Total Time
3hrs 40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 3 hrs 30 mins

Ben's chocolate is about as rich as they come according to Ben & Jerry's book

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt chocolate in top of double boiler over hot, not boiling water.
  2. Gradually whisk in the milk and heat, stirring constantly, until smooth.
  3. Remove from the heat and let cool.
  4. Whisk the eggs in a mixing bowl until light a fluffly, 1-2 minutes.
  5. Whisk in the sugar, a little at a time, then continue whisking until completely blended, about 1 minute more.
  6. Add the cream, vanilla, and salt and whisk to blend.
  7. Pour the chocolate mixture into the cream mixture and blend.
  8. Cover and refrigerate until cold, about 1 to 3 hours, depending upon your refrigerator.
  9. Transfer the mixture to you ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer's directions.
  10. Note: I don't believe that it's necessary to follow the directions for making the base particularly carefully.
  11. I heated the cream to almost-boiling and then poured over the chopped chocolate- much easier than the double boiler.
Most Helpful

I have the Ben and Jerry's cookbook too, this one is very rich and chocolatey!

89240 April 04, 2004