Gelato al Cioccolato

Chocolate Ice Cream

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    1 litre

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Recipes from Brixton Village

By Miss South

Published 2014

  • About

This is the ultimate chocolate ice cream. Dark, decadent and delicious, it isn’t too sweet and is a real treat for the whole family. I enjoy it with an espresso on the side or a small liqueur for a grown-up feel.


  • 4 medium free range egg yolks
  • 175 g caster sugar
  • 500 ml


This ice cream also uses a base gelato like the vanilla ice cream, but omits the lemon zest and vanilla and adds two types of chocolate for luxury.

Prepare two bowls, a bigger one filled with ice cubes and a smaller one into which you will pour the cooked ice cream mixture. The small bowl needs to fit inside the bigger bowl to make an ice bath. In this smaller bowl, beat the egg