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This homemade dark chocolate fudge ice cream is amazing! It's rich and creamy and better than anything you can get at the grocery store. Click through for the step by step video that makes it easy to follow the recipe.
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4 from 1 vote

Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

Prep Time20 mins
Chill Time6 hrs
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.