Dark chocolate and Bing cherries are featured in delicious Cherry Garcia Ice Cream (copycat) recipe, made in an electric ice cream maker!Dark chocolate and Bing cherries are featured in delicious Cherry Garcia Ice Cream (copycat) recipe, made in an electric ice cream maker! Here’s a great recipe for Copycat Cherry Garcia Ice Cream I discovered two years ago during my Summer Ice Cream Experiment! I spent the summer experimenting with many homemade ice cream recipes in my Cuisinart Ice Cream maker.

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About Cherry Garcia Ice Cream

I only managed to get one picture of this yummy cherry garcia ice cream before we dove in….YUM!  I love it when I can experiment and make “copycat” recipes. This is a knockoff recipe for one of the most famous (and wildly popular) of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream flavors. If you love the original, you will love this simple to make version! Cherry Garcia ice cream is filled with juicy Bing cherries, sweet cream, and chocolate. 

Summer is just around the corner, and I hope you will give this recipe a try…perfect for a hot summer evening (or let’s get real…ANYTIME you require ice cream…stat!). Have a great day, and hope you enjoy this recipe for Cherry Garcia ice cream!

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Copycat Cherry Garcia Ice Cream
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
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Total Time
30 mins
 

Dark chocolate and Bing cherries are featured in delicious Cherry Garcia Ice Cream (copycat) recipe, made in an electric ice cream maker!

Category: Ice Cream
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cherry garcia ice cream
Servings: 10 (1/2 cup servings) 1.5 qts. total
Calories Per Serving: 299 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate , grated finely, then covered & refrigerated (to keep it cold)
  • 1/2 cup fresh Bing cherries , pitted, halved, & then covered & refrigerated (to keep them cold)
  • 1/2 cup Egg substitute
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup milk
Instructions
  1. Prepare the chocolate and the cherries as indicated in ingredient list. Place them in separate bowls; cover and keep refrigerated until just before ice cream has finished freezing.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the egg substitute, sugar, and vanilla together until the sugar has dissolved (a couple minutes). Pour in the whipping cream and milk; continue whisking until fully blended.
  3. Transfer the ice cream mixture to your ice cream maker, and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions. About 5 minutes before the ice cream is done (and has thickened), add the grated chocolate and cherries to the ice cream mixture. Continue churning the ice cream for remainder of time indicated for your machine. When done, transfer mixture to a container suitable for a freezer, and let it continue to "ripen" (i.e. firm up) in the freezer. When ready to serve, grab an ice cream scoop and dig in!
Nutrition Facts
Copycat Cherry Garcia Ice Cream
Amount Per Serving (1 (1/2 cup serving))
Calories 299 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 67mg22%
Sodium 55mg2%
Potassium 170mg5%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 865IU17%
Vitamin C 1.1mg1%
Calcium 75mg8%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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