Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream & Dessert Book by Ben CohenBen & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream & Dessert Book by Ben Cohen

Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream & Dessert Book

byBen Cohen, Jerry Greenfield, Nancy Stevens

Paperback | January 5, 1987

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With little skill, surprisingly few ingredients, and even the most unsophisticated of ice-cream makers, you can make the scrumptious ice creams that have made Ben & Jerry's an American legend.

Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream & Dessert Book tells fans the story behind the company and the two men who built it-from their first meeting in 7th-grade gym class (they were already the two widest kids on the field) to their "graduation" from a $5.00 ice-cream-making correspondence course to their first ice-cream shop in a renovated gas station.

But the best part comes next. Dastardly Mash, featuring nuts, raisins, and hunks of chocolate. The celebrated Heath Bar Crunch. New York Super Fudge Chunk. Oreo Mint. In addition to Ben & Jerry's 11 greatest hits, here are recipes for ice creams made with fresh fruit, with chocolate, with candies and cookies, and recipes for sorbets, sundaes, and baked goods.

Ben Cohen has been a Pinkerton Guard, a garbage man, and a short-order cook. He began seriously testing ice-cream flavors at the age of five.Jerry Greenfield has worked as a lab technician. He is glad he was not admitted to medical school.Nancy Stevens is a magazine and newspaper writer who has been published in the Saturday Review, th...
Title:Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream & Dessert BookFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:128 pages, 7.75 × 7 × 0.44 inShipping dimensions:7.75 × 7 × 0.44 inPublished:January 5, 1987Publisher:Workman Publishing CoLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0894803123

ISBN - 13:9780894803123


Rated 2 out of 5 by from Just Okay If you have an aversion in eating ice cream made with raw eggs then this ice cream recipe book may be for you. I received this book as a present but cannot make it because the eggs are uncooked in these recipes. I'm used to making the custard for the ice cream base. I'm hesitate in recommending this book.
Date published: 2018-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy recipes that are delicious! We bought this book on recommendation of a friend. We had an ice cream maker for almost a year and hardly used it as we found other recipes were complicated and was a 2 day process. The basic recipe in this book is easy and you can eat soft serve ice cream in 40 minutes. We have tried some of the other recipes in the book and they have all been a hit. We are not longer buying store bought ice cream, we make our own and play with the recipe adding our own ingredients. It's been fun and we now use our ice cream maker.
Date published: 2014-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great classic After using other books many calling for a lot of eggs. Like 5. I tried this one. And what can I say amazing. If you are a safety asshat then this one may not be for you as it calls for raw egg. All i can say is amazing ice-cream!!!
Date published: 2011-08-09

Read from the Book

Ben's Chocolate Ben's Chocolate Ice Cream is about as rich as they come. The pinch of salt helps to bring out the chocolate flavor. 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate 1 cup milk 2 large eggs 1 cup sugar 1 cup heavy or whipping cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 pinch salt 1. Melt the unsweetened chocolate in the top of a double boiler over hot, not boiling, water. Gradually whisk in the milk and heat, stirring constantly, until smooth. Remove from the heat and let cool. 2. Whisk the eggs in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy, 1 to 2 minutes. Whisk in the sugar, a little at a time, then continue whisking until completely blended, about 1 minute more. Add the cream, vanilla, and salt and whisk to blend. 3. Pour the chocolate mixture into the cream mixture and blend. Cover and refrigerate until cold, about 1 to 3 hours, depending on your refrigerator. 4. Transfer the mixture to an ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions. Makes 1 quart.

Table of Contents

Our Story by Ben

Ice Cream Theory by Jerry


Sweet Cream Bases

11 Greatest Hits

Chocolate Ice Creams

Fruit Flavors

Downtown Specials

Cookies and Candies


The Bakery

Sundaes and Concoctions




From Our Editors

Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream & Dessert Book offers fans more than 90 recipes that are easy to make with even an unsophisticated ice-cream maker. The book is spiced with bright, quirky illustrations in full color