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Chile Chocolate Ice Cream

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"The spiciness gives this ice cream an added kick and really brings out the richness of the chocolate as well. Spices are all to taste because I just eyeballed it and your preferences may vary."
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25 m servings 159
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 quart)


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  1. Mix cocoa powder, sugar, chile powder, cinnamon, and cayenne together in a bowl.
  2. Stir milk and heavy cream into cocoa mixture until well combined.
  3. Pour mixture into a home ice cream maker; freeze according to manufacturer's instructions, about 20 minutes. Transfer to a covered container and freeze until firm.


  • Cook's Note:
  • For a good no-churn alternative, fold whipped cream in with the mixture in place of using the heavy whipping cream.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 159 calories; 9.8 18.3 2.8 34 29 Full nutrition

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The chocolate was not sweet at all, it needed sugar desperately. The spice was decently proportioned, but the sugarless chocolate flavor spoiled the whole batch. Such a shame :(

Some adjustments were made by the site to the original recipe I submitted, as I included sugar as one of the ingredients before and now it's oddly been completely unlisted here, not sure why. I ...