Homemade Mocha Chip Ice Cream

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Me and coffee…peanut butter n jelly, mac to the cheese, ants to a picnic, butter to the biscuit (hey that rhymes)….that’s right…we just go together. I just need one hearty cup in the morning…and I am good to go…but I really LOVE that one cup. Oh it is pure nectar. So you KNOW I love this ice cream. We tested this Mocha chip ice cream recently in our new ice cream maker. It is creamy, intense, sweet….and has that coffee goodness! Perfect! It is really easy to make and firms up nicely in the freezer. I would compare the consistency to a lovely  gelato. A really sweet way to end a summer meal. mocha

(yes, my hand mixer has seen a better day…it landed on a hot stove a few years back…nice huh :)

Mix together the milk, granulated sugar, 2 packets instant coffee, and cocoa until dissolved, about 1 – 2 minutes on low speed. Stir in the heavy cream and vanilla.

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Turn the machine ON; pour mixture into freezer bowl, and let mix until thickened, about 25 – 30 minutes. Add the mini chocolate morsels during the last 5 minutes. We didn’t use that many chocolate chips…but you are welcome to. Freeze in a tupper ware container to hard chill.

Homemade Mocha Chip

1 cup whole milk, well chilled
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons instant espresso (we used 2 packets of instant coffee that we had on hand)
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
2 cups heavy cream, well chilled
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup mini chocolate morsels

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Tracie Stoll is a wife, mom and has a passion for creating new things. On her blog Cleverlyinspired.com she is constantly sharing ways to inspire her readers to be clever in their own home. Since 2010 Tracie has been sharing DIY projects, crafting, remodeling and decorating along with some easy tasty recipes…all on a mindful budget. She is a graduate of the University of Dayton where she studied visual art and communications. Tracie has been featured on popular sites such as Country Living, CNN living, Good Housekeeping, Better Homes and Gardens, Huffington Post, Apartment Therapy, Seventeen and Design Sponge. She is also a member of the True Value Blog Squad & Martha’s Circle of trusted bloggers.
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One thought on “Homemade Mocha Chip Ice Cream

  1. Brittany

    Ok, you’ve “inspired” me! Going to have to get one of those ice cream makers! The mocha chip sounds perfect! :)

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