It was around this time last year that my roommate first brought home an ice cream maker. I remember being so excited. Like really excited. Over the years, I had seen so many mouth-watering recipes for all sorts of ice cream, but I never had the equipment to prepare them. Since acquiring the ice cream maker, I’ve made countless cold creations including ice cream, fro yo (aka frozen yogurt), gelato and sorbet.
This recipe for Java Chip Ice Cream pairs an intensely delicious coffee ice cream with a mixture of bittersweet and semi-sweet chocolate. If you do not have an ice cream maker, I would highly recommend getting one. The higher priced makers are more convenient; however, they are not required. I made this recipe with a cheaper ice cream maker that uses ice and rock salt! Continue reading for the recipe.