An undertone of cardamom makes the woody, almost caramelised flavour of maple syrup shine. Here the pair are combined in a simple, no-churn ice cream. The clincher is a brittle chocolate lid that you crack through with a spoon to reach the luscious, velvety smoothness beneath.
As an optional extra, add a few drops of cardamom extract to the molten chocolate to amp up the flavour without disrupting its texture. To make your own cardamom extract, lightly crush a handful of green carda