This irresistibly sweet ice cream recipe is perfect for any sweet-toothed chef.

  • Serves: 6 people
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
    • British
    • Vegetarian

    Homemade Fudge & Raisin Ice Cream

    Recipe Information

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    35mls brandy

    75g raisins

    125g caster sugar

    75ml cold water

    4 medium egg yolks

    1 tub double cream very lightly whipped

    1x 150g pack fudge, broken up with your fingers lightly


    The day before place the brandy and raisins together and leave to soak.

    Place the caster sugar and water in a pan and bring to the boil.

    Once boiling, leave to rapidly boil for 5 minutes, bang on, no more, no less.

    Place the egg yolks into a mixing bowl, and once the sugar and water have been boiling for 2 minutes, set the electric whisk to medium speed.

    At 5 minutes, take the sugar and water off the stove, turn the electric whisk up to full speed, and pour onto the egg yolks.

    Whisk until thick, foamy and cold.

    Strain off the raisins and add the brandy to the cream and whip until thick and creamy.

    Remove the egg yolk mixture from the electric whisk, scrape off the whisk.

    Add the chopped fudge and the soaked raisins.

    Spoon in the lightly whipped cream, then, freeze overnight.

    Serve scooped out into glasses and serve.

    You may need to leave for 5-10 minutes to soften slightly, before serving.

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