Chocolate Cinnamon Ice Cream

[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

An incredibly easy chocolate ice cream gets its spice from cinnamon and its creamy texture from banana.

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Adapted from David Lebovitz.

Chocolate Cinnamon Ice Cream

About This Recipe

Yield:serves 4
Active time:15 minutes
Total time:4 hours, 15 minutes


  • 2 ounces milk chocolate, chopped
  • 2 ounces dark chocolate, chopped
  • 12 tablespoons milk
  • 12 tablespoons Baileys liquor
  • 2 tablespoons dark rum
  • 1 medium-sized ripe banana, peeled, and cut into 1/2 inch chunks
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon, plus more for garnish


  1. 1

    Combine chocolate and milk in a double boiler over simmering water. Stir frequently until chocolate is melted.

  2. 2

    Take mixture off the heat. Stir in baileys, rum, and cinnamon until well combined. Add banana and blend until smooth.

  3. 3

    Pour mixture into a plastic or metal bowl. Cover and freeze for at least four hours. Garnish with cinnamon before serving.

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