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Coconut Hot Fudge Ice Cream Recipe

This homemade coconut hot fudge ice cream recipe will please everyone — the coconut lovers and the chocolate lovers. You won’t be able to set down your spoon.

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Homemade ice cream may sound intimidating, but I assure you, it’s completely doable. And SO worth it!

We took the kids out to DQ (okay, not so much homemade but very fun after an evening at the park) and they were completely on cloud 9. They don’t get a lot of sugar on a regular basis so when they do it is a special treat, and very fun.

Needless to say, when I told E I was making ice cream, it is ALL I heard about for the rest of the day.

“Is it ready yet?”

“Mommy…is the ice cream ready?”

“Momma can we eat the ice cream now?”

ALLDAYLONG.

Unfortunately for her, it isn’t the quickest process, especially when Mommy has to take photographs of it before she can dig in.

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But it’s totally worth the wait. I used a little coconut extract in the ice cream base along with tons of toasted coconut. After it churned away in my ice cream machine*, I swirled in some hot fudge. Then I froze it until it was good and solid. And then we ate. And ate. And ate.

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with this ice cream recipe, me (personally I celebrate all year-round), and United Dairy Industry of Michigan**.  If you feel like doing a little ice cream learning (arguably the best kind of learning!) make sure to read this article about how to keep your ice cream extra tasty and the difference between ice cream, custard, sherbets, gelatos, and frozen yogurts.

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