September 6th is National Coffee Ice Cream Day! Celebrate with this easy recipe, courtesy of NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto!

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Café Au Lait Ice Cream


  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto Café Au Lait capsule, brewed according to package directions (6.1 fl. oz.)
  • 1/3 cup NESTLÉ Toll House Dark Chocolate Morsels, chopped (optional)



  • HEAT milk and heavy cream in medium saucepan over medium heat just until hot (do not boil). Remove from heat.
  • BEAT egg yolks, sugar and salt in large mixer bowl until well combined. Very slowly beat in the milk mixture until combined.
  • POUR mixture back into saucepan; heat over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until the mixture reaches 160° F. This should take about 12 minutes. Do not boil. Stir in coffee. Place mixture in refrigerator for 1 hour or until cool.
  • POUR mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer’s directions. During the last few minutes of churning, add the chopped morsels.
  •  SERVE immediately for a soft-serve texture or transfer to a covered container and freeze for a firmer texture.

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