Homemade peach ice cream is rich and creamy with the perfect amount of peach flavor. A delicious way to enjoy peach season.
Homemade Ice Cream
Peach season hits in August in the Pacific Northwest. We had lots of ripe peaches from our peach picking excursion last week so we needed to use them up and the girls voted for peach ice cream. They voted this the BEST peach ice cream!
How to Make Peach Ice Cream
- Peel and cut peaches into bite size pieces. For tips on how to easily and quickly peel a peach check out this post.
- Add some sugar to peaches. Allow them to sit for 10 minutes or so to allow the peaches to release their juice. I used three peaches, you will want two cups of pureed peaches.
- Prepare Peaches. Depending on the consistency of ice cream you want, you can either smash the peaches with a fork and leave them in bigger chunks or for a smoother consistency, puree them in a blender.
- Mix together milk, half and half, whipping cream, sugar and vanilla.
- Combine peaches and milk mixture.
- Pour into ice cream maker and process according to manufactuer’s directions.
- After it has set up transfer it to an insulated ice cream container and put in freezer to firm up.
Caramel Ice Cream Topping
Because I could just not leave good enough alone and I had a container of homemade caramel sauce in the refrigerator. I had to add some to my peach ice cream. Something great just got better and we loved it even more.
Ice Cream Making Questions
Yes, you may. Let them thaw at least partially before blending them in the blender.
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Peach Ice Cream
- 1 1/2 cups white sugar
- 2 cups fresh peaches chopped or pureed
- 2 cups heavy cream
- 1 cups half-and-half cream
- 1 cup whole milk
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- pinch of salt
- puree peaches in blender or food processor or smash with a fork
- Mix together milks, sugar and vanilla.
- Add peach mixture to milk mixture
- Pour into ice cream maker and process to manufacturer's directions
- Place in a freezer container and freeze to allow to set up.
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Originally posted August 13, 2010