I held a lot of jobs in the food industry before becoming a food blogger. I’ve been a host, counter server, assistant manager, barista, host again, server, catering coordinator, marketing & social media person… the list is long. But my favorite job was working for an ice cream shop in my hometown.
I think I’ve told you guys about five times that I worked at an ice cream shop, but that’s because I loved it so much. I started it in my sophomore year in high school. It was my first food-related job, and I had never really liked ice cream up until that point.
Don’t judge me, please. I didn’t know better.
My first shift, the two older girls I was working with said I could sample any flavor I wanted. But I didn’t really want any, so I took one taster spoon, scooped it into a tub of bittersweet chocolate, and called it a night.
The next shift, I figured I should probably taste more ice creams so I could describe them to customers and steer them in the right direction. It was purely for product knowledge.
But then in the coming weeks, I found myself casually eating taster spoonfuls of ice cream more and more. Did you know a casual conversation with coworkers pairs perfectly with casual spoonfuls of ice cream?
Everyone else must have thought the same thing, because that was the culture at the ice cream shop. New flavor? Let’s all try it. Old flavor? Let’s try it again.
As my professional career blossomed at the shop, so did my love for ice cream. And don’t get me started on frappes. Or are you guys milkshake people? Whatever. Same thing.
My absolute favorite frappe to make was half coffee and half Oreo ice cream. As George Takei would say, “Oh my.“
It’s like you live your whole life in Chocolate/Vanilla Ice Cream World, but then you try the coffee/Oreo combo and your mind doesn’t even know how to comprehend it.
I mean, I can’t even explain it well. It’s just utter perfection.
So in honor of my favorite ice cream combo of all time, meet this No Churn Coffee Oreo Ice Cream. Less than 10 minutes of hands-on time and into the freezer for this baby.
The flavor is pretty remarkable. It’s rich and creamy, and the oreos add the perfect amount of chocolate without overwhelming the coffee flavor. I have to say, it’s also pretty damn good in cake form too.
I’m a HUUUGE fan. And seriously. 10 minutes. If you can whip cream, you’re halfway there. More than halfway 🙂
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Hi! Just so you know, I clicked on the pic of your mashmallow bar of some sort (directly after the no churn coffee oreo ice cream) and it sends me to the ice cream recipe…which is delicious btw! Im fiending for marshmallow anything, so wanted to try those bars. I will keep checking back. Thanks for all of you great recipes and videos!
Hi! I made it a second time because it was too salty the first. I reduced the salt to 3/8 teaspoon but it’s still quite salty? Is it my condensed milk? I’m confused why my ice cream is so salty. 🙁
Hi Katrina! That is very bizarre! Are you sure you are using sweetened condensed milk and not evaporated milk? The condensed milk is soooo sweet the ice cream should be quite sweet! Hoping I can help troubleshoot this for you 🙂
Wow I made this last week and let me tell you it was SO good. Thank you for the recipe. Going to try the strawberry one. The only thing is I’ve never honestly whipped heavy whipping cream so I was a little unsure of the time to roughly whip for even though you did disclose to wait until what type of peak to look for. Anyway. Thank you for this amazingly delish recipe.
SO happy you enjoyed these 🙂
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Can I make this in an ice cream maker instead of just making it no churn? Just got an ice cream maker and dying for some good recipes
Hi Devin! This recipe will not work in an ice cream maker. But I do have a few ice cream maker recipes on the site– this Strawberry Ice Cream is fantastic, and this Pistachio Ice Cream is unreal!!!