Pineapple Ice Cream Recipe
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Pineapple Ice Cream Recipe

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Phyllis Schmalz of Kansas City, Kansas relies on her ice cream maker when whipping up this five-ingredient frozen treat. The creamy concoction has just the right amount of pineapple to keep guests asking for more.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Process: 20 min./batch + freezing
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Process: 20 min./batch + freezing
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1-3/4 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 478 calories, 31g fat (18g saturated fat), 212mg cholesterol, 98mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (43g sugars, 0g fiber), 7g protein .


  1. In a large saucepan, heat milk to 175°; stir in sugar until dissolved. Whisk a small amount of the hot mixture into the eggs. Return all to the pan, whisking constantly. Cook and stir over low heat until mixture reaches at least 160° and coats the back of a metal spoon.
  2. Remove from the heat. Cool quickly by placing pan in a bowl of ice water; stir for 2 minutes. Stir in whipping cream and pineapple. Press waxed paper onto surface of custard. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight.
  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: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pineapple Ice Cream in Quick Cooking May/June 2002, p42

Sweet White Wine

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

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aimed123 49162
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2014

"Easy and delicious. The pineapple flavor was delicate but pronounced, perfect!"

CourtneyLayne 110783
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2012

"made this over memorial day and it was a HUGE hit. Going to try it out again this weekend but am using strawberries instead of pineapple."

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