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Dark chocolate fudge ice cream cone
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4 from 1 vote

Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

Prep Time20 minutes
Chill Time6 hours
Course: Dessert
Keyword: Ice Cream


  • Ice Cream Maker


  • 1 cup Whipping Cream
  • 2 cups 2% Milk divided
  • 4 tablespoons Unsweetened Baking Cocoa heaping
  • 6 oz 60% or darker chocolate chips 1 cup
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 5 Egg Yolks
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla


  • In a medium pot, heat cream and unsweetened cocoa over medium heat, whisking until well combined.
  • When edges begin to bubble, remove from heat and add chocolate chips.
  • Let them sit for a few minutes to melt, then stir until smooth.
  • Whisk in one cup of milk. Pour mixture into a large bowl and set aside.
  • Heat remaining cup of milk, sugar, and salt in a medium pot over medium heat, stirring until combined.
  • While that continues to heat, separate 5 eggs, discarding whites. Whisk yolks.
  • Pour all the eggs back into the warm milk, whisking well.
  • Continue to heat mixture until it starts to thicken. When it's thick enough to coat a metal spoon, remove from heat and pour milk/egg mixture over the chocolate mixture.
  • Add vanilla and stir until completely combined.
  • Cover mixture and chill in the fridge for 5-6 hours until cold.
  • Freeze according to ice cream maker instructions.