Dark Chocolate and Cinnamon Frozen Custard

This is a gourmet blend of smooth and creamy dark chocolate frozen custard with cinnamon. Garnish with an extra sprinkle of cinnamon and a piece of dark chocolate on top.

Original recipe makes 8 servings


2 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup milk
3/4 cup white sugar
2 tablespoons unsweetened dark cocoa powder
1 ounce high-quality dark chocolate (85%), finely chopped
5 egg yolks
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, plus more for dusting

  • PREP

    30 mins

  • COOK

    5 mins


    6 hrs 35 mins


  1. Whisk cream, milk, sugar, and cocoa powder in a saucepan over medium heat until the mixture is thoroughly combined and the sugar has dissolved. Bring almost to a simmer and stir in dark chocolate until melted. Whisk egg yolks into the cream mixture and cook until batter is slightly thickened, 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to a container, cover, and refrigerate until chilled, at least 6 hours.
  2. Stir cinnamon into chilled custard batter and freeze in an ice cream machine following manufacturer’s instructions. Sprinkle frozen custard with more cinnamon to serve.


Calories: 393 kcal
Carbohydrates: 25.1 g
Cholesterol: 231 mg
Fat: 31.9 g
Fiber: 0.9 g
Protein: 4.2 g
Sodium: 40 mg