Everyone loves ice cream, especially when it’s made with chocolate! Chocolate ice cream is creamy, decadent and one of the most pleasurable desserts out there. From classic chocolate ice cream to innovative new flavors, we’ve compiled 19 of the best chocolate ice cream recipes around that you’ll be sure to love.
Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy recipe, a fancy gourmet ice cream, or something in between, you’ll find it all here. Have fun experimenting with different chocolate concoctions — add crushed Oreos, marshmallows and more for a unique twist.
So grab your ice cream scoop and get ready for a chocolatey treat!
Curly Girl Kitchen
Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream
This easy, no churn recipe for chocolate peppermint ice cream is creamy and smooth, with cool crunchy peppermint bits and rich dark chocolate chunks.
Make your own homemade cookies and cream ice cream with this easy and delicious recipe. This recipe features a rich chocolate ice cream base, crunchy Oreo cookie pieces, and creamy cream cheese for a decadently flavorful treat. Perfect for any occasion, this ice cream is sure to be a hit with everyo...
Everyone’s favorite summertime dessert gets an extra fun kick with this chocolate-amaretto ice cream! An ultra creamy, luscious chocolate ice cream base is elevated with rich Italian amaretto liqueur to make one unforgettable treat. After one bite, you’ll never need another chocolate ice cream recip...
Rich, ultra-creamy, and chocolatey, this is the best homemade chocolate ice cream recipe ever! It's easy to make with only 7 ingredients , has a rich chocolate flavor, and is just as good as any ice cream shop!
Indulge in the rich, velvety taste of this homemade chocolate ice cream packed with luscious brownie chunks and semisweet chocolate. No ice cream maker required, making it a cinch to whip up for your family or guests.
adapted from Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones
This is hands down, my favorite from-scratch chocolate ice cream . Also If you're feeling a bit adventurous, a drizzle of fruity olive oil with a tiny sprinkling of sea salt over the top of a scoop of this is AHMAAZING. John doesn't care for it, but I love...
This vegan chocolate ice cream has a rich, dark chocolate flavor and maintains a soft texture thanks to crème de cacao. Even if you aren’t vegan, you’ll love this ice cream! Feel free to substitute a different alcohol for the whiskey — but don’t skip it: the alcohol is necessary to avoid an icy fina...
Adapted from Bravetart: Iconic American Desserts by Stella Parks
I made this a few times, and the second, I didn't strain the chocolate as I didn't find the need to. Hence the photos in the post of straining both the chocolate, and the custard.
The alcohol helps keep the ice cream from freezi...
Extra creamy chocolate ice cream speckled with thick sunflower butter “shale” is a very close, allergy friendly copy of Baskin Robbins Peanut Butter and Chocolate ice cream. Those without nut allergies may substitute creamy peanut butter with good results.
Creamy 3-Ingredient, No Churn Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe
This recipe is made to be a little less sweet than most traditional recipes, as it only uses about 1/4 the amount of sweetened condensed milk when compares to most recipes out there. You'll get plenty of sugar-rush from the chocolate syrup, but if you've got a sweet tooth, then add a little more swe...
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this decadent Dark Chocolate Orange Ice Cream! Creamy and rich, this vegan treat is made with a few simple ingredients and perfect for a summertime treat. Get ready to enjoy the perfect combination of dark chocolate and orange flavor in this irresistible dessert!