A Walk in the Black Forest

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READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by Shastaw2006

Wonderful cherry almond ice cream with brownie bits. A family favorite for any summer holiday.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 pints half-and-half
  • 1 pint whipping cream
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons cherry extract
  • 34 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 (21 ounce) cans cherry pie filling, chilled
  • 12 cup slivered almonds
  • 4 cups brownies, broken into small pieces, chilled


  1. In a 5-quart ice cream freezer, dissolve sugar in mixture of half and half and whipping cream.
  2. Add salt, vanilla extract, cherry extract, and almond extract.
  3. Stir well, then freeze in ice cream freezer.
  4. Remove dasher. Fold in half of the cherries, then half of the brownies, then almonds, followed by remainder of brownies and cherries.
  5. Freeze to desired consistency.
  6. Brownie bits: Prepare your favorite recipe of brownies, cool, then chill in refrigerator. Break brownies into small pieces, about 1/4 inch by 1/4 inch. Measure out 4 cups of bits, and return to refrigerator until ready to add to ice cream.

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