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Chocolate Ice Cream

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Course: Ice Cream
Author: Blender Babes


  • 6 ounces half and half OR full fat coconut milk from can chilled in fridge overnight, the cream part only
  • 2 tablespoons raw cacao* OR 1/2 cup hot chocolate mix OR 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 1 cup spinach optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 cup ice


  • Place all ingredients into the blender in the order listed and secure lid.
  • For Blendtec: Press the ICE CREAM button.
  • For Vitamix: VARIABLE, speed #1. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to VARIABLE, speed #10, then to HIGH. In about 30-60 seconds, the sound of the motor will change and four mounds should form. Stop machine. Do not over mix or melting will occur.
  • For a REGULAR BLENDER: Omit the ice and blend the rest of the ingredients.
  • To firm to an ice cream consistency, place mixture in the freezer for at least 30 minutes.
  • All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments to enter our weekly photo contest! :) Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes


*If you use raw cacao (healthier) be sure to add sweetener of choice to taste such as 2-3 pitted/soaked dates, 1-2 Tbsp of maple syrup or raw honey, etc.