Best Coffee Ice Cream Recipes

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The best coffee ice cream recipe from past generations offers a unique way to enjoy your favorite coffee blend. When you think about it, the flavors of freshly brewed coffee and rich cream naturally go together. They're a perfect match and make a perfect ice cream flavor.

On their own, coffee and ice cream have been favorites for centuries. But, when combined, the two make a frozen treat that's fun and refreshing anytime. And, as you'll see in the proven recipes below, it's so easy to make you can enjoy some tonight.


Creamy Coffee Ice Cream Recipe

Practical Housewifery (1874)

3 pints of cream. 1 cup favorite black coffee -- very strong and clear. 2 cups sugar. 2 tablespoonfuls arrowroot wet up with cold milk. Heat half the cream nearly to boiling; stir in the sugar, and when this is melted, the coffee, then the arrowroot.

Boil all together five minutes, stirring constantly. When cold, beat up very light, whipping in the rest of the cream by degrees. Then freeze in ice cream churn.

I cannot say certainly that this can be frozen without turning (churning), although I see no reason why it should not, since the arrowroot gives it the consistency of custard.

Quick and Easy Coffee Ice Cream

Dr. Chase's Third, Last and Complete Receipt Book (1891)

Frozen cream flavored with coffee and sweetened with sugar is an all-natural, delicious treat that's so simple and easy to make.

Make half a pint of very strong clear coffee, mix in half a pint of cream, sweeten to taste, and freeze in ice cream churn.

Aunt Babette's Coffee Ice Cream Recipe

Aunt Babette's Cook Book (1889)

Put one-quarter of a pound of fresh-roasted and ground coffee in a quart of boiling cream, and three-quarters of a pound of sugar, and let this boil in a closely covered farina kettle. Set it away to cool, keeping it closely covered all the time. Stir the yolks of twelve eggs light, and add to the coffee cream, again letting it come to boil. Then remove from the fire and strain it through a hair sieve and stir until cold. Freeze.


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