It’s National Coffee Ice Cream Day! This September 6, celebrate by indulging in your favorite coffee-flavored ice cream. We’ve got some great recipes for you to try, whether you prefer your ice cream smooth or chunky, with or without caffeine. So grab a spoon and dig in!
What is National Coffee Ice Cream Day?
National Coffee Ice Cream Day is a day to celebrate one of the most delicious and popular ice cream flavors – coffee! Coffee ice cream is made by combining coffee and milk or cream, and often has other flavorings added as well. It is usually a bit lighter in color than other ice cream flavors, and has a unique flavor that is both rich and refreshing.
On National Coffee Ice Cream Day, you can enjoy this delicious treat in a variety of ways. You can have it on its own, or top it with whipped cream, chocolate sauce, or even a shot of espresso. You can also use it to make other desserts, such as tiramisu or affogato. However you enjoy it, make sure to celebrate National Coffee Ice Cream Day with a scoop (or two!) of this delicious flavor.
The History of Coffee Ice Cream
Coffee ice cream has been around for centuries. It is believed to have originated in Italy, where it was made with coffee and cream. It became popular in the United States in the late 1800s. Around this time, ice cream shops began to add coffee to their menu.
In the early 1900s, coffee ice cream became even more popular. This was due to the invention of the ice cream sundae. The sundae was originally created with chocolate syrup and vanilla ice cream. However, soon people began to experiment with different flavors, including coffee.
Coffee ice cream continues to be a popular flavor today. It can be found in many ice cream shops and supermarkets. It is often served with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of chocolate chips.
How to Make Coffee Ice Cream
It’s National Coffee Ice Cream Day! Here’s how you can make your own coffee ice cream at home.
1 cup whole milk
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons instant coffee powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 egg yolks
1. Combine milk, cream, sugar, and coffee powder in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring frequently, until the mixture comes to a boil.
2. Remove the pan from the heat and add the vanilla extract. Stir to combine.
3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg yolks. Pour the hot milk mixture into the egg yolks, whisking continually.
4. Return the mixture to the saucepan and cook over low heat until it thickens and coats the back of a spoon.
5. Pour the mixture into a food processor and blend until smooth.
6. Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Serve topped with whipped cream and a dusting of coffee powder. Enjoy!
Recipes for Coffee Ice Cream
There are many delicious recipes for coffee ice cream. One simple recipe is to combine coffee and milk in a blender, then pour the mixture into an ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
For a richer flavor, you can make a coffee custard base by whisking together eggs, sugar, coffee, and milk. Then, pour the custard into an ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
If you want to add some extra flavor to your coffee ice cream, you can try adding chocolate or vanilla extract. You can also stir in some chopped nuts or chocolate chips. Whatever you choose, be sure to enjoy your National Coffee Ice Cream Day!
On National Coffee Ice Cream Day, we celebrate one of the best flavor combinations around – coffee and ice cream! This delicious treat is the perfect way to cool down on a hot summer day, or to enjoy a little pick-me-up any time of year. If you’re looking for a new favorite ice cream flavor, be sure to try coffee ice cream on September 6th.