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Peach Ice Cream with Raspberry Swirls

Creamy homemade peach ice cream with tart raspberry swirls throughout. A fun and flavorful recipe to use fresh summer fruit!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time1 d
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Ice cream
Servings: 4 plus


Ice cream:

  • 1 1/2 C whole milk
  • 1 1/2 C heavy cream
  • 3/4 C granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 C peach puree roughly 3 peaches 
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Raspberry sauce:

  • 6 oz raspberries
  • 2-3 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp cornstarch


  • Remove skin from peaches. Puree fruit in a food processor or blender. If desired, press puree through a mesh strainer to remove any large pieces remaining. Set aside. 
  • Add 1 cup heavy cream and vanilla to a medium bowl, with clean mesh strainer set on top. 
  • Add remaining heavy cream, milk, 3/4 cup 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 of warm liquid into the yolks, while whisking continuously. Pour egg mixture into saucepan, followed by peach puree. Stir to combine. Continue cooking until mixture coats the back of a wooden spoon or spatula. 
  • Pour warm liquid 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. 
  • Puree raspberries. Taste and add sugar to desired tartness level. Press through a mesh strainer, discarding seeds. Add in cornstarch, whisking until combined. Microwave in 20 second intervals, whisking in between, until puree has thickened. Press plastic wrap to the surface and cool completely in the refrigerator. 
  • Churn ice cream according to manufacturer's directions
  • In a freezer safe container, layer ice cream and drizzles of raspberry puree. Gently swirl with a knife, if desired. Cover and freeze until solid. 


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