Peach Orchard Ice Cream Recipe

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Peach Orchard Ice Cream Recipe
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Peach Orchard Ice Cream Recipe

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South Carolina is one of the leading producers of peaches. Luckily, we live only 3 miles from a large peach orchard. This ice cream is one of my most popular uses for the luscious fruit. We can hardly wait for the harvest so we can enjoy it.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Process: 20 min. + freezing
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Process: 20 min. + freezing

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 cups sliced peeled ripe peaches
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions

In a small microwave-safe bowl, sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand for 1 minute. Microwave on high for 20 seconds; stir. Let stand until gelatin is completely dissolved. In a large bowl, combine the gelatin, milk, cream and evaporated milk.
In another bowl, mash the peaches with 1 cup sugar. Add the peach mixture, extracts, salt and remaining sugar to the cream mixture; stir until sugar is dissolved. Fill cylinder of ice cream freezer two-thirds full; freeze according to manufacturer's directions. Allow to ripen in ice cream freezer or firm up in the refrigerate freezer for 2-4 hours before serving. Yield: about 1 quart.
Originally published as Peach Ice Cream in Country Woman July/August 2003, p33

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 280 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 91mg sodium, 53g carbohydrate (51g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

  • 1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 cups sliced peeled ripe peaches
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand for 1 minute. Microwave on high for 20 seconds; stir. Let stand until gelatin is completely dissolved. In a large bowl, combine the gelatin, milk, cream and evaporated milk.
  2. In another bowl, mash the peaches with 1 cup sugar. Add the peach mixture, extracts, salt and remaining sugar to the cream mixture; stir until sugar is dissolved. Fill cylinder of ice cream freezer two-thirds full; freeze according to manufacturer's directions. Allow to ripen in ice cream freezer or firm up in the refrigerate freezer for 2-4 hours before serving. Yield: about 1 quart.
Originally published as Peach Ice Cream in Country Woman July/August 2003, p33

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Maggiekev User ID: 7993677 128166
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2014

"Gelatin issue - tell me what I did wrong. Followed directions exactly for 1st time experience. Microwaved gelatin & water for 20 sec in a small microwave. When adding the "completely cooled down gelatin mixture" to the dairy mixture the gelatin immediately became stringy. Fortunately a lot of the "stringiness" stuck to the paddle and I could extract this from the ice cream mixture to reduce inclusion w/the final product. Taste is wonderful minus gelatin factor. NOTE: have made tons of ice cream with & without egg. First time using gelatin."

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rockie1 User ID: 479943 89454
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2013

"This was loved by my family"

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HB's grandaughter User ID: 5787737 48810
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2011

"Loved this ice cream, It was the best peach ice cream I've ever had. Thanks for sharing this."

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jgfan User ID: 48477 48809
Reviewed Apr. 17, 2009

"[quote user="Tubby65"] Has anyone tried this recipe using fat free half and half and fat free evaporated milk to lower the fat calories?

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I'm sure you can make it with low fat ingredients, it just won't be as rich tasting. "

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Tubby65 User ID: 3299427 48805
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2009

"Has anyone tried this recipe using fat free half and half and fat free evaporated milk to lower the fat calories?"

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