Vanilla ice cream with dark chocolate pieces swirled into it sounded just about perfect to me. The fact that I could give it a fancy name, just made me laugh. Stracciatella is simply a vanilla base ice cream or gelato with chocolate shavings swirled into it.
I wanted to make something quick and easy and not heavy at all, so I used a basic vanilla ice milk formula and then swirled in the chocolate last of all. We really enjoyed this dessert. It is not a typical ice cream. It was very soft straight out of the freezer, almost like a thick milkshake in consistency. I, personally, preferred it the following day when it had solidified a bit more.