Best Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

Best Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

One of the best parts of summer is ice cream!  Another great summer treat is strawberries.  Put them together into the best strawberry ice cream you ever had, and you can’t lose!  I’ll admit, I was never a huge strawberry ice cream fan when I tried the kind you buy at the store, but once I made my own….love at first taste!  This recipe has a secret ingredient that sets it apart from the rest and gives it that little extra zip.

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Best Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe
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This strawberry ice cream recipe uses one surprising ingredient that sets it apart from the rest.
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 8
  • 1 pound fresh strawberries, hulled and washed
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons 100% Pure Vanilla Extract
  • ¼ teaspoon 100% Pure Lemon Extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  1. Add all the ingredients EXCEPT milk and cream into a large glass bowl and mash with a potato masher until slightly chunky.
  2. Add the milk and cream and continue mashing until the liquid has turned a bright pink color.
  3. Allow to sit refrigerated for 2 - 4 hours.
  4. Stir again and then add to your ice cream maker and follow appliance instructions.


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  1. says

    Awesome! I’m picky about strawberry too, but I’d be willing to give it another chance. I can’t justify the ownership of an ice cream maker yet though – it’s too much of a unitasker. Maybe if I can snag one at a garage sale?

  2. says

    I haven’t made ice cream in years, but there are so many ice cream recipes on blogs right now I have to give it a try! This looks delicious.

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