Low-Carb Low-Calorie Chocolate Gelato | dietplan-101.com

Gelato is the Italian word for ice cream. It is softer with a more elastic texture compare to normal ice cream. The homemade Gelato recipe is simple with only a few ingredients. You need an ice cream maker for this recipe.

This recipe yields 6 servings with each serving of 6.6 g net carbs and 84 calories.

Chocolate Gelato with Ice Cream Machine


  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 tbsps + 5 tbsps granulated sweetener (or to taste)
  • 2 cups (500 ml) of low-fat milk
  • 3 tbsps unsweetened cocoa powder


  1. Whisk together egg yolks in a bowl, then add in 2 tbsps. sweetener and beat until fluffy.
  2. Warm the milk to about 175°F/80°C, then whisk in the remaining sweetener and cocoa powder.
  3. Gradually add half of the warm milk mixture to the beaten egg yolks, keep whisking while adding.
  4. Add the egg yolk mixture to the remaining milk mixture.
  5. Stir the mixture over medium heat, and reduce heat to low when the mixture starts to thicken.
  6. Continue cooking until you have a slightly thick custard (thick enough to coat the back of a spoon and hold the shape of a line when a finger is drawn through it).
  7. Remove from heat and strain into a container and set aside to cool.
  8. Once cooled, refrigerate for 6-8 hours or freeze for 2 hours.
  9. Churn in an ice cream maker for about 30 minutes until you have smooth ice cream.
  10. Serve immediately as a soft serve ice cream. You may also freeze for a few hours for a firmer consistency. Remove from freezer 15 minutes before serving.
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