Georgia peach ice cream recipe

Published July 13, 2010 1:01AM (EDT)


  • 4 large, ripe peaches
  • Juice of one-half lemon
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 quart heavy cream
  • Salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. Peel the peaches, halve and rough chop. Place them in a food processor and pulse a few times until the mixture is a coarse purée. Place the peaches in a bowl, sprinkle with lemon juice and ¼ cup sugar. Let sit at room temperature for one half-hour.
  2. In another bowl, dissolve remaining ¾ cup sugar in the cream. Add a pinch of salt and pour the cream over the peaches, stirring to combine. Let this mixture sit in the refrigerator for a minimum of two hours and up to a day before freezing it in an ice cream maker. Follow manufacturer's instructions for freezing the ice cream.

By Lucy Mercer

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