Coffee Almond Choco-chip Icecream

Feeling really dead tired… We had a public holiday and we were on the run from morning onwards. We were out for almost 14 hours. It is now starting to get really hot. The temperatures were close to 40 degrees and it was just unbearable. However, we enjoyed the trip. Went to see a lot of relatives, some shopping, some coffee… It was after so long that we have got a public holiday. Here, public holidays are very little and far apart. So we very eagerly wait for it. This one had come after almost four months so was well received. Thanks to all that hectic running around, today I am having a throbbing headache, with a mood to only sleep, but unfortunately the kids wouldn’t allow!!! How much I envy their energy levels… πŸ™‚

Today, rather than some chitchatting, I will leave this quote for you, which we call as “Hadith” – the saying of our Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). It emphasizes on the importance of being kind… a quality which unfortunately seems to be going into extinction these days…. πŸ™ It is sad to see people misunderstanding kindness to be a form of weakness, which in turn leads to a lot of exploitation. We live in a fickle world indeed…

 

This was an ice-cream I had made sometime back, but wiped out in no time. I always tend to make very small portions of ice-creams at home, because you never know how good it is going to turn out to be – whether it would turn into ice cream or just be ice!!! πŸ˜‰ Hehe… this one was a damn good one, though regretted having made little because it just wasn’t enough for all of us!!! πŸ™‚ Make the icecream exactly how I had mentioned in the Stratciatella Icecream postΒ along with the first two ingredients.

PST: A little disclaimer regarding the “props” in this post. You can see the hand there??? That’s my little ones… hehe… she just couldn’t resist herself that she had to tip toe her fingers to pick up the chocochip on the top. After having taken 15 pictures and the ice-cream threatening to melted anytime, the best picture I found was this in the whole lot!!! Her hand ka magic, I suppose… πŸ™‚

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Coffee Almond Choco-chip Icecream

Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 9 hours
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 can 375 ml evaporated milk
  • 1 cup powdered sugar/ icing sugar
  • 1 can 397 ml condensed milk
  • 2 tbsp coffee dissolved in 100 ml warm water
  • 3 tbsp almonds roasted and chopped
  • 3 tbsp chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Make the icecream exactly how I had mentioned in the Stratciatella Icecream post along with the first two ingredients.
  • Add in the coffee concoction and the condensed milk and beat well until incorporated, around 5 minutes.
  • Pour into your container and freeze for an hour and a half, till it's almost half set.
  • Pull out the container from the freezer, add in the almonds and choco-chips and beat well with a spatula till well mixed.
  • Keep in the freezer for another hour and half, pull out the container and beat again. Freeze till well set.
  • Scoop out into cups and serve... πŸ™‚

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  1. Really needed that for the scorching heat that rules nowadays…

    1. thank you so much priya… πŸ™‚

  2. looks so yummy!

    1. thank you so much padhu…

  3. Beautiful write-up Rafeeda.. Thanks for sharing your knowledge with us.. The ice cream looks yummy and tempting dear πŸ™‚

    1. thank u so much nilu…

  4. with all your running and the hot weather, I'm sure your family enjoyed this yummy cooling ice cream..lip licking!

    1. thank you so much… πŸ™‚

  5. Mashallah, nice write up and thanks for reminding us hadith.
    May Allah shower his love and blessing to us and about recipe, you are correct. Her hand ka magic is adding essence to your pic.
    Have a great weekend ahead!

    1. Barakallah feek rashida… πŸ™‚

  6. you are right after four months this holiday was a real treat. Ice cream is always welcome in hot dessert weather.looks yummy & sure would have tasted yummy too.

    1. thank you so much humi…

    1. thank you so much saranya…

  7. coffee and chocolate grt combination..:)after seeing the pic i was abt to ask you whether the pic was taken in the midst of 'adipidi' for ice cream:)

    1. hehe rani… everytime i take pics, some adipidi always happens… πŸ™‚

  8. Dessert Queen ….Is the word for you Rafeeda πŸ™‚
    All the desserts you make are mouth-watering !!!
    ShrutiRasoi

    1. i've to do justice to my name right, shruthi… πŸ˜‰ but no more, i am on an imposed ban now… πŸ™

  9. yummy….you too have problem while taking pic's as our little one's only prick our bowl that is getting pictured

    1. oh very much divya, all the time… πŸ™‚

  10. I wish I can enjoy more public holidays. There's always so much of cleaning to be done besides cooking and the rest. I can understand why the ice-cream was wiped out. Certainly a home made version and one as good as it looks will be all taken up.

    1. just like you say nava, once all that is done, the weekend and holidays are gone… πŸ™‚ thank you…

  11. Wow looks delicious Rafee ..:) thank you sharing and happy weekend πŸ™‚

    1. thank you so much rekha… πŸ™‚

  12. Omg, dont kill me like this, i want a huge bowl of this droolworthy icecream, coffee almond and chocolate chips who will resist to this combo.

    1. priya akka, u r making me feel guilty… i'l get you one bowl when you are around… πŸ™‚

  13. Rafee ice cream looks beautiful esp with little one's hand.

    1. thank you so much meena… πŸ™‚

  14. looks so delicious..loved it

    1. thank you so much gayathri…

  15. wow… this is so yum, i have seen your profile pic rafeeda, you have really cute gals..:) bless them…

    1. thank you so much preeti… πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

    1. thank you so much pramitha… πŸ™‚

  16. All my favorite flavors, your Ice cream looks wonderful. Thanks Rafeeda for sharing this beautiful Hadith!

    1. Thank u so much ambreen… πŸ™‚

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