Chocolate Mint Ice Cream {eggless}

As a child, one of my favorite things about going out to dinner {at this particular Mexican restaurant} was that after dinner our bill would come to us with 5 chocolate mints wrapped perfectly in green foil.

Don’t poach me, but I’m not a HUGE, all by itself, chocolate fan. I need chocolate + _______ to take the edge off.

Chocolate + Mint is one of my favorite combos, so this Chocolate Mint Ice Cream, is right up my ally.

Chocolate Mint Ice Cream {eggless}

It’s a basic chocolate ice cream blend that I infused with mint extract for a subtle, yet refreshing burst of chocolate-minty goodness.

I had a bag of Andes Mint Chips (found them in the baking isle by the other chocolate chips) that has been hanging out in my pantry just waiting for this moment. So I added a generous cup, and maybe a little more…

Chocolate Mint Ice Cream {eggless}

If you can’t find the chopped mint chips, you can probably find whole Andes Mints in the candy isle at your store, and give those a rough chop. Or just go with regular chocolate chopped up into small pieces!

The mint that is blended into the chocolate ice cream gives it a great flavor all by itself.

Chocolate Mint Ice Cream {eggless}

The mint chips add a little texture to the ice cream, and a little more of that nostalgic green foil mint that brings a smile to my face.

I also love how super easy this recipe is.

No eggs, just whisk it all together and throw it in your ice cream maker!

Chocolate Mint Ice Cream {eggless}
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Chocolate Mint Ice Cream {eggless}

Chocolate Mint Ice Cream {eggless} is a basic chocolate ice cream blend that I infused with mint extract for a subtle, yet refreshing burst of chocolate-minty goodness.
Prep Time2 hrs 10 mins
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 661 kcal
Author: Shawn


  • 1 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 3 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tbsp mint extract
  • 1 cup mints, or chopped small chocolate


Make sure the freezer bowl of your ice cream maker is properly frozen and ready to go.

  • Place the cocoa and sugars in a bowl, add the milk and whisk until dissolved.
  • Add the heavy cream and extracts, whisk to blend.
  • Pour into your ice cream maker. (This recipe makes a lot, and was too much for one batch in my ice cream maker, so I made it in two batches) Process according to your ice cream makers instructions.
  • Once the ice cream is soft serve consistency fold in the Andes Mint Chips and transfer to a freezer safe dish till your preferred ice cream consistency. (I like it after about 2 hours).
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 661kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 32g | Cholesterol: 137mg | Sodium: 78mg | Potassium: 315mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 1495IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 143mg | Iron: 3mg
Keywords: Chocolate, ice cream, mint
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About the author

Shawn is the Owner and Creator of I Wash You Dry. She loves to create and share simple, family-friendly recipes. Mom to 5 adorable children and dwells in the desert of Southern Utah.
5 Responses
  1. Zack @ Ice Cream Makers Guide

    I love ice cream but never try this flavor before. The only flavor I know how to made is vanilla because it simple and easy to do. Maybe I will try this recipe someday 🙂 Thanks for sharing the recipe. By the way, your photo look so gorgeous.

  2. Yvonne @ bitter baker

    I loved restaurants too that would give you treats! Or hotels that would put a little piece of chocolate on a pillow. This ice cream looks super yummy, homemade ice cream have got to be one of the best desserts!

  3. Deborah

    Oh my goodness – the Mexican restaurant that we went to growing up also handed out those mints! Love! This looks amazing, and I’d totally go for a scoop right now.

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Hi, I’m Shawn and I’m a busy mom of five; pretending to live on a budget. I love to cook, and explore new recipes, but they have to be quick and easy with as few dishes as possible.

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