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best mint chocolate chip ice cream

Best Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream


  • Author: Katherine
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 1 pint 1x

Description

This is the BEST mint chocolate chip ice cream! It’s a fresh mint ice cream recipe made without an ice cream maker, with REAL mint and chunks of chocolate!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 1/4 cups heavy cream, divided
  • 1 small bunch fresh mint leaves, large stems removed
  • 5 oz chopped dark chocolate, divided
  • 1 300 mL can sweetened condensed milk
  • 12 drops green food colouring (if desired)

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, warm 2 cups of the heavy cream until beginning to steam. Remove from heat, add all of mint leaves, cover and steep for 2 hours. After 2 hours, pour the cream through a strainer, discarding the leaves and refrigerating the cream until cold.
  2. Place 1 oz of the chopped chocolate in a heat-safe bowl. In a small saucepan, heat the remaining 1/4 cup heavy cream until beginning to steam. Remove from heat, and pour over the chopped chocolate. Allow the mixture to sit for a full minute before stirring with a spoon until all of the chocolate is melted and combined with the cream. Allow the ganache to cool slightly before preparing the ice cream.
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, or using an electric mixer, beat the cold, steeped cream until stiff peaks begin to form. Using a spatula, fold in the can of condensed milk, along with the remaining 4 oz of chopped chocolate and food colouring (if using) until combined. Layer half of the ice cream mixture into a freezer-safe container (I always use a standard sized loaf pan). Drop half of the ganache by spoonfuls on top of the ice cream and swirl it around with a spoon. Repeat with the remaining ice cream and ganache.
  4. Freeze the ice cream for 5-6 hours before serving.

Ice cream will continue to harden over time. It will keep in the freezer for up to 2 weeks. I usually like to transfer my ice cream after a day into a freezer-safe container with a lid.

  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No-Churn

Keywords: mint chocolate chip ice cream recipe // recipes for mint leaves // fresh mint ice cream no eggs

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