Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe
Deliciously creamy strawberry ice cream with chunks of fresh strawberries mixed into it. Mint extract takes this homemade strawberry ice cream recipe to the next level.
- 3 cups strawberries chopped
- 1½ cups granulated sugar
- 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 1½ cups heavy cream
- 1½ cups half and half
- 1 tsp mint extract
- 1 tsp sea salt
Add the chopped strawberries into a large bowl along with 1/2 cup of granulated sugar and lemon juice. Let the strawberries sit for 10-15 minutes until the juices have been released.
Remove 1 cup of the chopped strawberries using a slotted spoon and set it aside. Pour the remaining strawberries into a blender and process until it is blended.
Stir the blended strawberries, heavy cream, half and half, mint extract, and sea salt.
Pour the strawberry heavy cream mixture into an ice cream machine and churn the strawberry ice cream according to the manufacturer's instructions.
During strawberry ice cream's the last 5 minutes of churning time, add the reserved strawberries.
Transfer the strawberry ice cream to a freezer-safe container and freeze it for 4-6 hours before scooping.
- If you are using frozen strawberries instead of fresh strawberries, defrost them before dicing them up and combining them with granulated sugar and lemon juice.
- If you cannot find mint extract, substitute it with vanilla or lemon extract.
Serving: 122gCalories: 229kcalCarbohydrates: 31.33gProtein: 1.61gFat: 11.52gSaturated Fat: 7.102gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.48gMonounsaturated Fat: 3.306gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 235mgPotassium: 140mgFiber: 0.7gSugar: 29.07gVitamin A: 452IUVitamin C: 22mgCalcium: 53mgIron: 0.17mg