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5 from 2 votes

Malted Milk Chocolate Ice Cream with Mini Cadbury Eggs

The earthy sweetness of malted milk powder combined with milk chocolate ice cream base with chopped mini Cadbury eggs.  

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate ice cream, easter egg candy, malted milk chocolate ice cream, malted milk powder
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
chill time 2 hours
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 210 kcal
Author Janet Barton


Ice Cream Base

  • 6 egg yolks large
  • 6 ounces milk chocolate finely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 2/3 cup malted milk powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup Mini Cadbury eggs coarsely chopped


Make the base

  1. In a medium heatproof bowl, whisk the yolks. Put the chopped milk chocolate in another medium heatproof bowl and set both bowls aside.

  2. IN a heavy saucepan, whisk together the cream, milk, malted milk powder, and salt and place the pan over medium heat.  When the mixture is to a low simmer, reduce the heat to low.  

  3. Carefully scoop out about 1/2 cup of the hot cream mixture and add to the egg yolks whisking constantly.  Repeat, adding another 1/2 cup of the hot cream to the bowl of egg yolks.  Repeat until 1/2 of the cream mixture has been added to the egg yolks.  Return the egg yolk mixture back into the pan with the remaining cream mixture stirring with a silicone or wooden spoon constantly until the mixture begins to thicken and coats the back of the spoon.  It should hold a clear path on the back of the spoon when you run your finger across the spoon.  

  4. Pour the hot cream mixture into the bowl of chopped milk chocolate.  Whisk until smooth.

  5. Strain the base through a fine-mesh strainer into a clean container.  Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate base mixture at least 2 hours.  I like to chill overnight.

Freeze the Ice Cream

  1. Freeze in an ice cream machine according to the manufacturer's instructions.  While the ice cream is churning, put the container you'll use to store the ice cream into the freezer.  During the last few minutes of churning add the chopped mini Cadbury eggs.  Serve right away or store in the freezer.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Malted Milk Chocolate Ice Cream with Mini Cadbury Eggs
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 210 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 151mg50%
Sodium 138mg6%
Potassium 196mg6%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 250IU5%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 89mg9%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.