How To Make Easy Chocolate Ice Cream Without A Machine

So easy.

Homemade ice cream always sounds like a good idea, until you read through a recipe and realize how much work it's going to be. Is it worth it when a pint of Ben & Jerry's is already made and available for purchase right down the street?

The answer is yes. Yes, it is -- so long as you have this easy, no-fuss chocolate ice cream recipe from America's Test Kitchen. (No machine required, by the way.) The recipe uses a microwave in place of a double boiler. It mixes in whipped cream to mimic the churned texture of a machine. And it calls upon the wonderful qualities of sweetened condensed milk to keep it sweet and smooth.

Watch the 90-second video below to see how it's done.

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