Makeover Lemon Custard Ice Cream Recipe
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Makeover Lemon Custard Ice Cream Recipe

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You'll love this fantastic light ice cream that matches the wonderful, yet heavier original in taste and texture. We think it'll quickly become a staple for your family. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Processing: 20 min./batch + freezing
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Processing: 20 min./batch + freezing
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons apple jelly
  • 3 cups fat-free half-and-half
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) fat-free sour cream
  • 1 cup lemon juice

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 189 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 118 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine sugar, flour and salt. Gradually add milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat to low; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from heat.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk a small amount of hot mixture into eggs; return all to pan, whisking constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes. Remove from heat immediately; stir in jelly until melted.
  3. Quickly transfer to a large bowl; place bowl in a pan of ice water. Stir gently and occasionally for 2 minutes. Stir in half-and-half, sour cream and lemon juice. Press plastic wrap onto surface of custard. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  4. Fill cylinder of ice cream freezer two-thirds full; freeze according to manufacturer’s directions. Refrigerate remaining mixture until ready to freeze.) Transfer ice cream to freezer containers, allowing headspace for expansion. Freeze 2-4 hours or until firm. Repeat with remaining ice cream mixture. Yield: 2 quarts.
Originally published as Makeover Lemon Custard Ice Cream in Healthy Cooking April/May 2008, p10

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 189 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 118 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 11, 2009

"Enjoyed the texture, but the taste was too much sour cream and not enough lemon."

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