Peach Ice Cream

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Peach Ice Cream Peach Ice Cream Recipe Courtesy of

Servings: 4 to 6
Prep Time: 4 hours 15 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Difficulty: Easy

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3 large egg yolks
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
1 1/2 cups whole milk
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 large ripe peaches, peeled, halved, pitted, and cut into bite-size chunks





In a large bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and sugar.

In a large saucepan, bring the cream and milk to a simmer over low heat. Whisking constantly, slowly pour the hot milk mixture into the egg mixture until combined; return the combined mixture to the saucepan. Cook over low heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until the custard has thickened enough to coat the back of the spoon, stirring constantly. Immediately strain the custard into a bowl. Set the bowl in a larger bowl filled with ice water to cool, stirring occasionally.

Stir the lemon juice and vanilla into the cooled custard. Freeze in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions, adding the peach chunks halfway through the churning process.

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I'm going to try the peach ice cream. My peaches are not as ripe as I want so I'm going to cook my peaches I'll leave an outcome. I really support your position during these troubling times. Thirty years ago I was a very different person too, my vocabulary was different than now.

By Lorne Haithcox on July 05, 2013


This was really good but I would recommend pureeing the peaches otherwise the peach pieces will be like icy little chunks. Also make sure that you freeze it long enough so that the ice cream will freeze properly

By bella on August 18, 2011


hey i was wondering where you get those good dishes can you make new ones

By candy on April 14, 2011


Why does this say 4 hours & 15 min prep time. Way too much, I don't get it. If anything takes 4 hours prep time, it's not for me.

By Anonymous on August 18, 2010


Paula; this just like my Granddad's recipe with one exception. My Granddad would soak the peach chunks overnight in peach brandy. Drain off the brandy before adding to the custard mix. One bonefide taste of heaven y'all!

By Anonymous on August 10, 2010

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