Yes! To make ice cream without an ice cream maker
, pour the mixture into a frozen 13x9-in. dish after chilling it overnight. Cover and freeze for 30 minutes. Beat with a hand mixer until smooth and return to the freezer. Repeat the process, beating every 30 minutes until you reach your desired consistency.
How can you avoid rock-hard chocolate ice cream?
To avoid rock-hard ice cream, make sure you’re using enough sweeteners. Sugar and other sweeteners help prevent crystallization, so don’t try to cut any from your recipe. Here are more tips for how to make professional-quality ice cream
What mix-ins can you add to a chocolate ice cream recipe?
There's practically no limit to what you can mix into your homemade chocolate ice cream! Make rocky road ice cream with mini marshmallows and chopped nuts. Chop and freeze some peppermint patties
, then gently fold into the chocolate ice cream with some crushed chocolate mint cookies. Layer in ribbons of fudge sauce or chocolate syrup as you pack the ice cream, or add chopped up brownie bits and edible cookie dough
What do you serve with chocolate ice cream?
Serve chocolate ice cream with chocolate or salted caramel sauce
, or serve it between two chocolate chip cookies
to make an ice cream sandwich.
You can keep the ice cream in a container in the freezer for up to 3 months. To help stop ice crystals from forming, smooth out the top after scooping and return the ice cream promptly to the freezer. Find more of our