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Easy Ice Cream – Mint Chocolate

Yields8 ServingsPrep Time10 minsTotal Time10 mins

A decadent ice cream that is super easy to make. No need for an ice cream maker just a bowl and an beater! Minty chocolate goodness not for you then try our other flavour suggestions or discover your own.

Mint Chocolate Icecream

 400 g can condensed milk, fat free
 500 g standard whipping cream
 1 tsp peppermint essence
 3 drops green food colouring
 180 g dark chocolate chips

Add peppermint, food coloring and cream to a bowl.


Beat cream until nearly whipped. (should be thick and have increased in volume)


Beat in the Condensed Milk


Stir through the chocolate chips


Pour into a freezer container and leave to set


Setting time will vary and dependant on use. It can be served semi-chilled or as thickened cream-mousse texture 1 hour+ or as ice cream usually fully set in 6-12 hours.


Condensed milk (AUS/NZ) and La Lechera (USA) are the same product. In Australia and New Zealand the can is 425g vs the 397g US Nestle La Lechera. One can is sufficient in both cases.


Nutritional information will vary based on brands/volume used.


Recipe donated by my mum who has been making variations of this for many years.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 0.5 Cup

Servings 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 283
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g27%

Saturated Fat 11g56%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 53mg18%
Sodium 55mg3%
Total Carbohydrate 31g11%

Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 29g
Protein 3g6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.