Lemon ice cream recipe

Best Lemon Ice Cream Recipe

Lemon ice cream recipe is light and refreshing. This is a very delicious homemade lemon ice cream recipe that is a perfect treat in summers. You can enjoy your summer weekends by doing long walks in warm weather and having lemon ice cream in your hands.

Why You’ll Love Lemon Ice Cream

Everyone loves lemon so lemon ice cream is everyone’s favorite ice cream flavor. It is a perfect summer dessert. Moreover, it is not too tart or too sweet. Also, it has a refreshing ice cream flavor.

Lemon ice cream recipe

Ingredients For Lemon Ice Cream Recipe

For this lemon ice cream recipe you will be needing lemons. Sugar is added for the sweetness. Eggs, milk and heavy cream is needed for the perfect texture of ice cream base. vanilla extract and salt I added for the flavor.

How To Make Lemon Ice Cream

Here is an overview of what you can expect when you are making this ice cream. Firstly, combine egg, sugar, salt, lemon juice and zest, also one cup of milk. Cook the mixture over medium heat. Then strain to remove lemon rind and any egg pieces. After you strained the mixture, place it in the refrigerator. After chilling, process according to the given information. Lastly, keep ice cream in the freezer until it is hardened.

Lemon ice cream recipe

Lemon Ice Cream Variations

There are two variations regarding this ice cream recipe; vanilla ice cream and chocolate ice cream. These two ice cream recipes are also very delicious.

How To Store Lemon Ice Cream

You can store homemade lemon ice cream in the freezer. Transfer it to an airtight container and wrap the surface of the ice cream with a piece of parchment paper. Store your ice cream in the freezer for about 1 month.

Lemon ice cream recipe

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Lemon ice cream recipe

Lemon Ice Cream

This homemade lemon ice cream is tart, tangy, and refreshing. This ice cream recipe is very easy to make. All you need to make it are fresh ingredients and an ice cream maker.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Freezing Time: 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 5
Calories 298 kcal


  • 1 1/2 Tbsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Pinch of salt


  • Firstly, in a pan mix together zest, juice, sugar, salt and eggs.
  • Then, add in 1 cup whole milk and vanilla.
  • After that, cook the mixture over medium heat and stir constantly until it comes to a simmer.
  • Also, strain through a sieve to remove zest if desired.
  • Moreover, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until cold.
  • Lastly, add in whipping cream and freeze in the ice cream maker according to the given instructions.
Keyword Lemon Ice Cream
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