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This complex-sounding ice cream treat is surprisingly simple to make.

Coffee Chocolate Ice Cream


  • 2 cups heavy cream, cold

  • 2 tablespoons instant coffee

  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream, hot

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup sweetened condensed milk

  • Caramel sauce

  • Chocolate sauce

  • Chocolate bar, broken into pieces

  • White chocolate chips


  1. Place cold heavy cream into a mixer bowl and whisk until stiff peaks form.

  2. In a separate small bowl, combine instant coffee and hot heavy cream and stir until dissolved. Pour the dissolved coffee and vanilla into the sweetened condensed milk and stir until well combined. Add about 1 cup of the whipped cream into the sweetened condensed milk mixture and fold gently.

  3. Pour the condensed milk over the remaining whipped cream and fold gently but thoroughly, keeping the whipped cream fluffy. Pour half of the ice cream mixture into an 8- or 9-inch glass or metal loaf pan. Drizzle the caramel and chocolate sauces on top and add the chocolate. Follow with the second half of the ice cream mixture and top with more caramel and chocolate.

  4. Cover the pan loosely with plastic wrap and place in the freezer for 4 to 6 hours, or overnight.

Coffee Chocolate Ice Cream




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- Coffee, caramel, chocolate chunk ice cream. The name says it all. This easy ice cream recipe is loaded with so much flavor. Let me show you how to make it. I'm going to start things with some cold, heavy cream. You want to make sure that it's cold so it whips up nicely in the mixer. I'm going to pour it into my mixer bowl, and then just whisk this until it's light and fluffy. I have my whipped cream ready. I'm going to set this aside and prepare my coffee. For my coffee, I'm going to pour my cream into a small bowl, and then add in the instant coffee. And then just stir that around until it's completely dissolved. And for this ice cream, I just wanted to combine all my favorite ice cream flavors into one. So I'm having my coffee in there, and then we're gonna add the caramel sauce, the chocolate. You have all those amazing flavors in every bite. And now it's time to put our ice cream together. I'm going to pour this dissolved coffee into the whipped cream. It's going to add lots of coffee flavor. And then I'm going to pour in some sweetened, condensed milk. I love this recipe 'cause it's an easy ice cream hack. You don't need an ice cream maker for this. You just assemble everything and place it into the freezer. Super easy and delicious. Grab my spatula, and just very gently fold everything together. And that's how easy this ice cream is. It requires so few ingredients, and once you taste it, you're gonna be in ice cream heaven. It tastes so good. You want to be patient here and take your time, so the ice cream retains all that lightness and airiness from the whipped cream. And now I'm going to pour this ice cream mixture into a glass loaf pan. I'm gonna fill the loaf pan about halfway, and now it's time to add our caramel and our chocolate. I'm going to drizzle some chocolate sauce over the top. A little bit of caramel sauce. Next, I'm going to add on some white chocolate chips. What I love about this recipe, is you can add your favorite candy bar in to the filling. Just chop it up into small bits. I like Snickers, Milky Ways, even Kit Kats will taste really great here. You can also add a little bit of fruitiness with fresh berries or maybe some fruit preserves, or for a little bit of crunchiness, add some salted nuts in there. I'm just gonna sprinkle that in. Perfect. Now, I'm building this ice cream in layers so when you're serving it and you're scooping some up, you have the caramel and the chocolate with every bite. Pour the rest of it over the top. And now for a final layer of caramel and chocolate. Drizzle that over the top. Sprinkle on some more chocolate on top. This ice cream is so elegant and beautiful, and if you serve it for some guests, they're really going to be impressed, but at the end of the day, I love making this for myself, 'cause I love enjoying all the amazing flavors in one scoop. And this ice cream is off to the freezer until it's all set. Now it's time to scoop it up. Grab a large scoop. Put some muscle into it. Scoop that on top. That looks just about right. And if you're a caramel and chocolate lover like me, you're gonna want to add some extra sauce on the top. So good. Whenever I have a craving for ice cream and coffee, this is my go-to dessert. This ice cream is creamy, dreamy, and delicious, and I love that it has just the right amount of coffee flavor. Try adding all your favorite ice cream toppings to make it your own. Time to indulge. Mmm.