Dark Chocolate Gelato with Peperoncino and Cinnamon

AuthorAlyssa Saltzman
RatingDifficultyIntermediate

A fun and adventurous gelato recipe with dark chocolate and peperoncino

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Yields8 Servings
Prep Time40 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time1 hr

Ingredients for Gelato
 5 oz bittersweet dark chocolate
 7 oz milk
 7 oz heavy cream
 4.50 oz sugar
 ¼ tsp peperoncino or cayenne pepper
 ½ tsp ground cinnamon
Ingredients for Topping
 1 cup whipped heavy cream
 5 tsp powdered sugar
 2 tbsp unsweetened espresso

Directions
1

Chop the chocolate into pieces about the size of commercial chocolate chips

2

Heat the milk (200 ml / 7 oz) and sugar (125 gr / 4.5oz) in a medium sized saucepan until sugar is dissolved. Do not boil.

3

Over very low heat, stir the chopped chocolate into the hot milk/sugar mixture.

4

Whisk continuously until all the chocolate is melted and you have a smooth shiny mixture

5

Off the heat, whisk in the heavy cream (200 ml / 7 oz) and the crushed chili pepper powder.

6

Refrigerate until cool

7

When cool, pour mixture into your gelato machine and follow the instructions for your particular machine.

8

Whip the cream, stir in the powdered sugar and espresso

Ingredients

Ingredients for Gelato
 5 oz bittersweet dark chocolate
 7 oz milk
 7 oz heavy cream
 4.50 oz sugar
 ¼ tsp peperoncino or cayenne pepper
 ½ tsp ground cinnamon
Ingredients for Topping
 1 cup whipped heavy cream
 5 tsp powdered sugar
 2 tbsp unsweetened espresso

Directions

Directions
1

Chop the chocolate into pieces about the size of commercial chocolate chips

2

Heat the milk (200 ml / 7 oz) and sugar (125 gr / 4.5oz) in a medium sized saucepan until sugar is dissolved. Do not boil.

3

Over very low heat, stir the chopped chocolate into the hot milk/sugar mixture.

4

Whisk continuously until all the chocolate is melted and you have a smooth shiny mixture

5

Off the heat, whisk in the heavy cream (200 ml / 7 oz) and the crushed chili pepper powder.

6

Refrigerate until cool

7

When cool, pour mixture into your gelato machine and follow the instructions for your particular machine.

8

Whip the cream, stir in the powdered sugar and espresso

Dark Chocolate Gelato with Peperoncino and Cinnamon