Ben & Jerry's Cherry Garcia Ice Cream
Posted by: Elaine Mon, 26 Apr 2004, at 4:19 a.m.
Yield: 1 Quart
1/4 c Plain chocolate shaved*
1/4 c Bing cherries, fresh, halved-and pitted (may use canned--but drain syrup)
2 lg Eggs
3/4 c Sugar
2 c Heavy or whipping cream
1 c Milk
*B&J prefer Hershey's Special Dark Chocolate candy bars
1. Place shaved chocolate flakes and cherries in separate bowls. Cover and
2. Whisk the eggs in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy, 1 to 2 minutes. Whisk
in the sugar, a little at a time, then continue whisking until completely
blended, about 1 minute more. Pour in the cream and milk and whisk to blend.
3. Transfer the mixture to the ice cream maker and freeze following the
4. After the ice cream stiffens (about 2 minutes before it is done), add the
chocolate and cherries, then continue freezing until the ice cream is ready.