Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream

I could not resist when I saw beautiful, ripe blueberries at the grocery store. As many dishes as I could use them in, my mind instantly went to creamy, yummy, delicious homemade blueberry ice cream. I was so happy with the final result that I made another batch the very next day.

Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream

I often change recipes when I make them. And I often cut back on things like, oh, cream or sugar. But not when I make homemade blueberry ice cream. This is not the time to be skimpy or try to make a dish super-duper healthy. This is decadent goodness. It’s supposed to be that way.

Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream
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Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream

I could not resist when I saw beautiful, ripe blueberries at the grocery store. As many dishes as I could use them in, my mind instantly went to creamy, yummy, delicious homemade blueberry ice cream.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword blueberry, homemade ice cream
Prep Time 12 hours 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 cups
Calories 782kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Place a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the blueberries, sugar, and salt and stir until the sugar has dissolved.
  • Continue stirring until the mixture comes to a boil. Reduced heat to a low simmer and cook another 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool for 20 minutes.
  • Transfer cooled blueberry mixture to a blender. Puree until smooth (if you want some blueberry chunks, don't puree quite so long!).
  • Transfer pureed mixture to a large bowl. Stir in the heavy cream, milk and lemon juice.
  • Cover bowl with plastic wrap and place in the fridge overnight.
  • Add mixture to your ice cream maker and process per manufacturer's directions. Freeze overnight before serving.
  • Makes about 1 1/2 quarts.

Nutrition

Calories: 782kcal | Carbohydrates: 91g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 29g | Cholesterol: 171mg | Sodium: 178mg | Potassium: 287mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 82g | Vitamin A: 1939IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 174mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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