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Ninja Creami chocolate protein ice cream in a glass with candied sprinkles and chocolate chips

Super Easy Ninja Creami Chocolate Protein Ice Cream

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  • Author: Susan Ramirez
  • Total Time: 5 Minutes
  • Yield: 2.5 cups 1x
  • Diet: Low Lactose


Do you love indulging in a creamy, delicious treat without the guilt? If so, you're going to be thrilled with this Super Easy Ninja Creami Chocolate Protein Ice Cream! 


Units Scale
  • 2 1/2 cups of Fairlife Reduced Fat Chocolate Milk
  • 1 Box of Zero Sugar Jell-O Chocolate Instant Pudding Mix


  1. Add 2 1/2 cups of chocolate milk to your ninja creami container. Add in 1/2 package of Zero Sugar Instant Chocolate Pudding Powder to your chocolate milk and blend well. You can use a small hand held mixer or a spoon to blend.
  2. Cover with a the lid and place in the freezer for 4-5 hours.
  3. Remove deluxe pint from freezer and remove lid from deluxe pint.
  4. Place pint into your bowl, lock outer bowl lid. Turn on Ninja Creami machine and place bowl assembly into machine twist handle right to lock in place. Press the full button, turn dial to lite ice cream button and push button to start the Ninja Creami ice cream machine.
  5. When processing is complete transfer ice cream to a serving bowl and serve immediately. If you want to add a mix in like cookie crumble or chocolate chips now is the time. Just remove the lid and add in your desired topping then place lid back on and do a quick re spin to incorporate your mix ins. 
  6. Ready to serve..should be soft and creamy..Enjoy!!! 


  • Use High-Quality Protein Powder: If you want to add additional protein opt for a chocolate protein powder with minimal additives and a good flavor profile to ensure your ice cream tastes great.
  • Milk Options: Use full-fat milk or a dairy alternative like coconut milk or almond milk for a creamier texture.
  • Add Sweeteners: Consider natural sweeteners like stevia, erythritol, or monk fruit to keep the ice cream low in sugar without sacrificing sweetness.
  • Incorporate Healthy Fats: Add a small amount of healthy fats like coconut oil, MCT oil, or avocado to improve the texture and richness of the ice cream.
  • Blend Thoroughly: Ensure all ingredients are well-blended before freezing to avoid lumps and ensure a smooth texture.
  • Use Xanthan Gum or Guar Gum: Adding a pinch of these stabilizers can help improve the texture and prevent ice crystals from forming.
  • Chill the Mixture: Chill the ice cream mixture in the freezer for a few hours before processing in the Ninja Creami.
  • Add Mix-Ins at the Right Time: Incorporate mix-ins like chocolate chips, nuts, maple syrup, peanut butter or fruit during the final stages of processing to maintain their texture.
  • Experiment with Flavors: Enhance your chocolate protein ice cream with flavor extracts like vanilla, mint, or almond for a unique twist.
  • Control Portion Sizes: Pour the mixture into smaller containers for individual servings, which can help with portion control and faster freezing.
  • Monitor Freezing Time: Check the consistency of your ice cream periodically while it's freezing to achieve the perfect texture.
  • Avoid Over-Mixing: When using the Ninja Creami, be careful not to over-mix, as this can lead to a less creamy texture.
  • Adjust Consistency: If the ice cream is too thick, add a splash of milk during processing to achieve the desired consistency.
  • Use Quality Chocolate: Incorporate high-quality cocoa powder or melted dark chocolate for a richer chocolate flavor.
  • Taste and Adjust: Taste the mixture before freezing and adjust sweetness, chocolate flavor, or other elements as needed.
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 Minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 Container
  • Calories: 391
  • Sugar: 28.3 g
  • Sodium: 661.5 mg
  • Fat: 10.6 g
  • Trans Fat:
  • Carbohydrates: 30.7 g
  • Protein: 30.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 47.2 mg