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The Very Best Simple Chocolate Ice Cream
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
6 hrs
Total Time
6 hrs 20 mins

Simple and delicious, what more can you ask for?

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate ice cream, easy dessert, simple ice cream
Servings: 8
Calories: 690 kcal
  • 1 14- oz. can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups cold heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla optional
  • 1 cup chocolate syrup
  • 2 king size chocolate candy bars, broken into bits optional
  • 6 crushed Oreos optional
  • 6 ounces chocolate chips optional
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts optional
  1. With a mixer, beat heavy whipping cream until thick. Fold a cup of it into a bowl with the sweetened condensed milk, add chocolate syrup and optional vanilla and mix until smooth.
  2. Pour sweetened condensed milk/whipping cream mixture back into the bowl with the heavy whipping cream and fold together until smooth and creamy.
  3. Next, pour half of the ice cream into a freezer safe container. Add half of the mix-in of your choice (if any), and use a spoon or a knife to swirl the mix-in together with the ice cream (optional).

  4. Top with remaining ice cream, and then top that with the remaining mix-in.

  5. Freeze for 5-6 hours or overnight. When it is time to serve, remove from freezer and let sit on the counter to soften for 5-10 minutes prior to serving.
Nutrition Facts
The Very Best Simple Chocolate Ice Cream
Amount Per Serving
Calories 690 Calories from Fat 351
% Daily Value*
Fat 39g60%
Saturated Fat 22g138%
Cholesterol 103mg34%
Sodium 174mg8%
Potassium 382mg11%
Carbohydrates 81g27%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 68g76%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 1064IU21%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 227mg23%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.