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Chocolate Chip Coffee Ice Cream

Creamy homemade coffee ice cream with dark chocolate chips.
Prep Time30 mins
Total Time1 d
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Ice cream
Servings: 6


  • 1 1/2 C whole milk
  • 3/4 C granulated sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 1/2 C heavy cream
  • 5 large egg yolks
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 C coffee syrup
  • 3/4 C dark chocolate chips


  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, warm milk, sugar, salt, 1/2 cup heavy cream and coffee syrup.
  • Pour remaining 1 cup heavy cream into a medium bowl with strainer on top.
  • In a small bowl, whisk egg yolks. When milk mixture is warm, slowly drizzle into egg yolks while continuously whisking. Pour egg mixture into saucepan. Cook over medium/low heat while stirring slowly with a rubber spatula. When liquid coats the back of the spatula, remove from heat.
  • Pour mixture through strainer into heavy cream. Chill within a large bowl filled with ice, stirring occasionally until mixture is no longer hot.
  • Cover and chill for 24 hours.
  • In an electric ice cream maker, churn according to manufacturer's instructions, adding chocolate chips in the last few minutes. Transfer to a freezer safe container and chill overnight or until solid.


An original recipe from Baked by Rachel