When peaches are in season, this recipe is at the top of my list to make. The pureed fruit lends a fresh flavor to the silky-smooth ice cream. You'll have to make it more than once, though, because the first batch never lasts long!
Adding peaches to a mouthwatering vanilla ice cream recipe I got from my mother-in-law resulted in this fabulous flavor. My boys say it's the greatest and think it tastes best served outdoors under a shade tree!—Lisa Tenbarge, Haubstadt, Indiana
“Our family loves ice cream, and this homemade version is a family favorite,” says Catherine MacRae Lyerly of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. “I came up with the recipe when I needed to use up the fruit from our peach trees.”
I use peaches in most every way you can think of. In this recipe, some simple and delicious ingredients like fresh peaches, sugar and cream combine in a delightful way.—Sharon W. Bickett, Chester, South Carolina
With the whirl of a blender, this yummy summer treat is ready in no time at all! Vanilla ice cream gets dressed up with peaches, cinnamon and vanilla for a cool, refreshing dessert.—Donna Jo Cuddy, Gainesville, Georgia
When our kitchen crafters dished up Helen Banycky's ice cream, they were struck by its refreshingly real flavor—and by how the shape of the scoops suggested actual peaches. To expand that look, they rolled the scoops in gelatin for a fuzzy appearance. "They do resemble peaches," Helen, who's from Carterville, Illinois, told us after we shared what our cooks had one. "I'll have to try that trick, too!"—Helen Banycky, Carterville, Illinois
Peaches are a pleasure eaten plain. But when blended into ice cream, they're incredible. Lighter than commercial brands, this cool concoction is a natural family pleaser. —Florine Bruns, Fredericksburg, TX
"I first tried this recipe to serve at my grandparents' 50th anniversary celebration—it was a wonderful way to top off an already delicious event," recalls Jenni Anderson of Bullhead City, Arizona. "Everyone really appreciated the homemade treat."