White Chocolate Habanero No-Churn Ice Cream

This Caribbean pepper is famous for being the hottest chile pepper in the world. They come in a variety of shapes and colors (yellow, orange, green, red, chocolate). Not only are they extremely hot, but they also have a unique, distinctively fruity flavor. It is the key ingredient in the popular Jamaican Jerk sauce. The habanero is also widely used in many different types of hot sauces. The popularity of this chile pepper continues to grow and is becoming easier to find on the grocery shelf.

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  • 1 habanero, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 can 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips, chopped


  1. In a small pan, combine habanero and sugar over medium heat stirring often until sugar starts to melt.
  2. Whisk in sweetened condensed milk and bring to a simmer stirring constantly until sugar is completely dissolved.
  3. Remove from heat and allow to cool and milk steep in the habanero.
  4. In a large bowl, beat cream until stiff peaks form.
  5. With mixer on low speed, whisk in milk habanero mixture.
  6. Fold in white chocolate chips.
  7. Pour into a loaf pan and freeze until set. 2-4 hours.

Recipe from A Dish of Daily Life, 2016