Chocolate Cheesecake Ice Cream Recipe

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It’s so easy to make this creamy chocolate cheesecake ice cream recipe. The flavor combines two of the most delicious desserts into one mouthwatering treat!

chocolate cheesecake ice cream scooped into dessert dish.

It’s no secret that chocolate cheesecake is one of the most popular desserts in the United States. In fact, there are even restaurants that specialize in this dessert.

Want another way to enjoy the combination of two of America’s favorite sweets, chocolate and cheesecake, into one mouth-watering treat? Give yourself a serving of chocolate cheesecake ice cream!

The creamy, rich chocolate flavor is perfectly balanced by the tangy, cheesecake-like taste, resulting in a frozen dessert that is sure to please everyone. Whether you’re a fan of chocolate or cheesecake, or simply enjoy a good ice cream, you’re sure to love this recipe.

Ingredients

The ingredients for this ice cream recipe are simple, but the results are delicious.

chocolate cheesecake ice cream recipe ingredients.

Here’s what you’ll need to make the easy frozen treat:

  • Cream cheese is what gives cheesecake its classic flavor.
  • Sugar or a sugar substitute is used to sweeten the frozen dessert. Use sugar for regular ice cream and a keto-friendly sweetener for low-carb ice cream.
  • Heavy cream provides plenty of milk fat for a creamy texture.
  • Sour cream adds fat and a tangy flavor typical of cheesecake.
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder gives a chocolate flavor.
  • Flavor extracts are used to enhance the chocolate cheesecake taste. Vanilla extract and lemon extract are recommended.

Instructions

Beat cream cheese with sugar or sweetener until well blended.

cream cheese and sugar or sweetener mixture.

Add in the heavy cream, sour cream, and cocoa. Blend until smooth.

cocoa and sour cream added to sweetened cream cheese.

Blend in the flavor extract then cover and set in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours.

beaten ice cream mixture.

Remove from the refrigerator and beat mixture until creamy.

beaten frozen ice cream mixture.

Transfer to an ice cream maker and process until desired consistency is reached.

churned chocolate cheesecake ice cream in machine.

Enjoy immediate as a soft serve or transfer to an airtight freezer container to harden for scoopable ice cream.

ice cream transferred to freezer container.

Tips

You can make it your own by adding your favorite ingredients and flavors. Try to experiment with different ingredients to create something new and delicious!

  • Swirl in caramel sauce. If you like the taste of caramel chocolate cheesecake, you can swirl in your favorite caramel sauce into the ice cream after it is churned.
  • Mix in crushed Oreos. Adding in chocolate cookie swirls is a great option!
  • Stir in graham cracker crumbs. For even more cheesecake flavor, you can crush graham crackers and stir the crumbs in.
  • Add cherry flavor. If you love the taste of cherry chocolate cheesecake, add in a teaspoon of cherry extract or stir in real fruit.

Serving suggestions

Creamy cheesecake flavored ice cream is best served in frozen scoops. It can be enjoyed on its own or as part of a dessert. This flavor is perfect for those who love chocolate and cheesecake but it’s sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.

You can also make a caramel cheesecake ice cream sundae by adding a caramel topping and whipped cream. A sprinkling of graham cracker crumbs on top makes a flavorful graham cracker exterior!

chocolate cheesecake ice cream scooped into small bowl.

FAQs

What does cheesecake ice cream taste like?

Cheesecake ice cream tastes like a creamy, rich dessert that combines the flavors of cheesecake and ice cream. It’s a popular flavor for those who love both cheesecake and ice cream, and it’s often described as being very smooth and flavorful.

What is cheesecake ice cream made of?

Cheesecake ice cream is made of cream cheese, sugar, eggs, and heavy cream.

How do you make cheese cake ice cream?

Make your favorite ice cream base with cream cheese and sour cream added. Let it cool completely. Then add it to an ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

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Chocolate Cheesecake Ice Cream

Indulge in a cool and creamy dish of low carb chocolate cherry cheesecake ice cream. A mix of heavy cream and sour cream makes it super rich.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cheesecake ice cream, keto ice cream
Prep Time 10 minutes
Freeze Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 185kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup sugar or sugar substitute for low-carb
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon lemon extract optional
  • 1 teaspoon cherry extract optional

Instructions

  • Beat cream cheese with sweeteners until well blended.
  • Beat in heavy cream, sour cream, and cocoa until smooth.
  • Blend in the extracts.
  • Cover and set in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours.
  • Remove from refrigerator and beat until creamy.
  • Transfer to an ice cream maker and process until desired consistency is reached.

Notes

Nutritional data calculated with a sugar alternative. Carbs and calories will be higher with sugar.
If you like the taste of caramel chocolate cheesecake, you can swirl in your favorite caramel sauce into the ice cream after it is churned.
Adding in a chocolate cookie swirl is a great option!
For even more cheesecake flavor, you can crush graham crackers and stir the crumbs in.
If you love the taste of cherry chocolate cheesecake, add in a teaspoon of cherry extract or stir in real fruit.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.4g | Protein: 2.7g | Fat: 16.8g | Saturated Fat: 10.8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 16.8g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 65mg | Fiber: 1.4g | Sugar: 0.4g
By on May 27th, 2022

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