Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream Recipe

homemade blueberry ice cream recipe

A homemade blueberry ice cream recipe made with fresh or frozen blueberries, cream, sugar, and vanilla. Prepare in an electric ice cream freezer for an easy summer dessert treat.

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If you are looking for a smooth and creamy ice cream dessert that is easy to make, try this for a change of pace. The children will think the blue-purple color of the ice cream is fun and different.


It also makes a nice refreshing dessert for adults and adds color to your table. Serve in a white ice cream bowl and garnish with a mint leaf for a simple and elegant statement. Top with fresh blueberries or enjoy it plain in a cone or dish. It is a great way to enjoy the produce of the summer.

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Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream Recipe

Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream Recipe
 
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A homemade blueberry ice cream recipe made with fresh or frozen blueberries, cream, sugar, and vanilla. Prepare in an electric ice cream freezer for an easy summer dessert treat.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6 cups
Ingredients
  • 2 pints fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, lightly whipped
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Instructions
  1. Mash the blueberries and cook with granulated sugar on medium heat, stirring constantly for 5 minutes. Press berries through a sieve and discard the skins. Cool the berry liquid to room temperature.
  2. Using an electric hand mixer, whip the whipping cream just until some body is created. Do not whip until stiff.
  3. Add salt, lightly whipped cream, evaporated milk, and vanilla to the berries.
  4. Put the the blueberry liquid in the freezer for two hours to chill.
  5. Churn in a 4-Quart Electric Ice Cream Freezer according to manufacturers directions. Freeze until almost solid and enjoy.
Notes
Makes about 6 cups of ice cream.

***If using frozen blueberries, thaw them completely first and then proceed with the instructions.

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About the author

Laura Warnke

Laura Warnke is a mom, wife, and Midwest cook that enjoys sharing many of her family's favorite comfort food recipes. She grew up on a farm in Wisconsin and loves to bring that farm-style home cooking to your table.

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