Goat Cheese-Strawberry Ice Cream

Blogger Cheri Liefeld of Adventures in the Kitchen shares a recipe for creamy strawberry ice cream that has a little kick in each bite.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 45 min
  • Servings 6

cup sliced fresh strawberries
tablespoons packed brown sugar
teaspoon ancho chile pepper powder
cups half-and-half or whipping cream
cup whole milk
oz chèvre (goat) cheese, softened
cup sugar
teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 In small bowl, place strawberries; sprinkle with brown sugar and chile pepper powder. Let stand 30 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, stir half-and-half, milk, cheese, sugar and vanilla with whisk. Pour into ice-cream freezer and freeze according to manufacturer’s directions.
  • 3 Mash strawberries with potato masher; swirl into ice cream. Transfer to freezer container. Cover; freeze 2 hours or until serving time.

Expert Tips

Omit the ancho chile pepper powder, if desired, and sprinkle only the brown sugar on the strawberries.

Fresh strawberries not available? Substitute strawberry preserves.