The Deen Bros. Lighter Peach Ice Cream

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The Deen Bros. Lighter Peach Ice Cream

The Deen Bros. Lighter Homemade Peach Ice Cream

126 Fewer Calories
12 g Less Fat

1 1/2 pounds ripe peaches, peeled, pitted, and chopped
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 cups low-fat (2%) milk
1 cup reduced-fat half-and-half
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 egg yolks

Puree the peaches, 1/2 cup sugar, and lemon juice in a food processor.

Bring the milk and half-and-half to a simmer in a medium saucepan. Remove from the heat; stir in the vanilla.

Meanwhile, whisk together the egg yolks and the remaining 1/4 cup of sugar in a small bowl until the mixture is thickened and pale yellow, about 1 minute. Whisk in 1/2 cup of the hot milk mixture into the egg mixture. Slowly pour the egg mixture back into the milk mixture in the pan, whisking constantly. Cook, over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, or until the mixture begins to thicken slightly, about 5 minutes. Do not boil or the mixture may curdle.

Transfer the custard to a medium bowl; stir in the peach mixture until blended. Place the bowl into a larger bowl filled with ice cubes and water. Refrigerate until the custard is well chilled, about 1 hour. 

Pour the peach mixture into an ice-cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Transfer the ice cream to a freezer container, cover and freeze until firm, at least
3 hours or up to 6 hours.

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 15 minutes + freezing time
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Per Serving (1/2 cup): 178 Cal; 5 g Protein; 3 g Tot Fat; 2 g Sat Fat; 1 g Mono Fat; 33 g Carb; 1 g Fiber; 30 g Sugar; 130 mg Calcium; 0 mg Iron; 83 mg Sodium; 83 mg Cholesterol
Original recipe courtesy Paula Deen: Peach Ice Cream
Lightened Up recipe courtesy of The Deen Brothers and the Paula Deen Test Kitchen

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Reader Comments:


Nuthing I enjoy more than a bowl of peach icecream. I have been buying peach yougurt from a home delivery, but now it is discontinued.I am so ready to make yours. This came noy too soon.Thanks Paula

By Ida Dohoney on February 07, 2014


Hello Katrina, The Brothers do currently have their own shows, you can check out some of their recipes and show times here:

By Anonymous on March 07, 2013


I think it's time for the sons to have their own show. I am loving all these lower calorie versions.

By Katrina on February 15, 2013


Paula Denn is a very beautiful women,her smile lights up a can see her sense of humor in her eyes and she makes you feel like her best friend.I am so happy to watch her And get her cookbooks.her sons are so like her.they are beautiful.

By Lynda Clark on July 07, 2012


So glad to see lighter versions of your recipies. Thanks so much for sharing. Way to go on the weight loss.

By Sue Lumm on July 06, 2012

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