To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we’re sharing our favourite homemade FRESH mint chocolate chip ice cream. With mint pulled right from our nuGarden you will be guaranteed a treat full of flavour.
This no-churn ice cream recipe is quick and easy and perfect to make with your kids! Mint is very strong so you don’t need any fake extracts or food colouring. That’s right this is all a natural green colour from the leaves!
Makes 1 very full loaf pan.
Depending if you are having as a side salad or for a meal.
Place mint leaves, water and sugar in a blender or food processor until smooth as possible. Pour through fine strainer, let the foam settle, and scoop off the top.
Whip whipping cream until hard peak. About 3-5 mins.
Add vanilla to the sweetened condensed milk, mix completely. Next add fresh mint extract, and mix completely.
Slowly fold the sweetened condensed milk mixture into the to whip cream. Do a little at a time to make sure it is all mixed before adding more.
Add one cup of chocolate chips, and pour into a loaf pan to freeze overnight.