Red Bean and Chocolate Ice Cream

Cooking method:

Ninja™ CREAMi™
  • Prep time: 1h 10 mins
  • Total time: 25h 10 mins
  • Skill advanced
  • Serves 4 people

Red Bean and Chocolate Ice Cream

TIP: If your freezer is set to a very cold temperature, the ice cream may look crumbly. If this occurs, select RE-SPIN to process the mixture a little more if not adding mix-ins.

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Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy


Red Bean Paste

  • 8 ounces Azuki beans
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • enough water to cover beans by 2 inches

Ice Cream

  • 9 ounces red bean paste
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

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  • Step 1

    In a pressure cooker, add Azuki beans and cover with water by 2 inches. Cook on high pressure for 20 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Allow pressure to release naturally, remove lid, and pour beans through a strainer and discard any liquid.

  • Step 3

    In a blender, add beans and pulse on high until mixture is homogenous but chunky.

  • Step 4

    Return beans to pressure cooker and add sugar.

  • Step 5

    Sauté on low/medium setting until beans reduce and thicken. When a wooden spoon swiped through the center of the mixture reveals the bottom of the pot for one second, the paste is done.

  • Step 6

    In a medium saucepan, add sugar and milk. Whisk to combine.

  • Step 7

    Place saucepan on stove over medium heat and cook until sugar is dissolved.

  • Step 8

    Add red bean paste.

  • Step 9

    Pour base into an empty CREAMi™ Pint. Place pint into an ice bath. Once cooled, place storage lid on pint and freeze for 24 hours.

  • Step 10

    Remove pint from freezer and remove lid from pint. Place pint in outer bowl, install Creamerizer™ Paddle onto outer bowl lid, and lock the lid assembly on the outer bowl. Place bowl assembly on motor base and twist the handle right to raise the platform and lock in place.

  • Step 11

    Select ICE CREAM.

  • Step 12

    When processing is complete, remove ice cream from pint and serve immediately.