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Blackberry Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream

Use this shortcut method to make just about any ice cream flavor you want.

  • Yield: Makes 4 1/2 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)


  • 1 1/2 pts. blackberries (about 9 oz.)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 qts. vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped dark chocolate


1. Mash berries with a fork in a microwave-safe bowl. Stir in sugar. Microwave, stirring every 20 seconds, until sugar has dissolved, 1 minute. Let cool completely.

2. Beat ice cream in a stand mixer with the paddle attachment just until smooth, about 30 seconds.

3. Scoop ice cream into a freezer-safe straight-sided container, alternating with blackberry mixture and chocolate.

4. Fold ice cream to form a swirl, pulling up from the sides and bottom. Press plastic wrap onto surface; cover. Freeze until firm.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 268
  • Calories from fat: 43%
  • Protein: 4g
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated fat: 6g
  • Carbohydrate: 35g
  • Fiber: 2.7g
  • Sodium: 71mg
  • Cholesterol: 39mg

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Blackberry Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream Recipe