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Lime Ice Cream Recipe

Lime Ice Cream Recipe

Lime Ice Cream, from field editor Betsy Hedeman, Relay, maryland, ends the meal with a burst of sweet-tart flavor. It's an inexpensive way to cool off on hot days.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling Process: 20 min. + freezing YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 cups milk
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime peel
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine milk and sugar. Cook over medium heat until sugar is dissolved and mixture reaches 175°. Cool to room temperature. Stir in the lime juice and peel. Freeze in an ice cream freezer according to manufacturer's directions.
  • 2. Transfer frozen lime mixture to a large bowl; allow to soften slightly. In a small bowl, beat whipping cream until stiff peaks form. Fold into softened lime mixture. Allow ice cream to firm up in your refrigerator freezer for 4 hours before serving. Yield: 4 servings (about 1 quart).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 528 calories, 26 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 83 mg sodium, 72 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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