolate Cherry Walnut Ice Cream
 
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Easy to make, addictive to eat.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: Serves 10
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup good quality cocoa powder
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup dark brown sugar
  • Pinch of vanilla salt (regular salt is fine)
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • ½ tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 ounces semi sweet chocolate, chopped up
  • 2 ounces white chocolate, chopped up
  • ½ cup walnuts, chopped up
  • 1 cup cherries, chopped up
Instructions
  1. Chop up your chocolate, cherries and walnuts and set aside. (I did mine in my food processor)
  2. Put your cocoa, both sugars, and salt in a mixer and whisk.
  3. Add your whole milk and whisk until sugars are dissolved.
  4. Add your heavy cream and vanilla, mix until blended.
  5. Cover the bowl and stick in fridge for 1-2 hours.
  6. Remove and transfer mixture to ice cream maker freezer bowl.
  7. Turn on for 15- 20 minutes.
  8. Add your cherries, chocolate pieces and walnuts during the last few minutes.
  9. 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.
  10. Serve with a big old chocolate loving smile!
Notes
Recipe created by Cravings of a Lunatic

Yield: 5 cups

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. mjskit says

    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. Ann says

    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!

  3. Kim Bee says

    @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.

  4. Sandra says

    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!!

  5. 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!

  6. Pretend Chef says

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

  7. 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…

  8. 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!

  9. 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. :)

  10. 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.

  11. Kim Bee says

    @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!!!

  12. Peggy says

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

  13. Kim Bee says

    @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!

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