Guinness Ice Cream

READY IN: 5hrs 15mins
Recipe by DrGaellon

Created by pastry chef Cory Barrett. Similar to Ben & Jerry's "Black and Tan" flavor. Food & Wine Magazine, Feb 2008.

Top Review by fourthrail

I'm sure this tastes good, but that's quite a bit of cholesterol and saturated fat for just one serving of ice cream. Where's the low-fat version?

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine Guinness, cream and milk in a large saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat.
  2. Whisk the egg yolks and sugar in a large heat-proof bowl. Slowly add the hot Guinness cream, whisking constantly until well-blended.
  3. Strain back into the saucepan. Cook over medium heat about 6 minutes, until it thickens and coats the back of a spoon. Do not let boil.
  4. Set a medium bowl inside a large bowl filled with ice water. Pour the custard into the medium bowl. Stir occasionally until the custard is cold, about 30 minutes. Change the ice as needed.
  5. Pour into an ice cream maker and freeze per manufacturer's instructions. Pack into an airtight container and place into freezer until firm, about 4 hours.
  6. Serve with chocolate-covered pretzels.

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