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Peach Ice Cream

Homemade peach ice cream in a spoon, slices of peach and mint leaves on wooden plate, selective focus.

Homemade peach ice cream combines two of the greatest parts of summer: frozen desserts and fresh, juicy peaches! This Peach Ice Cream is one sweet dessert everyone will scream for.

Peach Ice Cream

A creamy, delicious Summertime treat! Nothing says summer like creamy, cold, delicious, Old-Fashioned Fresh Peach Ice Cream made with simple, natural ingredients like heavy cream, whole milk, sugar, eggs, and fresh, ripe peaches! This Peach Ice Cream is homemade ice cream at it’s best – indulgent and sweet and churned right at home
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Freeze6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: churned ice cream, Creamy Dessert, custard base, Frozen Dessert, homemade ice cream, ice cream, Peach Ice Cream, summer, summer desserts
Servings: 12
Calories: 157kcal


  • Glide-a-Scoop Ice Cream Tub
  • 1.5-Quart Frozen Yogurt-Ice Cream Maker
  • High-Heat Scraper
  • 10" Chef's Knife
  • 18 x 24-Inch Plastic Cutting Board
  • 7-Speed Digital Hand Mixer
  • Glass Nesting Bowls
  • 3-Quart Saucepan
  • Glass Liquid Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Cups/Spoons Set



  • 1 ½ cups Whole milk
  • 1 cup Heavy cream
  • ½ cup Light corn syrup
  • ¼ tsp. Table salt


  • 3 Egg yolks
  • ¼ cup Sugar


  • 2 cups Coarsely chopped fresh yellow peaches 
  • 2 tbsp. Peach Schnapps, optional 
  • 1 tsp. Fresh lemon juice 
  • tsp. Pure almond extract


  • Combine milk, cream, corn syrup, and salt in a saucepan; bring to a simmer over medium-low heat.
  • Beat yolks and sugar in a bowl with a hand mixer on high speed until thick and pale yellow. Gradually beat 1/2 cup milk mixture into yolk mixture, then whisk back into pan.
  • Stir in peaches and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture coats the back of a spoon, 5–8 minutes; do not allow mixture to boil. Stir in Schnapps, lemon juice, and almond extract. Cool peach mixture in an ice water bath until very cold (or refrigerate until cold).
  • Churn peach mixture in an ice cream machine according to manufacturer's instructions, 15–20 minutes. Transfer ice cream to a container, seal, and freeze overnight.


Per serving, Calories: 157

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories157
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 10g 16%
    • Saturated Fat 6g 30%
  • Cholesterol 77mg 26%
  • Sodium 80mg 4%
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
    • Protein 2g 4%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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