Desserts & Baking

French vanilla ice cream with chunky chocolate brownie sauce

10 minutes
3 to 5 minutes
Wine/Spirit Pairing
JC le Roux Le Domaine Sparkling Wine

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  • For the French vanilla ice cream:
  • 8 large free-range eggs
  • 600 g demerara sugar
  • 8 cups low-fat whipping cream
  • 4 cups low-fat milk
  • 6 t vanilla extract
  • 2 vanilla pods, split and seeds scraped
  • 5 chocolate brownies, broken into chunks
  • 200 g Nutella chocolate spread, slightly melted

To make the French vanilla ice cream, whisk the eggs until light and fluffy.

Whisk in the sugar, a little at a time, and continue whisking until completely blended.

Add the cream, milk and vanilla extract and seeds and whisk to blend.

Churn in an ice cream-maker according to the manufacturers instructions.

Remove from the freezer 5 minutes before serving.

Divide the brownie chunks among four bowls.

Top with scoops of French vanilla ice cream and a generous coating of melted Nutella.

Cook's note: Make your own brownie chunks with our delicious brownie cake recipe.

Abigail Donnelly

Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly

Nothing excites Woolworths TASTE's Food Director quite as much as the challenge of dreaming up recipes with innovative new foods – or the thrill of creating deliciousness on a plate with the humblest of ingredients. With Abi by your side, you’ll be a cooking expert in no time at all.

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  • Sue Warner
    22 September 2022

    Is it safe to eat the raw eggs?

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