The Best Keto Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

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This delicious keto ice cream recipe is the best that we’ve created yet, perfect for anyone looking for a creamy, rich low-carb dessert that also doubles as an ingredient for sugar-free shakes and smoothies.

The best keto ice cream recipe.
The best keto ice cream recipe.

This Chocolate Keto Ice Cream has only 2g net carb per serving and is an ice cream that you can make in a variety of flavors (see recipes below).

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Don’t be afraid to experiment with your keto ice cream it goes with keto pancakes and many other keto desserts.

If you don’t have an ice cream maker try our keto no-churn ice cream it’s super easy to make and requires no machine.

Keto chocolate ice cream recipe

The Best Keto Chocolate Ice Cream (2g Carbs)

Missing Ice Cream on your ketogenic diet? Great news. We have the best keto ice cream recipe for all of the chocolate and ice cream lovers out there plus some extra flavors.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Servings: 10 Serves
Calories: 245kcal
Author: Gerri

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Heat the heavy cream and vanilla in a saucepan over low heat until it reaches 50C/122F, then remove from the heat and allow to cool to 40C/104F.
  • Whisk the egg yolks with the erythritol until the yolks are pale yellow, add the cocoa and mix well.
  • Pour half a cup of the warm cream into the eggs and mix well, add the remaining cream and ensure that all the eggs and cream are combined. If the cream is too hot it will begin to cook the eggs and you will have small lumps of egg yolk in your ice cream.
  • Pour the mix back into the saucepan that was used to heat the cream and place over low heat to thicken.
  • To thicken the custard, use a low heat and stir continuously. If the mixture heats too quickly or unevenly the eggs will cook and scramble. This step can take 10-20 minutes. The custard will be ready when the mixture coats the back of the spoon without dripping off.
  • Pour the custard into container and place in the fridge, to help it cool quicker I recommend giving it a stir every 10 minutes. Depending on the size of your container it can take anywhere from 20 minute to 1 hour to completely chill.
  • Pour the cold custard into your ice cream churner and let the machine work it’s magic. You will have delicious ice cream in under 30 minutes.
  • When the ice cream is the consistency of soft serve pour it into a container and place in the freezer, leave it for at least 15 minutes to harden up and then enjoy.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 100g | Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 199mg | Sodium: 28mg | Potassium: 79mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1030IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1mg

Keto Chocolate Ice Cream Ingredients

How To Make Keto Chocolate Ice Cream

A scoop of Keto Chocolate Ice Cream
How to make Keto Chocolate Ice Cream
  1. Heat the heavy cream and vanilla in a saucepan over low heat until it reaches 50C/122F, then remove from the heat and allow to cool to 40C/104F.
  2. Whisk the egg yolks with the erythritol until the yolks are pale yellow, add the cocoa, and mix well.
  3. Pour half a cup of the warm cream into the eggs and mix well, add the remaining cream and ensure that all the eggs and cream are combined (make sure the cream is only warm not hot). If the cream is too hot, it will begin to cook the eggs, and you will have small lumps of egg yolk in your ice cream.
  4. Pour the mix back into the saucepan that was used to heat the cream and place over low heat to thicken.
  5. To thicken the custard, use a low heat and stir continuously. If the mixture heats too quickly or unevenly, the eggs will cook and scramble. This step can take 10-20 minutes.
    The custard will be ready when the mixture coats the back of the spoon without dripping off.
  6. Pour the custard into a container and place it in the fridge, to help it cool quicker I recommend giving it a stir every 10 minutes. Depending on the size of your container it can take anywhere from 20 minutes to 1 hour to completely chill.
  7. Pour the cold custard into your ice cream churner and let the machine work its magic. You will have delicious ice cream in under 30 minutes.
  8. When the ice cream is the consistency of soft-serve ice cream pour it into a container and place it in the freezer, leave it for at least 15 minutes to harden up, and then enjoy!
Best keto ice cream recipe.
Keto chocolate ice cream.

We garnished our keto chocolate ice cream with sugar-free chocolate chips, you could add nuts or grated sugar-free chocolate and work it through your mix if you like.

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How To Store Keto Ice Cream

Store keto ice cream in the freezer for up to 3 months

To make a larger batch of Chocolate Keto Ice Cream, adjust the recipe card above.

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