No Churn Chocolate Porter & Hazelnut Ice Cream

You’ll be craving this rich & creamy Chocolate Porter & Hazelnut Ice Cream all year long – no ice cream maker required.

Some people might say that winter isn’t the time for homemade ice cream recipes.

I’m here to tell you that you don’t need that kind of negativity in your life right now.

Rich, creamy, homemade ice cream is so easy to make! I honestly had no idea, and now I’m addicted. Even better, this Chocolate Porter & Hazelnut Ice Cream is a no churn recipe – that’s right, no ice cream maker necessary. And let me tell you, I think it’s the best chocolate ice cream I’ve ever had.

Chocolate Porter & Hazelnut Ice Cream

Chocolate and hazelnut are a natural flavor combination, but you may be wondering about the porter. What’s a beer doing in an ice cream, you ask? Well one, why not? But two, the porter gives a nice depth of flavor to the rich chocolate. It adds another dimension – a bit of bitter, a bit of richness. It just wouldn’t be the same flavor without it.

Homemade no churn ice cream is so easy to make – with just 6 ingredients, you can pick up everything you need at the store today, and the only tools you need are a mixer and a loaf pan.

Anyway, I’m keeping this one short today. Dive in below and make some chocolate porter & hazelnut ice cream with the time you’ve saved. You can thank me later.

Chocolate Porter & Hazelnut No Churn Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for this rich & creamy Chocolate Porter & Hazelnut No Churn Ice Cream no matter the time of year. #icecream #chocolate #beer 
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 6 hours
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons sweet porter (I used Breckenridge Brewery Vanilla Porter)
  • 1/3 cup chopped chocolate hazelnut bar


  • Line a loaf pan with a sheet of parchment paper, so that an inch or so hangs over the edges. 
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer or in a large bowl with a hand mixer, whip the heavy cream until hard peaks form.
  • Beat in the condensed milk and cocoa powder, until the mixture is light and fluffy. Whisk in the salt.
  • Fold in the porter and half of the chopped chocolate with a rubber spatula. Transfer the ice cream mixture into the prepared loaf pan, sprinkling the remaining chocolate pieces on top.
  • Freeze for 6-8 hours before serving. The ice cream will be semi-soft, but wholly delicious.
Keyword beer, chocolate, frozen, hazelnut, ice cream, no churn, porter
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