Sick of those late night runs to the corner shop? We have the perfect solution – an Italian Ice-Cream recipe so simple you can make at home with a DéLonghi Ice-Cream maker… you’ll never buy ice-cream again!


  • 6 egg yolks

  • 3 cups (750ml) cream

  • 3/4 cup (65g) roasted coffee beans

  • 1 cup caster sugar

  • Chocolate coffee beans (to serve - optional)


  • 1.

    Begin by whisking the egg yolks and cream together in a heatproof bowl

  • 2.

    Add coffee beans and place bowl over a pan of simmering water on low heat for 10 minutes, stirring constantly, until thick enough to coat back of spoon

  • 3.

    Remove from heat, add sugar and stir until dissolved

  • 4.

    Place in an ice-cream maker – the II Gelataio Single Ice Cream Maker from DéLonghi has a 1.2L capacity, so plenty of room for this recipe!

  • 5.

    Place the chocolate coffee beans on top, and Buon Apetito, it’s ready to serve!

  • Tip:

  • 1.

    Try DéLonghi’s Family Value pack which has a delicious blend of 70% Arabica and 30% Robusta beans


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