Peach Ice Cream

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Peach ice cream is a treat that I always look forward to in the summer. Once we get our peaches from the peach truck, I start making ice cream (and tea, and freezing peaches, canning peaches, etc). It's a very simple process, and the reward is huge. I use a little less cream than a normal base, so it comes out somewhere between a creamy ice cream and sorbet. I hope you enjoy!

Peach Ice Cream

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Cooling1 d
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 379kcal
Author: SatMorning21


Ice Cream

  • 5 peaches
  • 1 ½ Cups Milk
  • 1 Cup Heavy cream
  • 3/4 Cup Sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • ½ T Vanilla


  • To peel the peaches, you can either cut away the skin of the peach, or do a boil method (similar to how you would peel a tomato.) I cut away the skin because I like making a simple syrup from the the skins (for Peach Tea or Peach Bellini.)
  • To boil: bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cut an “X” on the bottom of each peach. It doesn’t have to be deep, just enough to get through the skin. Then place the peaches in the water for 2 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon or wire basket, and immediately place in a bowl filled with ice water. Wait for a minute and then fish them out and peel away the skin.
  • Add milk, sugar and cream to a pot, and bring to a slow boil. You want to see small bubbles along the sides of the pot.
  • Mix egg yolk in a small bowl. Slowly add 1 cup of the hot milk to the egg mixture. Mix well. Then add the egg mixture back into the pot with the milk. This process is called tempering.
  • Heat the mixture over medium low until it thickens. About 10 minutes.
  • Strain mixture into a blender with the peaches. Allow to sit for 5 minutes for the liquid to somewhat cook the peaches, the blend until smooth.
  • Empty into a large container and place in the fridge overnight.
  • The next day, prepare you ice cream churning tool. Add you ice cream base and churn until the base for 8-10 minutes. Once it hardens into ice cream, put into the freezer for a couple hours to really set.
  • That's it! Scoop out some ice cream and enjoy!


Calories: 379kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 112mg | Sodium: 65mg | Potassium: 284mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 1080IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 1mg




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