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Ice Cream: Coffee Cognac

Last month it was Adam’s birthday and a colleague of his asked my help in figuring out what to get him for a birthday treat at work that day. In my searches I came across a specialty ice-cream place that had on it’s menu a coffee brandy ice-cream. Unfortunately, by the time I got back to the colleague it was too late. But… it left me with an idea.

You know… I have an ice-cream maker! 😉 The mental leap here wasn’t really that big and when you’ve been making as much ice-cream as I have lately it takes about 15 seconds to mentally go through the whole process of making it. Then it almost seems anti-climatic to actually make it. But I did. (Golf clap for me.) I used Cognac because it’s what I’ve got on hand. Cognac in my ice-cream? Don’t mind if I do.

 

Coffee Cognac Ice-cream
Ingredients

  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1/4 cup Cognac
  • 1 cup sweetener (I used sucanat)
  • 5 tsp instant coffee powder
Instructions

  • Whisk everything together in a large measuring cup and pour into the ice-cream maker.
  • Churn according to the manufacturer’s instructions for approximately 30 minutes.
  • Serve immediately or freeze for later use.

Preparation time: 2 minute(s)

Cooking time: 20 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 6