Creamy homemade blueberry ice cream recipe from @bakedbyrachel
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Blueberry Ice Cream

Creamy homemade blueberry ice cream, bursting with flavor!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time1 d
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Blueberries, Ice cream
Servings: 4 plus

Ingredients

  • 2 C blueberries fresh or frozen
  • 1 C granulated sugar divided
  • 1 Tb lemon juice
  • 2 C heavy cream
  • 1 C whole milk
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 large egg yolks

Instructions

  • Combine 1/4 cup sugar, blueberries and lemon juice in a small saucepan set over medium heat. Bring to a boil and mash berries. Puree blueberry mixture, then strain through a fine mesh strainer. Set aside. 
  • Add 1 cup heavy cream and vanilla to a medium bowl with a mesh strainer set on top. 
  • Combine milk, remaining heavy cream, sugar and salt to a medium saucepan set over medium heat. Stir to dissolve sugar. 
  • Whisk egg yolks in a small bowl.
  • When milk mixture begins to steam, slowly drizzle 1 cup warm liquid into the yolks, while continuously whisking. Pour egg mixture into sacuepan, followed by blueberry puree. Stir to combine. Continue cooking until mixture coats the back of a wooden spoon or rubber spatula. 
  • Pour through mesh strainer into reserved heavy cream. Stir and cool over an ice bath to room temperature. Cover and chill thoroughly, 4-6 hours or overnight. 
  • Churn according to manufacturer's directions. 
  • Transfer churned ice cream to a freezer safe container. Cover and freeze until solid. 

Notes

Recipe serves roughly 4-6, yields 1 quart.
An original recipe from Baked by Rachel