Homemade Milky Way Chocolate Ice Cream

This Homemade Milky Way Chocolate Ice Cream hits the spot every time! This decadent and satisfying dessert is filled with marshmallow swirls and chunks of Milky Way bars!

Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream with Milky Way Chunks

I am so excited for my friend Susan of She’s Becoming Doughmesstic who’s book just came out called The Everything Ice Cream, Gelato, and Frozen Desserts Cookbook.


Susan and I have met at numerous blogging events and I just love her! She is talented and a wonderful person. Wait until you try her ice cream recipes! To die for I tell you 🙂

Be sure to check out some of my friends who have highlighted Susan’s ice cream recipes from her new book. Susan, Maria, Bree, Brandi, and Paula.

Susan is giving a lucky Picky Palate Reader a copy of her new cookbook and KitchenAid is giving away a fabulous Ice Cream Maker Attachment.

See below on how to enter.






I chose to make Susan’s Milky Way Ice Cream. It is creamy chocolaty and perfect. Make sure you print out the recipe below.

Here’s How To Enter The Giveaway!

Contest is now closed, winner has been notified. Thanks!

1. Leave a comment here and tell us, “What is your favorite kind of ice cream?”

For additional entries:

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3. Contest is over Saturday May 26th 8am PST. Winner will be chosen via Random.org and will have 48 hours to return my email. Giveaway open to US Residents only. Giveaway provided by Susan and KitchenAid.

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Homemade Milky Way Chocolate Ice Cream

This Homemade Milky Way Chocolate Ice Cream hits the spot every time! This decadent and satisfying dessert is filled with marshmallow swirls and chunks of Milky Way bars!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time 10 minutes
3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 598kcal
Author: Jenny
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  • Stove


  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3/4 cup sweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 8 oz marshmallow fluff
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 3 milky way candy bars regular size


  • Over medium heat, combine milk, cream, cocoa powder, sugar and salt until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and add in marshmallow fluff and vanilla. Stir to combine.
  • Allow to chill in refrigerator for 3-4 hours, or overnight.
  • Once chilled, stir in chopped candy bar pieces and add to ice cream maker. Follow manufacturer's instructions for freezing.


What starts with a simple chocolate ice cream base turns in to a decadent treat with the addition of store bought marshmallow fluff. For extra wow, stir in some chocolate marshmallows and fudge sauce before freezing.


Calories: 598kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 127mg | Sodium: 86mg | Potassium: 254mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 1383IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 1mg
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546 Responses
  1. Mom of 6

    My favorite ice cream is homemade – vanilla with chocolate fudge and peanuts added. Yum Yum.

  2. Brandy Lewis

    My favorite ice cream is the Blueberry and Vanilla Greek Frozen Yogurt with a Graham Cracker Swirl from Ben & Jerry’s

  3. megan

    My fave ice cream is anything homemade. If I had to choose a combo, it would be chocolate and peanut butter. Yum!

  4. Katie Pauline

    Vanilla & chocolate ice cream with caramel swirled through it! Thanks for the giveaway!

  5. Cheryl

    My favorite is Ben & Jerry’s late night snack…fudge covered potato chips, and a salty caramel swirl in vanilla ice cream!! I would love to make my own creations!! 🙂

  6. Jennifer

    I’m not sure I can pick one absolute favorite, but I’d say homemade raspberry ranks pretty darn near the top.

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