Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
3 hrs 30 mins

delicious and refreshing mint chocolate chip ice cream!

Course: Ice Cream
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ice cream
Servings: 2 pints
Calories: 1798 kcal
Author: Kellie
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup loosely packed mint leaves no stems
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 5 large egg yolks
  • 4 ounces good quality semi-sweet chocolate cut into small chips
  1. In a large saucepan, add the milk, cream and mint. Bring the mixture to a simmer over med-low heat and then turn the heat off. Let the mixture steep for 20 minutes at room temperature.
  2. Strain the mixture through a fine mesh sieve into a bowl and return to the saucepan. Add 3/4 cup of the sugar and bring to a simmer, whisking occasionally to dissolve the sugar.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk the remaining sugar and egg yolks until the mixture is slightly thickened and light in color. Slowly, add 1/4 cup of the milk mixture to the eggs while whisking constantly. Continue adding the milk to the egg mixture 1/4 cup at a time until all the ingredients are combined.
  4. Prepare and ice bath in a large bowl and place a medium bowl in the ice bath. Place a fine mesh stainer over the bowl.
  5. Transfer the cream mixture to a large saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly and scraping the bottom and sides with a heatproof spatula until the custard thickens enough to coat the back of a spoon. Strain the custard into the bowl and allow to cool.
  6. Refrigerate the custard until cold or overnight.
  7. Pour the custard into the freezer can of an electric ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions. When the ice cream is the consistency of soft serve, add the chocolate chips and allow to blend. Transfer to an airtight storage container and freeze.
Nutrition Facts
Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 1798 Calories from Fat 1089
% Daily Value*
Fat 121g186%
Saturated Fat 71g444%
Cholesterol 847mg282%
Sodium 261mg11%
Potassium 645mg18%
Carbohydrates 161g54%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 148g164%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 5385IU108%
Vitamin C 6.8mg8%
Calcium 595mg60%
Iron 2.8mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.