black walnut ice cream with dark chocolate

the best black walnut ice cream recipe

This black walnut ice cream is lusciously smooth and packed with nutty flavor. Maple syrup, vanilla and dark chocolate round out the recipe!


  • 1 1/2 cups plus 2 tbsp black walnuts, chopped, divided
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 8 large egg yolks
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped bittersweet chocolate


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spread all of the walnuts on a baking sheet. Bake until fragrant and toasted, 5 to 6 minutes. Set aside.



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