Apricot Ice Cream

Apricot Ice Cream

Yield: 5 cups Servings
Cook/Prep Time: 2 hours 15 minutes

How To Make

Yield: 5 cups Servings
Cook/Prep Time: 2 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb fresh apricots plus 3 or 4 more for chopping and adding at the end
  • 1 ½ cups heavy cream
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • ½ cup sugar
  • Juice of ½ lemon

Directions

  1. Halve the pound of apricots and give them a rough chop. Put them in the bowl of a food processor, add the lemon juice, and process until you have a smooth puree. Pulse the machine and scrape down the sides as necessary. Give the extra 3 or 4 apricots a rough chop and set aside. You will add them into the ice cream later.
  2. Add the sugar to the cream and milk, and stir until the sugar is completely dissolved. This will take a couple of minutes. Stir until you feel no more grains of sugar left.
  3. Combine the apricot puree and the cream mixture. Whisk until it is completely mixed. Refrigerate until very cold, at least 2 hours.
  4. Pour the mixture into your ice cream maker and run according to your machine’s directions. When the ice cream is thick and almost done, add in the reserved chopped apricot chunks, and let the machine run until they are well incorporated.
  5. When the ice cream is done, it will be very soft. You can eat it as is, or put it in the freezer to firm up. Take it out of the freezer 15 minutes before serving to allow it to soften enough to scoop.

Recipe Notes

Source: theviewfromgreatisland.com by Sue Moran

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