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Best Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

Best Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

I've made this ice cream often, and it comes out smooth and creamy every time. Our state produces of lot of strawberries, and they are so good!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Process: 20 min. + freezing YIELD:16 servings


  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 2 cups pureed unsweetened strawberries
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1. In a large heavy saucepan, combine eggs and milk; stir in sugar. Cook over low heat until mixture is just thick enough to coat a metal spoon and a thermometer reads at least 160°, stirring constantly. Do not allow to boil. Remove from heat immediately; add marshmallows, stirring until melted.
  • 2. Quickly transfer to a large bowl; place bowl in a pan of ice water. Stir gently and occasionally for 5-10 minutes or until cool. Stir in remaining ingredients. Press plastic wrap onto surface of custard. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  • 3. Fill cylinder of ice cream freezer two-third full; freeze according to the 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: about 2 quarts.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 153 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 35mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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habenaroman User ID: 7905288 250146
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2016

"Best ice cream recipe that I've found. Looking forward to trying other fruits with it."

GG56 User ID: 1149014 224845
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2015

"This recipe is awful!! I knew adding marshmallows was a mistake. It had a chalky aftertaste. I took one taste... Threw everything out and deleted the recipe. What a waste of ingredients and time!!"

jnieman50 User ID: 3577437 53622
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2014

"Very good! A hit at a friends get together. I think I will try it with peaches. Since I didn't plan ahead, I cooled it for a period in the freezer rather than cooling overnight and had no problem."

PTuttle User ID: 3628184 49432
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2012

"Great flavor. I did have a little trouble getting the mini marshmallows to melt down. I finally used a whisk and that broke them down so they would blend smoothly."

KPeralta User ID: 5188496 53528
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2011

"used marshmallow creme isnstead its amazing"

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