Spiced Belgian Chocolate Gelato in Spaghetti Cups

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Spiced Belgian Chocolate Gelato in Spaghetti Cups


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :50 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 10 Min


Serves : 10
  • 1 3/4 cups heavy cream

  • 1/3 cup dutch process cocoa powder or special dark cocoa

  • 3/4 cup sugar

  • 1 3/4 cups milk

  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/8 teaspoon fine sea salt

  • 1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 2-3 teaspoons chilli powder adjust to taste

  • 150 gm spaghetti

  • 1/4 cup flaxseed gel (or 1 egg, lightly beaten)

  • 1/4 cup whole milk

  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar

  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour

  • 1 tbsp butter, melted

  • 1 tbsp sugar

  • 1 pinch salt


  • To make spicy chocolate icecream, Whisk together the cream, cocoa and sugar in a medium saucepan.
  • Warm the mixture over medium-high heat, whisking constantly until it comes to a full rolling boil (the mixture will foam up).
  • Remove from the heat before it overflows and immediately add the chocolate chips. Whisk until the chocolate has completely melted.
  • Stir in the milk, vanilla, salt, cinnamon and chilli powder.
  • Cover and refrigerate at least 5 hours, until thoroughly chilled.
  • To make base of cups, knead a semisoft dough with flour, butter, sugar and salt, by adding little water at a time.
  • Preheat oven to 160'C.
  • Roll out the dough as thin as possible and prick all over with a fork. cut in circles using large cookie cutter.
  • Place this dough sheet in outerside of baking cups by inverting it upside down. press it gently to make it even layer.
  • Boil spaghetti in boiling water until just tender and we are able to bend it.
  • Drain and wipe off any extra water by gently pressing between kitchen towels.
  • Coat spaghetti one by one by dipping them in flaxseed gel (or egg) and arrange it over the dough (already placed it over the cups).
  • Mix milk and sugar in a bowl.
  • Coat the spaghetti cups with milk mixture.
  • Place this cups upside down and bake it till golden brown, nearly 15-17 minutes. Once done, cool in wire racks.
  • To serve, scoop out chilled icecream and place it in spaghetti bowls. Dizzle with some chocolate sauce.