Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Indulge in the refreshing and delightful flavors of homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. This frozen treat is a perfect blend of cool mint and rich chocolate, making it a favorite for both kids and adults. Whether it’s a sunny afternoon or a cozy winter evening, this ice cream never fails to spread smiles.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure peppermint extract
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • A few drops of green food coloring (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the heavy cream and granulated sugar. Whisk until the sugar is fully dissolved.
  2. Add the whole milk and peppermint extract to the mixture. Stir well to combine.
  3. If desired, add a few drops of green food coloring to achieve the classic mint hue.
  4. Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturer’s instructions until it reaches a soft-serve consistency.
  5. Gently fold in the chocolate chips, evenly distributing them throughout the ice cream.
  6. Transfer the ice cream to a lidded container, spreading it evenly. Cover the surface with parchment paper before sealing to prevent ice crystals from forming.
  7. Freeze the ice cream for at least 4 hours or until firm.
  8. Scoop into bowls or cones, and enjoy the minty, chocolatey goodness!

Prep time: 15 minutes | Churning time: 25 minutes | Freezing time: 4 hours

Yields: Approximately 1 quart

Cool off with the delightful combination of fresh mint flavor and rich chocolate in this homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream.

Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 220, Fat – 14g, Carbohydrates – 22g, Protein – 2g

Share the joy of creating your own ice cream flavors with friends and family. This Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream recipe is a gateway to crafting frozen desserts that bring happiness with every spoonful. Whether it’s a weekend project or a special occasion, this ice cream is sure to be a hit. Treat yourself to the perfect balance of minty freshness and chocolate indulgence!

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