Strawberry Ice Cream

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    Total Time
    8hrs 30mins
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based on 4 ratings

Properly smooth and sweet strawberry ice cream with bits of whole strawberries throughout.

recipe updated May 19, 2020


  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk
    4 (about 80 g)
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    100 g (about ½ cup)
  • Milk icon
    400 g (about 1 ¾ cups)
  • Heavy cream icon
    Heavy cream
    400 g (about 1 ¾ cups)
  • Salt icon
    1 pinch (about 0.38 g)
  • Strawberries icon
    500 g (about 41 ⅔)


  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Blender
  • kCook icon Ice cream maker
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Saucepan

Step preview

  1. Add egg yolk and granulated sugar to a clean medium bowl
  2. Whisk together until pale and light
  3. Add milk, heavy cream and salt to the mixture
  4. Whisk well until thick
  5. Transfer mixture to saucepan
  6. Heat gently until thick
  7. Let cool medium bowl completely
  8. Refrigerate in fridge until completely cool
  9. Add strawberries to a clean large mixing bowl
  10. Mix in granulated sugar to the fruit
  11. Purée half until smooth
  12. Fold fruit into medium bowl
  13. Churn in ice cream maker until thick
  14. Add content of large mixing bowl to mixture
  15. Churn in ice cream maker until well combined - approx 5 min
  16. Freeze until hard
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