Georgia Peach Ice Cream Recipe
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Georgia Peach Ice Cream Recipe

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My state is well known for growing good peaches. This delicious recipe has been a family favorite for almost 50 years. —Marguerite Ethridge, Americus, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + chilling Process: 20 min./batch + freezing
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + chilling Process: 20 min./batch + freezing
MAKES: 30 servings


  • 4 eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 2 cans (14 ounces each) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1-3/4 pounds fresh peaches, peeled and sliced

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 214 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 109mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. In a large heavy saucepan, whisk eggs, 1 cup sugar and salt until blended; stir in milk. Cook over low heat until mixture is just thick enough to coat a spoon and a thermometer reads at least 160°, stirring constantly. Do not allow to boil. Remove from heat immediately.
  2. Quickly transfer to a bowl; place bowl in a pan of ice water. Stir gently and occasionally for 2 minutes. Stir in sweetened condensed milk. Press plastic wrap onto surface of custard. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  3. When ready to freeze, in a small bowl, mash peaches with remaining sugar; let stand 30 minutes. Fill cylinder of ice cream freezer two-thirds full with custard, stirring in some of the peaches; freeze according to manufacturers' directions. Refrigerate remaining mixture until ready to freeze.
  4. Transfer ice cream to freezer containers, allowing headspace for expansion. Freeze 2-4 hours or until firm. Repeat with remaining ice cream mixture and peaches. Yield: 3-3/4 quarts.
Originally published as Georgia Peach Ice Cream in Country August/September 1997, p49

Sweet White Wine

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

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ejshellabarger User ID: 3870843 249006
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2016

"Delicious! Next time I will mash the peaches up into smaller pieces, closer to a puree. The small/medium sized pieces tend to be too icy for my liking when the ice cream is hard. Thank you for the recipe!"

Emily1937 User ID: 4215673 229740
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2015

"sounds very do-able. Gonna try it this weekend."

peachynonni User ID: 4215913 43712
Reviewed Jun. 15, 2013

"I am from Ga and this is just as good as the peach icecream they serve at Lanes Peach Packing Plant in GA."

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