Patrón Tequila Chocolate Ice Cream

April 9, 2013

chocolate ice creamWhat's better than chocolate ice cream? Dark chocolate ice cream with tequila! Patrón XO Dark Cocoa is a delicious combination of Patron Silver tequila, high quality coffee and Criollo chocolate from Mexico. It's great in drinks, but even better when incorporated into desserts. Patrón has partnered with Saveur magazine to create a series of decadent signature desserts, like this Dark Cocoa Ice Cream. Whip up a quart or two of this heavenly treat with a kick for your next dinner party. 

Dark Cocoa Ice Cream
Recipe courtesy of Saveur

1/2 cup Patrón XO Dark Cocoa
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
6 egg yolks
2 cups heavy cream
1 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Whisk together sugar, salt, and egg yolks in a 4-quart saucepan until smooth. Stir in cream and milk, and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens and coats the back of a spoon, about 4 minutes.

Pour mixture through a fine strainer into a medium bowl and whisk in Patrón XO Cafe Dark Cocoa and vanilla. Refrigerate until chilled. Process in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer's instructions. Transfer to a resealable plastic container and freeze until firm, at least 4 hours. Makes 1 quart.

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