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Citrus-Banana Ice Cream Recipe

Of all the homemade ice creams I make, this is my favorite. The combination of banana and citrus flavors is simply delicious.—Sharon Dearden, Henefer, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + Process 20 min./batch + freezing YIELD:24 servings


  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 medium ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1-1/3 cups orange juice
  • 2/3 cup lemon juice
  • 3 cups heavy whipping cream


  • 1. In a large saucepan, heat milk to 175°; stir in sugar until dissolved. Cool quickly by placing pan in a bowl of ice water; stir for 2 minutes.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the bananas, orange juice and lemon juice; stir in cream and milk mixture.
  • 3. Fill cylinder of ice cream freezer two-thirds full; freeze according to the manufacturer's directions. Refrigerate remaining mixture until ready to freeze. When ice cream is frozen, transfer to a freezer container; freeze for 2-4 hours before serving. Yield: about 3 quarts.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 239 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 24mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.