Chocolate Crust for Ice Cream

Chocolate Crust Sauce This recipe, from this week’s Irish Times article, is a simple way of enjoying great quality chocolate and ice cream together. It is designed to form an unsweetened hard crust on ice cream, and I suggest vanilla, so you don’t have competing flavours. The butter is simply to make the chocolate less brittle…

Gourmet Chocolate Crust


  • 100g high quality, dark chocolate
  • 10g (2 teasp) unsalted butter

What to do:

  1. Melt the chocolate and butter together in a double boiler or microwave.
  2. Stir until fully combined.
  3. Pour over vanilla ice cream.


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2 thoughts on “Chocolate Crust for Ice Cream

  1. It was easy to make and tasted great. However pretty sure the scoop has to be fairly even and round for best consistency. I gouged out the ice cream with a spoon and the chocolate ran into the hollows and became a little glumpy.

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