Ballymaloe Coffee Ice Cream with Irish Coffee Sauce

Preparation info
  • serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Darina Allen's Simply Delicious Suppers

By Darina Allen

Published 2001

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  • 2 egg yolks, preferably free-range
  • 55 g sugar
  • 120 ml


Put the egg yolks into a bowl and whisk until light and fluffy (keep the whites for meringues). Put the sugar and water into a small heavy-bottomed saucepan on a low heat. Stir until all the sugar is dissolved and then remove the spoon and boil until the syrup reaches the ‘thread’ stage, 106°–113°C/223–236 F. It will look thick and syrupy; when a metal spoon is dipped in the last drops of syrup