Makes 1 quart of the most decadent creamy chocolate ice cream - made without an ice cream machine in only 10 minutes plus 2 hours freezing time
4 oz dark (bittersweet) chocolate (I used 70% Kalari chocolate), finely chopped
½ cup sweetened condensed milk
½ teaspoon vanilla
a pinch of salt
1½ cup heavy cream
1 cup sliced almonds (optional)
Combine chocolate and condensed milk in microwave safe bowl and heat in 10-second increments. Stir intermittently.
After chocolate has been melted, stir in vanilla and salt. Set aside to cool.
In a large bowl, add 1.5 cups of heavy cream and whip on high speed until stiff peaks form.
When cream has stiffened, whip in ⅓ of the chocolate mixture and then carefully fold in the remaining chocolate.
If desired, add sliced nuts.
Pour mixture into a quart-sized plastic container with an air--tight lid, and freeze for 2 to 3 hours. This is best eaten the same day that it's made.
This ice cream will get a bit harder than typical ice cream after a few hours of freezing time; let the ice cream sit out on the counter for a bit or microwave it for 15 seconds to soften before scooping
Recipe by Feeling Foodish at http://feelingfoodish.com/homemade-chocolate-ice-cream-no-ice-cream-maker-needed/