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Plum Ice Cream

 Plum Ice Cream
Here's a pretty ice cream that is such a light refreshing finale to a holiday meal, it melts any resistance to dessert!
32 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Process: 20 min./batch + freezing


  • 2 cans (30 ounces each) whole plums
  • 6 cups milk
  • 4 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • Red food coloring, optional


  • Drain plums, reserving 1 cup syrup. Peel plums and remove pits. Place
  • in a food processor, cover and process plums until smooth.
  • In a large bowl, combine the milk, cream, sugar, lemon juice, plums,
  • reserved syrup and food coloring if desired. Stir until sugar is
  • dissolved.
  • Fill cylinder of ice cream freezer two-thirds full; freeze according
  • to manufacturer's directions. Refrigerate remaining mixture until
  • ready to freeze. Allow to ripen in ice cream freezer or firm up in
  • refrigerator freezer for 2-4 hours before serving. Yield: 4 quarts.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 195 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 34 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white

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Plum Ice Cream (continued)

Wine (continued)
wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.