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4 from 2 votes

Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

Chocolate Ice Cream is a classic favorite! Get this easy to make homemade Chocolate Ice Cream recipe that will become a family-favorite recipe.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 2 quarts
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup milk chocolate melted
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate at least 72% cacao, melted
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dark or milk chocolate optional

Instructions

  • Place dark chocolate and milk chocolate into a microwave safe bowl. Melt at 20 second intervals at 80% power in the microwave until able to stir the chocolate until smooth. Be careful not to overheat. Set aside and allow to cool.
  • Combine whipping cream, milk, and cream cheese, mixing until smooth. Mix in sugar, cocoa powder, melted chocolate from earlier, and vanilla. If using optional chocolate pieces, stir them in as well.
  • Pour into ice cream maker container and make according to ice cream maker directions.
  • Once ice cream has churned, remove from the ice cream maker container and serve immediately as soft serve or place in an airtight container in the freezer for 1 hour to overnight for a firmer ice cream.