Ninja Creami Chocolate Protein Ice Cream—Indulge guilt-free with our delectable Chocolate Protein Ice Cream, crafted specifically for the Ninja Creami. It promises a creamy, rich texture without compromising nutrition.

Ninja Creami Chocolate Protein Ice Cream
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Packed with protein and devoid of added sugars, this innovative recipe transforms your dessert into a satisfyingly healthy treat. Say goodbye to cravings and hello to a decadent yet wholesome delight that’s sure to become your new favorite frozen indulgence.

Ninja Creami Chocolate Protein Ice Cream Recipe

Who says you have to choose between indulgence and fitness?

Indulge guilt-free with our homemade chocolate protein ice cream recipe, combining the sweetness of traditional ice cream with a protein-packed punch.

Made in a Ninja Creami Machine, this frozen delight offers the same creamy texture as regular ice cream but with fewer calories and a higher protein content.

For more delicious Ninja Creami creations, try our Ninja Creami Boozy Cherry Garcia Ice Cream or Ninja Creami Lemon Sobet!

Ninja Creami Chocolate Protein Ice Cream

Ingredients Needed For Ninja Creami Chocolate Protein Ice Cream

Indulge in the ultimate guilt-free dessert with our Ninja Creami Chocolate Protein Ice Cream. It features a creamy blend of chocolate milk, chocolate protein powder, cocoa powder, and a touch of sweetness.

Ninja Creami Chocolate Protein Ice Cream

Remember the step-by-step directions and detailed ingredient list are below, in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post, as well as the nutritional information.

  • Fairlife Chocolate Milk: Thickens the shake, and Fairlife has 50% more protein than regular whole milk.
  • Sugar-Free Chocolate Pudding Mix: Thickens the protein shake and gives you a creamy texture.
  • Chocolate Protein Powder: Adds richness and boosts the protein content of the ice cream, making it a satisfying and nutritious treat.
  • Cocoa Powder: Enhances the chocolate flavor and adds depth to the ice cream, ensuring a rich and indulgent taste.
  • Vanilla Extract (optional): Infuses a subtle hint of vanilla flavor into the ice cream, complementing the chocolate and enhancing its overall taste.

How To Make Ninja Creami Protein Ice Cream

To make Ninja Creami Protein Ice Cream, follow these simple steps:

Ninja Creami Chocolate Protein Ice Cream

Add Fairlife Chocolate Milk, sugar-free chocolate pudding mix, protein powder, cocoa powder, and vanilla extract in an empty Ninja Pint Container. Mix well with a milk frother or large spoon. Cover the mixture with a Ninja Creami lid, place the container flat in the freezer, and freeze for 24 hours.

Ninja Creami Chocolate Protein Ice Cream

Remove the container from the freezer, and remove the lid. Place the pint container into the Ninja Creami Machine, following the instructions for your machine. Press the Ice Cream Button. Allow the Ninja Creami to process before removing the pint container from the machine.

Ninja Creami Chocolate Protein Ice Cream

Remove and mix well. If you would like a creamier ice cream, use a large spoon and make a hole in the center of the ice cream. Add about 2-3 tablespoons of almond or chocolate milk. Place the Ninja Creami Pint Container back into the machine and press the Respin Button.

Remove the pint container from the machine and serve.

Ninja Creami Chocolate Protein Ice Cream

Recipe Variations

Here are some delightful recipe variations for Chocolate Protein Ice Cream:

  • Mint Chocolate Chip: For a refreshing twist on classic chocolate ice cream, add a few drops of peppermint extract and mix in dark chocolate chips.
  • Peanut Butter Swirl: Swirl peanut butter into the chocolate ice cream base for a decadent, indulgent flavor combination.
  • Chocolate Banana: Blend ripe bananas with the chocolate ice cream base for a naturally sweet and creamy variation with added potassium and fiber.
  • Chocolate Hazelnut: Stir in a swirl of Nutella or homemade chocolate hazelnut spread for a rich and nutty flavor profile reminiscent of a popular chocolate hazelnut spread.
  • Rocky Road: Fold in mini marshmallows, chopped nuts (such as almonds or walnuts), and chocolate chunks into the chocolate ice cream base for a satisfyingly crunchy and indulgent treat.
  • Mexican Hot Chocolate: Add a dash of ground cinnamon and a pinch of cayenne pepper to the chocolate ice cream base for a spicy kick and warming flavor reminiscent of Mexican hot chocolate.

These variations offer a variety of flavors and textures to elevate your chocolate protein ice cream experience. They provide endless possibilities to suit your taste preferences. Enjoy experimenting with different combinations to create your perfect frozen treat!

Ninja Creami Chocolate Protein Ice Cream

Pro Tips

  • Use Cold Ingredients: Chill chocolate and almond milk for a creamier texture.
  • Adjust Sweetness: Taste the mixture before freezing and adjust the amount of sweetener to suit your preference. You can use xantham gum or guar gum.
  • Add Mix-Ins Carefully: If adding mix-ins like chocolate chips or nuts, fold them gently after churning to prevent them from sinking to the bottom.
  • Monitor Churning Time: Monitor the ice cream during processing to prevent overmixing, which can result in a grainy texture.
  • Experiment with Flavors: Get creative with flavor variations by adding extracts like peppermint or almond or swapping cocoa powder for other flavors like matcha or peanut butter powder.

Faq’s

Is chocolate protein ice cream healthy? Chocolate protein ice cream can be a healthier alternative to traditional ice cream, especially with wholesome ingredients like almond milk and protein powder. It’s lower in sugar and higher in protein, making it a more nutritious option.

Can I use any protein powder? Yes, you can use your preferred brand and type of chocolate protein powder in this recipe. Whey, casein, plant-based, or collagen protein powders all work well.

Can I make this recipe without an ice cream maker? While an ice cream maker like the Ninja Creami makes the process easier, you can still make chocolate protein ice cream without one. Blend the ingredients, freeze the mixture in a shallow dish, and stir it every 30 minutes until it reaches the desired consistency.

How can I enhance the chocolate flavor? To intensify the flavor, add a tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder or melted dark chocolate to the mixture.

Can I make this recipe vegan? Yes, you can easily do so by using plant-based protein powder and swapping the honey or sweetener for a vegan-friendly option like maple syrup or agave nectar.

How long does chocolate protein ice cream last in the freezer? Chocolate protein ice cream will stay in the freezer for 2-3 months if stored in an airtight container. Just let it thaw for a few minutes before scooping and serving.

Ninja Creami Chocolate Protein Ice Cream

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Ninja Creami Chocolate Protein Ice Cream

Ninja Creami Chocolate Protein Ice Cream

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
1 day
Total Time: 1 day 8 minutes
Servings: 2 Servings

Description

Ninja Creami Chocolate Protein Ice Cream—Indulge guilt-free with our delectable Chocolate Protein Ice Cream, crafted specifically for the Ninja Creami. It promises a creamy, rich texture without compromising nutrition.

Ingredients 

  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate Fairlife milk
  • 1 scoop Chocolate Protein Powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar-free pudding mix
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder, optional
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract, optional

Instructions

  • Add Fairlife Chocolate Milk, sugar-free chocolate pudding mix, protein powder, cocoa powder, and vanilla extract in an empty Ninja Pint Container. Mix well with a milk frother or large spoon. Cover the mixture with a Ninja Creami lid, place the container flat in the freezer, and freeze for 24 hours.
  • Remove the container from the freezer, and remove the lid. Place the pint container into the Ninja Creami Machine, following the instructions for your machine. Press the Ice Cream Button. Allow the Ninja Creami to process before removing the pint container from the machine.
  • Remove and mix well. If you would like a creamier ice cream, use a large spoon and make a hole in the center of the ice cream. Add about 2-3 tablespoons of almond or chocolate milk. Place the Ninja Creami Pint Container back into the machine and press the Respin Button.
  • Remove the pint container from the machine and serve.

Equipment

  • Ninja Creami Ice Cream Machine
  • Ninja Creami Ice Cream Containers
  • Ninja Creami Ice Cream Container Lids

Nutrition

Serving: 1ServingCalories: 237kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 15gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 491mgPotassium: 438mgFiber: 4gSugar: 19gVitamin A: 184IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 312mgIron: 1mg

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