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I love doing challenges like this week’s Sunday Supper. This weekend we’ve all been tasked with the challenge of creating recipes that include 5 or less ingredients. That doesn’t sound too difficult, right? (That’s what I thought.) For this challenge I decided to rule out gluten free baking because the flour blend alone can include 5 ingredients itself. 5 ingredient recipes are amazing to follow, but area really difficult to devise. It takes some creativity to come up with a balanced, delicious 5 ingredient recipe, so I’m excited to see what everyone has created!

In the spirit of summer coming, I wanted to make an ice cream dessert that is simple and gluten free. I love the combination of dark chocolate and orange, so I used these as my key flavors for this challenge. (In general, I love anything that’s chocolate orange flavored.)

Please check out all the recipes below!

 

Appetizers, Salads and Starters

 

Side and Accompaniments

 

Main Dishes

 

Dessert and Beverages

 




Cook Time: 10 minutes
Inactive Prep Time: 6 hours
Active Prep Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:







1 pintheavy cream
4 oz70% dark chocolate
1/2 cupgranulated sugar
1 cupwhole or 2% milk
zest of 1orange

Instructions:


  1. In a medium saucepan, heat the cream and sugar over medium heat. Break the chocolate into pieces and add it to the cream. Stir constantly until the chocolate has melted.

  2. Whisk in the milk until the consistency is smooth and all the chocolate is completely melted. Whisk in the zest once done, and transfer to a plastic container.

  3. Let the cream cool to room temperature, then cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

  4. Prepare your ice cream maker, and churn the ice cream for about 30 minutes. Transfer to a plastic container, cover, and store in the freezer for four hours prior to serving.


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  2. Laura says:

    I cannot wait for warmer weather to dust off my ice cream maker, yes I am one of those odd people that just can’t eat ice cream in the cold. 🙂 This sounds delicious.

  3. Stacy says:

    Chocolate and orange ice cream sounds like a winning combination, TR! I am thinking that this might finally be the summer I succumb to temptation and buy an ice cream attachment for my Kenwood Major.

  4. Shaina says:

    I’ve yet to try this combination, I’m not the biggest fan of orange flavors. But … chocolate can make anything taste good so looks like I’ll just have to bite the bullet and go for it!

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