Apple Ice Cream

One-up your favorite ice-cream shop when you create this fruit-flavored ice cream at home!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 50 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1/2
cup sugar
1
cup milk
1/4
teaspoon salt
3
egg yolks, beaten
2
cups whipping (heavy) cream
1
teaspoon vanilla
Red or green food color, if desired
3
medium eating apples, peeled, cored and cut up
1/2
cup sugar
1
tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 Mix 1/2 cup sugar, the milk, salt and egg yolks in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, just to boiling (do not boil). Refrigerate uncovered in chilled bowl 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes or until room temperature.
  • 2 Stir whipping cream, vanilla and 3 or 4 drops food color into milk mixture.
  • 3 Place half of the apples, 1/2 cup sugar and the lemon juice in food processor or blender. Cover and process, using quick on-and-off motions, until coarsely chopped. Add remaining apples. Cover and process until finely chopped but not mashed.
  • 4 Stir apple mixture into milk mixture. Pour into 2-quart ice-cream freezer. Freeze according to manufacturer's directions.

Expert Tips

(Total time will vary with appliance and setting.)

Fill a graham cracker pie shell with apple ice cream. Poke holes in ice cream, and top with a layer of caramel topping for Caramel Apple Ice-Cream Pie.

Just a bit of ice cream left over? Melt it to use as a creamy sauce for bread pudding or pear pie.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
225
(
Calories from Fat
125 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14 g
14 %
(Saturated Fat
9 g,
9 %
),
Cholesterol
100 mg
100 %;
Sodium
75 mg
75 %;
Total Carbohydrate
24 g
24 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
2 g
2 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.