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This mint chocolate chip ice cream recipe is so delicious! Make this healthy dessert recipe to satisfy your chocolate cravings.
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Fresh Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

This fresh mint chocolate chip ice cream is a delicious, refreshing vegan dessert.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Ice Cream
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Chill Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 360kcal
Cost $1.01 per serving

Ingredients

Ice Cream

  • 15 ounce can full fat coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup packed mint leaves coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Chocolate Chips & Sauce

  • 2 tbs coconut oil
  • 2 tbs cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 tbs maple syrup

Instructions

  • In a medium pot, heat the coconut milk, mint leaves, maple syrup, and vanilla until hot but not boiling. Remove from heat and let it sit for 1-2 hours. The mint flavor will taste stronger as time passes, so taste it periodically to see when it’s just right for your taste.
  • Strain the mixture through a fine mesh sieve to remove the mint leaves.
  • Transfer the ice cream mixture to your ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • To make the chocolate chips, combine the melted coconut oil, cocoa powder, and syrup. Place in the refrigerator to solidify, and then break it into small chunks. Add 3/4 of the chocolate chunks to the ice cream during the last minute of churning.
  • Place the churned ice cream in a shallow airtight container and freeze for 2 to 3 hours. Homemade ice cream tastes best the day it’s made. It loses its creaminess by the second day, but it still tastes yummy. (Note: You can also make this without an ice cream maker by simply freezing the mixture after straining.)
  • When ready to serve, melt the remaining chocolate chunks and pour the sauce over the ice cream in individual serving bowls.

Nutrition

Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 366mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 239IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 4mg