Homemade Ice Cream Recipes for the Road


July is National Ice Cream Month, but that doesn’t mean you have to guy buy costly cones at the ice cream shop. Make your own ice cream at the campground this summer with these simple ice cream recipes for the road.

Georgia Peach Homemade Ice Cream

What you’ll need:

  • 2 1/2 pounds fresh peaches (peeled, pitted, chopped)
  • 1 pint half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 (can sweetened condensed milk (14 ounces)
  • 1 can evaporated milk (12 ounces)
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation instructions:

  1. Puree the peaches in a blender with the half-and-half cream and sugar.
  2. Inside a gallon ice cream freezer, combine the peach mixture, evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk and vanilla extract.
  3. Pour enough whole milk (may be more or less than 2 cups) to fill the container to the fill line.
  4. Follow the instructions on your ice cream maker to freeze the ice cream.

Summer Strawberry Ice Cream

What you’ll need:

  • 1 quart fresh strawberries
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream (divided)

Preparation instructions:

  1. Place the strawberries in a blender and puree them until smooth. Pour them into a large bowl and set them aside.
  2. In a saucepan over medium heat, heat 1 1/4 cups of heavy cream until it begins to bubble over the pan.
  3. In a separate large bowl, whisk the egg yolks, sugar, 1/4 cup heavy cream and corn syrup together. Pour the hot cream into your egg yolk mixture.
  4. Return the entire mixture to the pan and heat until it is thick enough to coat a metal spoon (about 5 minutes). Try not to let the mixture boil.
  5. Use a sieve to strain the custard into the berry puree. Mix it thoroughly then refrigerate until chilled.
  6. Pour the mixture into your ice cream maker then freeze according to the device’s instructions.

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