I love ice cream! Just about every evening I get to craving the milky sweet goodness of a bowl of ice cream. And, with strawberries, ice cream all the better. Ice cream is the perfect ending to a summer dinner. But, I don’t always have ice cream on-hand in the freezer. That’s why this Strawberry No-churn Ice Cream recipe is the perfect option for a summer dessert idea. Oh, who am I kidding, it’s a great idea any time of the year!
Maybe I enjoy ice cream so much because it reminds me of my childhood. My dad was always doing little acts of love for his four children. One of those was ice cream treats. Sometimes, it was stopping at the ice cream shop when we were out and about. And, other times it was keeping a quart or two in the freezer for an anytime treat.
I think it’s a good idea to include desserts in meal planning a couple of times a week. It makes the kids happy, and we all need a little something sweet from time to time, don’t we?
And, ice cream is an uncomplicated dessert that doesn’t need a lot of prep work. Your kids will love it any day of the week.
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Strawberries are easy to find all through the summer months. And, with just four simple, pantry ingredients you’ll be able to whip up this no-churn ice cream recipe easily. No last minute runs to the grocery because you’ve likely got the ingredients at-home.
4 Simple Ingredients for Strawberry No-churn Ice Cream
See… simple ingredients.
Once you have the strawberries puréed you will need to whip the heavy cream. You can use a hand mixer, or a stand mixer. I love using my KitchenAid to whip cream, it’s so fast!
This recipe reminds me so much of the fresh homemade ice cream we’d have for family reunions and church potlucks when I was growing up. The creamy cold goodness will cool you off on hot summer days with that just the right amount of sweetness.
- 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
- 2 cups cold heavy cream
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- ½ quart strawberries, pureed
- extra strawberries, sliced
- Remove stems and puree strawberries in a food processor for 15-20 seconds.
- With a mixer, beat heavy whipping cream until thick.
- Pour in sweetened condensed milk, vanilla, and strawberries and fold with a rubber spatula until smooth. Don't over mix. You want it to remain light and fluffy.
- Next, spoon ice cream into a freezer safe container. And, add in extra strawberry slices.
- Freeze for 5-6 hours or overnight.
- When it is time to serve, remove the container from the freezer and let sit on the counter for 5-10 minutes before serving to soften.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 367Total Fat: 20.7ggSaturated Fat: 12.8ggCholesterol: 77mgmgSodium: 100mbmgCarbohydrates: 40.8ggNet Carbohydrates: 39.8ggFiber: 1ggSugar: 38.4ggProtein: 6.4gg
Are you ready to give this recipe a try? I’m sure it will be one you’ll want to make again and again. If so, go ahead and print the recipe using the card/print button above. Or, you can simply pin it to your favorite desserts Pinterest board.
What about you? Do you crave strawberry ice cream as much as I do? I’d love to know your best childhood memory of your family and ice cream.
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