Recipe: No-Churn Coffee Ice Cream Pie

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WAUSAU, Wis., (WSAW)-- July is National Ice Cream Month and to celebrate the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board shared a summer ice cream pie featuring mascarpone.

Ice cream desserts are a summer must-have. Whether it’s on a stick, in a bowl or a brownie-crusted pie, you’ll Beth Schaefer says you’ll scream for this homemade ice cream treat.

NO-CHURN COFFEE ICE CREAM PIE
INGREDIENTS:

BROWNIE
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, cubed 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped 1 tablespoon instant coffee granules 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 2/ 3 cup all-purpose flour

ICE CREAM
2 cups heavy whipping cream 2 tablespoons instant coffee granules 1 tablespoon hot water 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk 1 container (8 ounces) Wisconsin mascarpone cheese 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Sweetened whipped cream, coffee beans and melted chocolate, optional

DIRECTIONS:

BROWNIE Heat oven to 350°F. Line bottom of a 9-inch springform pan with parchment paper; grease the pan and paper. Set aside. Melt butter and chocolate in a large microwave-safe bowl. Heat in 20-second intervals in the microwave; stir between intervals until smooth. Whisk in coffee granules until dissolved. Stir in sugar, vanilla and salt. Add eggs one at a time, beat well after each addition. Gradually add flour to chocolate mixture; stir just until combined. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 18–22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center has moist crumbs (do not overbake). Cool completely on a wire rack.

ICE CREAM Beat cream in a large bowl until stiff peaks form, take care not to overbeat. Combine the coffee granules and hot water in a small bowl; stir to dissolve granules. Beat the condensed milk, mascarpone cheese, vanilla and coffee in a separate large bowl until smooth. Fold whipped cream into the condensed milk mixture. Pour ice cream mixture on top of brownie; smooth with a spatula. Freeze until firm, at least 6 hours or overnight. Remove from freezer 10 minutes before serving. Garnish with sweetened whipped cream, coffee beans and melted chocolate if desired.