Cherry Chip Ice Cream

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Cherry chip ice cream is an easy no churn ice cream made with heavy cream and sweetened condensed milk. Fold in lots of great chocolate chips and chopped cherries for an old fashioned flavored flavorite – without an ice cream maker!

chocolate cherry chip ice cream in container with ice cream scoop

This sweet ice cream always hits the spot! This vanilla based no churn ice cream is studded with sweet cherries and bits of chocolate. It ends up being like chocolate covered cherry ice cream!

You can serve these in a bowl or a cone! Drizzle on some homemade hot fudge sauce for an even more decadent bowl!

Go ahead, have another scoop!

Try your hand at these other no churn ice cream recipes:

glass bowl with ice cream with cherries and chocolate with cones around

Recipe Ingredients 

You only need a few simple ingredients to make this ice cream! 

  • Heavy cream – Creates a rich and flavorful ice cream! Use a fresh, good quality heavy cream with plenty of milk fat.
  • Sweetened condensed milk – This helps add sweetness to the ice cream without additional sugar, and also helps to make a soft and smooth ice cream. Do not substitute with evaporated milk.
  • Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips – Use a good quality chocolate for the best flavor! You could also use a quality chocolate bar that has been chopped.
  • Cherries – these can be fresh or frozen. If using frozen, you will want to thaw them out first! 

What kind of cherries should I use?

You can use a variety of cherries for this recipe. Personally I like black, sweet cherries the best. Bing Cherries are also a flavorful option!

ice cream scoop filled with ice cream

How to make this no churn ice cream

This ice cream is so easy to make! For the full set of directions, make sure you scroll down to the recipe card below:

  1. In a medium sized bowl, whip the heavy cream until stiff peaks begin to form.
  2. Once the peaks form, gently fold the sweetened condensed milk into the cream.
  3. Add the chocolate chips and cherries to the mixture and gently fold until the ingredients are evenly distributed through the mixture.
  4. Pour the mixture into a 9×11 inch loaf pan.
  5. Tightly cover the loaf pan with plastic wrap.
  6. Place in the freezer to set for 4-6 hours or until firm.
  7. Serve and enjoy!
making cherry chip no churn ice cream

Storage Information

This ice cream will last in the freezer anywhere from 3 to 6 months if stored properly. 

Place it in an airtight container with a lid in the back of the freezer for best results.

Recipe Tips

  • For a fun twist, you can melt the chocolate chips before mixing them in, this will create a sort of marbling effect throughout the ice cream as it sets.
  • Like the other no churn ice creams, this is good for up to two months when stored in the freezer covered with plastic wrap.
  • Allow to sit on the counter for 10 minutes to soften before serving.
overhead view of ice cream in bowl with waffle cones beside

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Yield: 8 servings

Cherry Chip Ice Cream (No Churn)

glass bowl with ice cream with cherries and chocolate with cones around

Chocolate cherry chip ice cream is an easy no churn ice cream made with heavy cream and sweetened condensed milk. Fold in lots of great chocolate chips and chopped cherries for an old fashioned flavored flavorite - without an ice cream maker!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Chill Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 ½ cups sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup diced cherries

Instructions

  1. In a medium sized bowl, whip the heavy cream until stiff peaks begin to form.
  2. Once the peaks form, add in the condensed milk and gently fold it into the cream.
  3. Add the chocolate chips and cherries to the mixture and gently fold until the ingredients are evenly distributed through the mixture.
  4. Pour the mixture into a 9x11 inch loaf pan.
  5. Wrap the pan tightly with plastic warp.
  6. Place in the freezer to set for 4-6 hours or until firm.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

You can use fresh or frozen cherries.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 503Total Fat: 33gSaturated Fat: 21gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 87mgSodium: 91mgCarbohydrates: 50gFiber: 2gSugar: 47gProtein: 7g

Nutrition information is an estimate and is provided for informational purposes only. For the most accurate information, please calculate using your specific brands and exact measurements.

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