Desserts/ Ice Cream

No Churn Coffee Ice Cream

No churn coffee ice cream, made using a stand mixer and just three ingredients!  No ice cream maker required for this ice cream, which you can whip up in mere minutes.  When I first saw recipes for no churn ice cream on blogs and Pinterest, with just a few ingredients, I was intrigued.  Would it really work or just be mush?  Would it REALLY taste like ice cream??  The answer????

Yes it works, no it isn’t mush and YES it tastes like amazing ice cream!  Obviously….haven’t you seen how obsessed I have been with no churn ice cream lately (and I have more recipes I haven’t published yet either hehehe)?  While I may have a ton of baking gadgets and appliances in my kitchen, I think I am fine with not having an ice cream maker, because I have this recipe.  This ice cream is just like a regular ice cream—creamy, smooth and sweet!

My stepson Ethan loves coffee flavored anything (remember his request for Mocha Coffee Cupcakes for his 10th birthday??).  I had made an Espresso Bean Coffee Ice Cream awhile back, while helping to do some recipe testing for Julianne Bayer’s cookbook, No Bake Treats.  Julianne is the genius behind the blog Beyond Frosting.  I just totally adore her, and her recipes are amazing.  Well when I made Julianne’s ice cream, Ethan got all of it, and he still talks about it to this day hehehe.  Julianne’s Espresso Bean Coffee Ice Cream recipe is legit and is in her cookbook- which I recommend buying!  I love her cookbook!

My recipe is different from Julianne’s, and has a few less ingredients.  I used instant espresso powder and a few drops of LorAnn Oils Keoke Coffee high concentrate flavoring to give the ice cream its coffee flavor.  That little bottle of LorAnn Oils might look familiar, as the flavoring you would use to make candy.  Well news flash!  You can also use it to flavor ice cream.  I found this out last year when I was making strawberry no churn ice cream, and was looking to amp up the strawberry flavor.  All I had in my pantry of extracts and oils was my strawberry high concentrate flavoring that I use to make candy with.  I could use that in my ice cream, right?  Well I tried it, and it was AMAZING.  You just need 1-2 little drops of this concentrate…but it has such a great intense flavor, without adding extra liquid to your ice cream.  The concentrate is VERY strong.  So I repeat….just add one or two small drops!

The coffee is just a base for this ice cream….add chocolate chips, crushed up cookie pieces, brownie bits, cookie dough or any mix-in you want in your coffee ice cream.  I added Original Cannoli Chips Cookies and Cream Cannoli Chips to my ice cream.  Then pop your ice cream in the freezer overnight to set….and now you have dessert all set for the rest of the week!

No Churn Coffee Ice Cream

Print Recipe
Serves: 10 Cooking Time: 0-minutes


  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 2 tablespoons instant espresso powder
  • 1 (14-ounce can) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1-2 drops LorAnn Oils Keoke Coffee high concentrated flavor (optional)
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)
  • 1/2 cup Original Cannoli Chips Cookies and Cream Cannoli Chips, Oreo Cookies, or other desired mix-in's (optional)



In a small bowl, add your hot water and instant expresso powder, stirring until the espresso powder is completely dissolved in the water. Set aside and let cool fully. Once your coffee mixture has cooled, add the entire can of sweetened condensed milk to the coffee, and stir until completely combined with the coffee. If you are using the LorAnn Oils Keoke Coffee high concentrated flavoring, stir in 1-2 drops of flavoring to the coffee-sweetened condensed milk mixture. Set aside.


In the bowl of your stand mixer, affixed with the whisk attachment, add the heavy whipping cream. Whip on medium-high speed until you reach stiff peaks and cream has thickened. You reach stiff peaks when you can turn the whisk upside down with the cream on it, and it stays in a peak. Do not over whip.


Turn mixer to low and slowly add the coffee-sweetened condensed milk mixture to the whipped cream. Whip on medium-high speed until all ingredients are fully incorporated and mixture is thickened. Remove the bowl from the mixer and stir in your mix-in's by hand.


Pour ice cream mixture into a freezer safe airtight container. I pour my ice cream into a parchment paper lined 9x5-inch loaf pan.


Place ice cream in the freezer to set and freeze overnight.


Store ice cream in an airtight container in the freezer. Stays fresh for several days.

Melty goodness!!  Go grab some bowls!  Or just a spoon…I don’t judge eating it straight from the container!

As a kid, did you ever let your ice cream melt almost all the way down in the bowl, stir it up and then pretend it was like ice cream soup??  I used to pretend I was Mary Poppins and sing, “A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go dooooooown, the medicine go down…” and then slurp a spoonful of my ice cream soup.  Was that just me being weird??  Probably.  But I think we have already established that I am a little weird hehehe 😉  Anyway you like your ice cream, whether it’s in a bowl, in a cone, straight from the container eaten with a spoon on the couch or melted into ice cream soup, I guarantee you will love this ice cream!

The chocolate shavings and chocolate chunks….yes!!!!

Um and this only costs like $3 to make.  Such a steal!  For small batch, artisan ice cream! Ethan approved of this recipe and was super excited to have this for dessert.  So are you a no churn ice cream believer, now??  What’s your favorite flavor or kind of ice cream?  Maybe you like Frozen Yogurt??  Leave me a comment below!  I like to hear what kind of ice cream people get at ice cream shops and what mix-in’s they put in them!  So much fun with endless possibilities!




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  • Reply
    Lindsay | With Salt and Pepper
    June 20, 2017 at 8:00 AM

    Coffee ice cream is my hands down favorite! Love no churn ice cream…so easy!! XOXO

    • Reply
      June 20, 2017 at 9:29 PM

      Isn’t no churn the best?!?! Love it! XOXO

  • Reply
    June 20, 2017 at 7:49 PM

    This sounds so perfect 😀 I don’t own an ice-cream maker too.. And I love love ice creams.. Who doesn’t 😁 I am going to add some leftover brownie bits to it.. Yumm😍

    • Reply
      June 20, 2017 at 9:31 PM

      Ooooh that sounds so yummy Deepika!! This ice cream is SO easy to make! And I love that it does’t require yet another kitchen appliance lol. XOXO 🙂

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    Love In My Oven
    June 20, 2017 at 9:31 PM

    Kelly this looks amazing!! I have never tried no-churn ice cream but your recipe is inspiring me to give it a shot! Yum!! XO

    • Reply
      June 20, 2017 at 9:35 PM

      Thank you Katherine! You definitely need to give it a try! It is SO super easy!! XOXO 🙂

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    Ashika - Gardening Foodie
    June 20, 2017 at 10:46 PM

    Yesssss, another reason to for coffee!!!! I also love anything coffee flavoured,cakes,desserts, cookies and of course my 5 cups of coffee a day…but hey who’s counting😉? I adore the ease of no churn ice-cream recipes and I really love the flavours you have added to this ice cream. Soooooo YUMMY!!!😋

    • Reply
      June 22, 2017 at 6:20 AM

      Thanks Ashika!! I love my coffee too 😉 Now I am wanting to make more coffee flavored desserts after all the desserts you just listed hehehe. XOXO 🙂

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    Maria Doss
    June 22, 2017 at 9:50 PM

    Coffee flavor at Cold stone is absolutely my favorite and no-churn for its simplicity. This ice creams screams my name ( and its HOTTTTT here). Have a fab weekend Kelly.

    • Reply
      June 23, 2017 at 7:53 AM

      Thanks Maria! We have just been getting hit day after day with this CRAZY heat. I am totally over it! Time for ice cream! Have a great weekend Maria! XOXO 🙂

  • Reply
    Julianne @ Beyond Frosting
    July 1, 2017 at 10:00 PM

    This recipe looks like perfection!

    • Reply
      July 3, 2017 at 7:38 AM

      Thank you Julianne!! XOXO 🙂

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    Julianne @ Beyond Frosting
    July 1, 2017 at 10:01 PM

    This ice cream is perfection!

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