Dark Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

Dark Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

How To Make Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

This homemade dark chocolate ice cream is smooth and creamy with a stronger flavor. Serve this rich dessert pool-side on a hot summer day!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 2cupswhole milk
  • 4tspcornstarch
  • 1cupheavy cream
  • ½cupsugar
  • 2tbsplight corn syrup
  • ¼tspkosher salt
  • 3tbspcream cheese,softened
  • ½cupunsweetened cocoa
  • ½cupbrewed coffee
  • ½cupsugar
  • ozbittersweet chocolate
  • 3ozbittersweet chocolate,melted


  1. Combine ¼ cup of milk and cornstarch in a small bowl.

  2. In a saucepan, mix the remaining milk, cream, homemade corn syrup, sugar and salt. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium high heat.

  3. Cook for 4 minutes, then pour in the milk and cornstarch mixture.

  4. Cook for an additional 2 minutes until thickened.

  5. Put the cream cheese in a bowl, then pour in a half cup of the hot milk into it. Let sit for 10 to 15 seconds, then whisk it together until completely smooth.

Chocolate Sauce:

  1. Place the cocoa, coffee, and sugar into a saucepan, then bring to a boil over high heat. Cook for 30 seconds.

  2. Stir in the 1½ ounces of bittersweet chocolate, then stir until completely smooth.

  3. Combine the chocolate sauce with the ice cream base.

  4. Place the mixture into the refrigerator to cool.

  5. When the mixture is cold, pour it into the ice cream maker and churn.

  6. Once the mixture has started to freeze a little, after 10 minutes or so, pour in the melted chocolate in a thin pour.

  7. Serve cold, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 364.79kcal
  • Fat: 20.39g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.30g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.98g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.78g
  • Carbohydrates: 47.72g
  • Fiber: 2.94g
  • Sugar: 42.04g
  • Protein: 4.60g
  • Cholesterol: 52.84mg
  • Sodium: 123.13mg
  • Calcium: 106.90mg
  • Potassium: 258.32mg
  • Iron: 1.31mg
  • Vitamin A: 170.23µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.18mg
Indulge in this decadent Dark Chocolate Ice Cream recipe and let us know how it turned out in the Baking and Desserts forum!

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