Tuesday, August 10, 2010

TWD - Chocolate ganache icecream


I have never been much of a chocolate icecream fan - I am the one who eats the strawberry and vanilla flavours out of the Neopolitan icecream and leaves the chocolate. Accordingly, I am not a reliable judge of this week's TWD recipe, chosen by Katrina of Baking and Boys, being Chocolate Ganache Icecream.

Love chocolate - check. Love dessert - check. Love icecream - check. Just not chocolate icecream.

This icecream tastes OK - it is very rich, and if you are a chocolate icecream fan, you'd probably love this.

I had fun making it, and I think it looks cute in my Coney Island icecream cups. It looks a little soft as I chose to photograph straight after being churned, because once it goes hard in the freezer, I just don't have the patience to wait for it to be scoopable.

Thanks to Katrina for hosting us this week. You can check out the recipe in Dorie's book or at Katrina's site, and you can see what the other TWD bakers thought of it at the TWD website.

20 comments:

SteelCityFlan said...

I'm not a big fan of chocolate ice cream either, but this actually looks deeeelicious :)

Nichi said...

that looks super delicious! too bad you dont care for choc icecream

Tammy said...

mine was soft too as we ate it only an hour or so after being churned. very rich and creamy though!

Ivy said...

Mmmmm chocolate icecream!! I love it.

Shandy said...

You are not a chocolate ice cream fan and you still gave the recipe a go; Wow. Looks creamy and perfect in the cute Coney Island ice cream cup =).

Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella said...

I'm the same way, I love chocolate but don't like chocolate biscuits or chocolate flavoured things! But this look delish and I love that cup! :D

Jennifer said...

We loved this-and I'm not a fan of chocolate ice cream.

Yours looks delicious-LOVE the cherry garnish and those adorable cups!!!!!

Johanna GGG said...

lovely photo - I would eat the chocolate ice cream from neapolitan but it is not my favourite way of eating chocolate

Conor @ Hold the Beef said...

You're such a trooper to have turned this out when you knew you wouldn't enjoy it. If only we could help you out with the eating part.

Gloria said...

Cakelaw this Ice Cream look absolutely delicious and yummy! Love it! gloria

jillbert said...

It looks fantastic, and what a cute photo!

Juliana said...

Wow, your chocolate ganache ice cream look so creamy...beautiful picture :-)

Julia @Mélanger said...

Whereas I'd be the one to eat the chocolate strip first in Neopolitan ice cream!

I've never tried any ice-cream recipes from Dorie, but given it's Dorie, I'm sure it's meant to be good - even if you're not an ice-cream chocolate lover.

Agree, cute cups!

Katrina said...

Thanks for churning along even when you don't care for chocolate ice cream. I do love your cup and the ice cream with a real cherry on top!

Barbara Bakes said...

I'm not a huge chocolate ice cream fan either. Cute cups!

Brenda said...

Oh yum!!! I love chocolate ice cream. I would happily eat all the chocolate ice cream and leave the vanilla and strawberry : )
And I love the Coney Island cups, they are too adorable.

Heavenly Housewife said...

I'm not a huge chocolate ice cream person either, but I got to say, this looks so smooth and creamy, I'd definitely want to try it.
*kisses* HH

TeaLady said...

Ah, too bad this wssn't for you. This was sooooo good.

Love the little cup.

margot said...

I love the ice cream cup! I generally prefer vanilla-based ice creams too; this was a good chocolate ice cream, though.

Kayte said...

Such a cute photo of it all...almost makes me wish I liked chocolate...almost, but never fear, I made this yesterday and the guys put away numerous scoops of it all by themselves. May get it posted or may not, I am running a tad behind with swimming championship season and being out of my kitchen...the important part is that I made it and it was a hit!