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Homemade Dark Chocolate Ice Cream


This simple chocolate ice cream recipe will please chocolate lovers. The simple recipe for chocolate ice cream can be made all year. Chocolate ice cream isn’t just delicious in summer. We’ll show you how to make it step-by-step.

Ice cream toppings

You can serve it as a dessert in different ways. Try it with a delicious vanilla sauce, our hazelnut caramel praline or fresh berries. Mixed with milk in a food processor, the tasty chocolate ice cream becomes a great milkshake.


You can choose the type of chocolate you want to use. Try also milk chocolate or white chocolate.

Cones for your chocolate ice cream

Serve the homemade icey joy in cones as you like. You can use fancy glasses, cocktail glasses or classic ice cream cones.

Stone pots are nice to serve your homemade choco ice cream in, as well as classic cones or glasses

Making the dark chocolate ice cream without an ice cream maker

Either you can use an ice-cream maker to make delicious chocolate ice-cream, or you can make it manually. It’s not as difficult as you might think. You just need to stir the ice cream frequently during freezing.

  1. Place the ice cream mixture in a freezer-safe container.
  2. Stir the mixture every 30 minutes until it becomes fully frozen. This will take approximately 4 hours.Let the dark chocolate ice-cream cool in the freezer for at least 15 minutes before serving. It should be at the right consistency.

You like Ice Cream? Then try also our vanilla ice cream, the ultimate slushy, our fruity blueberry lime gelato or the raspberry sorbet.


Extra rich Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • Cooking pot
  • Whisk


  • 500 ml milk full cream
  • 165 ml whipping cream
  • 40 g dark chocolate min. 65% cacao
  • 160 g caster sugar (powdered sugar)
  • 50 g cocoa powder (unsweetened)
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt


  • Heat the milk, pepper, cinnamon, rich cream and dark chocolate in a saucepan. Stir until it reaches boiling point. Once the chocolate is melted, stir and then let cool to the side.
  • Combine the sugar, egg white and cocoa powder in a large bowl.
  • Mix the milk mixture well and continue to whisk until it becomes thick and creamy. The goal is to get a shiny, thick mixture.
  • In an ice cream maker
  • Place the chocolate ice-cream mixture in an ice-cream maker and churn to your desired consistency.
  • Without an ice cream maker
  • Place the ice cream mixture in a freezer-safe container.
  • Stir the mixture every 30 minutes until it becomes fully frozen. This will take approximately 4 hours.
Nutrition 1 serving
Serving: 1servingCalories: 311kcalCarbohydrates: 39gProtein: 6gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 46mgSodium: 65mgPotassium: 314mgFiber: 4gSugar: 32gVitamin A: 542IUCalcium: 129mgIron: 2mg

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