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Chipotle Adobo Chocolate Pecan Ice Cream |

Chipotle Adobo Chocolate Pecan Ice Cream

  • Author: by Mary
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 1 quart 1x


Units Scale
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 chipotle in adobo sauce, finely minced
  • 2 tsp adobo sauce
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream or 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup pecans, toasted


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the chocolate into the milk. Once the chocolate is completely melted, add the chipotle, very finely minced, and the adobo sauce. Remove from heat and let cool.
  2. Add the eggs to a mixing bowl, and mix on high with the whisk attachment until light and frothy — about 2 minutes. Gradually add the sugar, while still mixing.
  3. Add the cream, vanilla, and salt, and whisk to combine. Add the cooled chocolate mixture, mix well, cover, and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
  4. When totally chilled, follow your ice cream maker instructions to make into ice cream, adding the pecans at the end. Pour into your ice cream container and freeze for 3 hours before serving.