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Chill down with Chocolate Chile Ice cream recipe by our friend Rick Bayless.
Puerto Vallarta, Chill down with Chocolate Chile Ice cream recipe by our friend Rick Bayless. Perfect for your Fourth of July celebration or anytime even by yourself! There is something about the combination of dark chocolate – remember Chocolate was invented in Mexico by the Aztecs, over 3100 years ago. Believe it or not they were trying to make Beer. As we know some of the best inventions were by accident. Ironically this Chocolate ice cream has Negro Modelo Beer as one of its ingredients so we are coming a full circle. The below recipe by famous restraunteur, chef, cook book author and TV show host – Rick Bayless sounds amazing but perhaps just a teeny bit complicated by my 10 minute attention span lazy girl standards – I might just buy some very high quality chocolate ice cream and try blending in come dried chile . I will let you know how it goes.
• 1large dried pasilla negro chile, stemmed, seeded and, if you wish, deveined
• 1 1/3cups half-and-half
• 2 ounces Mexican chocolate, chopped into small pieces
• 3ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped into 1/4-inch pieces
• 4 egg yolks
• 1/2cup sugar
• 1 1/3cups heavy whipping cream
• 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla, preferably Mexican
• 1/2cup Negra Modelo beer
Instructions
In a small skillet heated over medium, toast the chile, pressing it flat against the skillet with a metal spatula until it is very aromatic—about 10 seconds per side. Place in a small saucepan, add the half-and-half, Mexican chocolate and the semi-sweet chocolate, and heat over medium until steaming (but not boiling). Remove from heat. Cover and let steep for 10 minutes, then pour into a blender jar and process until the chile is completely pureed.
Set up a 4-quart saucepan, filled halfway with water, into which you can nestle a 3-quart stainless steel bowl. Bring the pot of water to a boil over high heat while you’re preparing the custard base. Reduce the temperature under the pot of boiling water to maintain a gentle simmer.
In the 3-quart stainless steel bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and sugar until thoroughly combined, then whisk in the chile-infused chocolate mixture. Set the bowl of custard base over the simmering water and whisk frequently, scraping down the sides of the bowl regularly with a rubber spatula, until the mixture thickens noticeably, about 5 minutes. The custard is sufficiently cooked when it reaches 180 degrees on an instant-read thermometer. (You can also test it by dipping a wooden spoon into the custard, then running your finger through the custard: if the line holds clearly, the custard has thickened sufficiently.) For the finest texture, strain the mixture through a fine sieve into a clean bowl.
Fill a large bowl halfway with ice. Nestle the bowl of strained custard in the ice bath. Whisk the mixture until it is completely cool. Refrigerate if not using immediately.
Stir the heavy cream, vanilla and Negra Modelo into the base. Freeze in an ice cream freezer according to the manufacturer’s directions. Scrape into a freezer container and freeze for several hours to firm.
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