Easy Chocolate Bits & Walnut Ice Cream

READY IN: 4hrs 15mins
Recipe by Dee514

I've had this recipe for 17 years (long before I owned an ice cream machine), and can't recall where I got it from. Since this ice cream is frozen in a loaf pan, no "ice cream making equipment" is needed. Cook time = approximate minimum freezing time, depending on your freezer.

Top Review by Charishma_Ramchanda

This was quite good. I used margarine as a substitute for butter and unsalted plain pistachios(not toasted) as a substitute for toasted walnuts. I liked the colour and the overall appearance of this alot. I felt that the taste of whipping cream overpowered the other ingredients like for example, the chocolate chips and pistachios. That's the only reason(on the taste) for my review being a four-star one and not a five-star one. The kids I served this too said it was nice and made me pack some for them to take home and enjoy the next day after school in the afternoon:)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Line a 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan with foil.
  2. In a heavy saucepan, combine brown sugar and butter.
  3. Bring to a boil over low heat, stirring occasionally, and boil for 1 minute.
  4. Remove pan from heat.
  5. In a blender, combine eggs, vanilla extract and salt, blend on medium speed for 30 seconds.
  6. Add brown sugar mixture and blend on high speed for 1 minute.
  7. Set mixture aside to cool.
  8. In a large bowl, beat heavy cream until stiff peaks form.
  9. Fold the butter/sugar mixture, mini bits and walnuts into the whipped cream.
  10. Pour mixture into foil lined pan.
  11. Cover the top tightly with foil and freeze until firm (possibly overnight).

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