Keto Mason Jar Ice Cream – Chocolate Flavored

Last Updated on May 19, 2021 by Toya

Learn how to make this easy keto mason jar ice cream made with just 4 ingredients and 10 minutes prep time!  This delicious keto mason jar ice cream in chocolate flavor only has 1.4 g net carbs per serving and make the perfect keto dessert for the family!

keto mason jar ice cream

Keto mason jar ice cream

This ice cream is creamy, low in carbs and tastes so good, you won’t believe it’s keto friendly. Made with a base of heavy cream, a low carb sweetener and cocoa, this keto mason jar chocolate ice cream recipe is the perfect 10 minute treat to make that everyone can enjoy.

Not only that, but it’s also super easy to make. This recipe is made with ingredients you already have in your pantry and is great for days when you want to quickly whip up a mason jar dessert without any hassle.

In addition, it does not require any fancy equipment like my other ice cream maker chocolate ice cream. Just a good old mason jar, your ingredients and a few shakes and you’ll be enjoying this keto ice cream recipe in no time!

Keto mason jar ice cream FAQs

Before we dive into the recipe, you’ll find a few answers to some burning questions you may have about making mason jar keto ice cream.

Can keto ice cream be made in a mason jar?

Keto ice cream can be made in a mason jar. In fact, mason jar ice cream is very popular on keto and comes in many different flavors to satisfy sweet cravings.

Can you freeze mason jars?

If you’re planning on making ice cream in a mason jar, you may be worried about placing your mason jar in the freezer. Rest assured that most mason jars are freezer safe and thus you can freeze your mason jar ice cream without any worries. 

Best sweeteners for mason jar keto ice cream

In this mason jar ice cream, powdered erythritol was used, however, you can also choose to use swerve confectioners sweetener or allulose sweetener. These sweeteners will ensure that your ice cream tastes amazing and remains creamy for a few days. 

Can you make keto ice cream with heavy cream?

You sure can. Heavy cream is not only keto approved, but it also makes for some really creamy keto ice cream with none of the carbs and sugars found in regular ice creams! Many keto ice cream recipe you’ll find are made with heavy cream as a main ingredient.

How many carbs are in heavy cream?

This recipe uses heavy cream as the main ingredient to make this ice cream in a jar for a low carb creamy recipe.  According to the USDA, there are no carbs in heavy cream.

How many servings are in a keto mason jar ice cream? 

This depends on the size of your mason jar. Our mason jar ice cream recipe was made in a 24 oz mason jar. Therefore, there are 3 servings or 3 scoops of ice cream per mason jar. 

Now that these questions have been answered, continue reading for some very important tips to help you make the best homemade mason jar keto ice cream ever! 

Tips to make keto homemade ice cream in a mason jar

  1. Ice crystals – these are common in homemade ice cream recipes, especially those not prepared in an ice cream maker. To avoid this, add a tablespoon of vodka into the ice cream mix. The alcohol will prevent ice crystals from forming.
  2. Use a quality cocoa; only quality cocoa will give a rich taste you expect from a chocolate ice cream.
  3. Add-ins; you can add some chopped keto chocolate into the ice cream for a more gourmet keto chocolate ice cream.

Ingredients to make low carb mason jar ice cream

You only need these 4 ingredients to make this low carb ice cream recipe:

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp. powdered Erythritol
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract, sugar-free

How to make keto mason jar ice cream

To make this mason jar ice cream recipe, you will first need to gather all of your ingredients in one place.

 

Next, divide the heavy cream between two mason jars. Divide the cocoa, Erythritol, and vanilla between the jars as well.

 

Cover each mason jar with the lid and shake until all the ingredients are well combined. About 3 minutes of shaking.

mason jar ice cream

 

Place the ice cream in a freezer for at least 3 hours and up to 24 hours.

low carb mason jar ice cream

Serve this deliciously smooth  mason jar keto ice cream straight from the mason jar or scooped into bowls.

The best part is that you can enjoy this ice cream in a jar without using any fancy ice cream machines or without having to tediously stir no churn keto ice cream by hand.

Nutrition for mason jar chocolate flavored keto ice cream

Per scoop (recipe makes 3 large scoops)

  • 110 Calories
  • 11.5g Fat
  • 2.3g Carbs
  • 0.9g Fiber
  • 1.4 Net carbs
  • 1.2g Protein

Toppings for mason jar ice cream keto

Some keto toppings for your keto chocolate ice cream include:

  • Keto chocolate sauce
  • Unsweetened toasted coconut chips
  • Shave low carb chocolate
  • Keto chocolate chips
  • Low carb strawberry sauce

How to serve

Here are a few ways to serve this mason jar chocolate ice cream.

  • You can serve this ice cream between some keto cookies.
  • Serve these with low carb waffles as waffle ice cream sandwiches.
  • Serve these with donuts as donut ice cream sandwiches.

How to store mason jar chocolate ice cream

If you happen to make more of the keto chocolate ice cream than you can eat and you have leftovers, store the leftovers in a mason jar and keep in your freezer for up to 6 months. Once you’re ready to eat your ice cream, let it defrost for a few minutes, then scoop into a bowl and enjoy!

Keto mason jar ice cream flavors

This ice cream is chocolate flavored, however, you can make this into any flavor you’d like. For example, strawberry, mint, vanilla, coffee and more. Just replace the chocolate powder with the flavor of your choice while keeping all the other ingredients for this mason jar ice cream the same. For example:

  • Keto strawberry mason jar ice cream – Replace the cocoa powder with 2 fresh, mashed strawberries  for this flavor variation.
  • Mason jar keto vanilla ice cream – Replace the cocoa powder with 1/2 a scoop of vanilla flavored protein powder
  • Keto peanut butter mason jar ice cream – Use 2 tablespoons of keto peanut butter with the remaining ingredients.
  • Keto mason jar coffee ice cream – For a bold ice cream recipe, swap out the cocoa powder for one teaspoon of instant coffee and enjoy a delicious mason jar low carb coffee ice cream. 
  • Mason jar butter pecan keto ice cream – Swap out the cocoa powder for 1/4 cup of pecans and 2 tablespoons of butter. Chop the pecans and toast them in the butter, let cool, then use this to make your ice cream recipe. 

More keto mason jar recipes

 

Keto Mason Jar Ice Cream  - Chocolate Flavored

Keto Mason Jar Ice Cream - Chocolate Flavored

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

With just 4 ingredients and 10 minutes prep time, you can have this delicious keto mason jar ice cream in chocolate flavor with only 1.4 g net carbs!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp. powdered Erythritol
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract, sugar-free

Instructions

    1. To make this mason jar ice cream recipe, you will first need to gather all of your ingredients in one place.
    2. Next, divide the heavy cream between two mason jars. Divide the cocoa, Erythritol, and vanilla between the jars as well.
    3. Cover each mason jar with the lid and shake until all the ingredients are well combined.
    4. Place the ice cream in a freezer for at least 3 hours and up to 24 hours.
    5. Serve, straight from a jar or scooped into bowls.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 3 servings Serving Size: 1 scoop
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 110Total Fat: 11.5gSaturated Fat: 7.1gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 12mgCarbohydrates: 2.3gNet Carbohydrates: 1.4gFiber: 0.9gSugar: 0.1gProtein: 1.2g

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