Artificial Delights

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream with Dark Chocolate Shavings

Frozen Treats

Indulge in the refreshing flavors of mint and the irresistible richness of dark chocolate with this homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. The creamy mint base is studded with decadent dark chocolate shavings, creating a delightful treat that will cool you down on a hot summer day.


  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure peppermint extract
  • Green food coloring (optional)
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate, finely chopped or shaved


  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the heavy cream, whole milk, granulated sugar, and peppermint extract until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add a few drops of green food coloring if desired, and stir until the desired shade of green is achieved.
  3. Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturer’s instructions until it reaches a soft-serve consistency.
  4. Add the chopped or shaved dark chocolate to the ice cream during the last few minutes of churning, allowing it to evenly distribute throughout the ice cream.
  5. Transfer the churned ice cream to a lidded container and freeze for at least 4 hours, or until firm.
  6. Serve the Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream in bowls or cones, and garnish with additional dark chocolate shavings if desired.
  7. Enjoy the refreshing mint flavor and the delightful texture of the dark chocolate in every spoonful of this homemade frozen treat.

Beat the heat with a scoop of homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. Cool and creamy mint base loaded with luscious dark chocolate shavings. A perfect balance of refreshing and indulgent flavors.