Sunday, October 24, 2010

Homemade Rocky Road Ice Cream

So, thanks to Lisa, who left a request for some frozen treats on this blog- we are going to dedicate to her an ENTIRE week of SCRUMPTIOUS homemade treats to enjoy! Some of them are going to defy the rules of "healthy" but they won't lack in flavor or fun... stay tuned all week to find something that you might like to" treat" yourself with!

Entry #1 of Scrumptious Desserts:
Wow, so this is de-licious, and doesn't exactly qualify with the "healthy" motto of this blog calories-wise, but I always prefer to make something homemade... so think of it that way- you are getting just what YOU put into it and nothing extra (that's usually in fine print) that some ice creams add! This ice cream is so yummy AND creamy AND chocolatey good, I couldn't resist including it in this weeks "Scrumptious Desserts" for all to enjoy!

1 can sweetened condensed milk (14 oz.)
1/2 cup unsweetened coco powder
2 cups heavy cream
1 cup whole milk
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt
1 TBSP vanilla extract

In a sauce pan heat your milk and coco powder until it is smooth and slightly thickened (about 5 minutes). Then remove it from the heat and let it cool. Add your cream, milk, vanilla and spices (including vanilla). Stir and refrigerate until cold. Then pour in your mixture into your FROZEN ice cream canister. Last add your nuts and marshmallows and freeze until hardened.

Recipe from: the kitchen of Debbie Zaballos, my mama

And a birthday shout out to my sister-in-law Lisa, thanks for the FUN request- We hope you had a great birthday, we love you and are thankful for you... and your love for desserts! :)

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