Photo: Alex Farnum; Styling: Randy Mon
YieldsMakes 4 1/2 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Use this shortcut method to make just about any ice cream flavor you want.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Mash berries with a fork in a microwave-safe bowl. Stir in sugar. Microwave, stirring every 20 seconds, until sugar has dissolved, 1 minute. Let cool completely.

Step 2
2

Beat ice cream in a stand mixer with the paddle attachment just until smooth, about 30 seconds.

Step 3
3

Scoop ice cream into a freezer-safe straight-sided container, alternating with blackberry mixture and chocolate.

Step 4
4

Fold ice cream to form a swirl, pulling up from the sides and bottom. Press plastic wrap onto surface; cover. Freeze until firm.

Ingredients

 1 1/2 pts. blackberries (about 9 oz.)
 1/4 cup sugar
 1 1/2 qts. vanilla ice cream, softened
 1/2 cup roughly chopped dark chocolate

Directions

Step 1
1

Mash berries with a fork in a microwave-safe bowl. Stir in sugar. Microwave, stirring every 20 seconds, until sugar has dissolved, 1 minute. Let cool completely.

Step 2
2

Beat ice cream in a stand mixer with the paddle attachment just until smooth, about 30 seconds.

Step 3
3

Scoop ice cream into a freezer-safe straight-sided container, alternating with blackberry mixture and chocolate.

Step 4
4

Fold ice cream to form a swirl, pulling up from the sides and bottom. Press plastic wrap onto surface; cover. Freeze until firm.

Blackberry Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream