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Strawberry Orange Ice Cream

Nothing says "Welcome Home" to out-of-town relatives as well as homemade ice cream. I make this for every family reunion. —Barbara Sue Jones, Cedar City, Utah
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + chilling Process: 20 min./batch + freezing
  • Makes
    4-1/2 quarts


  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, crushed
  • 3 cups sugar, divided
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups half-and-half cream
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1-1/3 cups orange juice
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • In a small bowl, combine strawberries and 3/4 cup sugar; set aside. In a heavy saucepan, heat the half-and-half to 175°. In a large saucepan, combine the flour and remaining sugar; stir in the half-and-half until smooth.
  • Whisk a small amount of the hot mixture into 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. Remove from the heat. Cool quickly by placing pan in a bowl of ice water; stir for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in whipping cream, orange juice, lemon juice, vanilla and reserved strawberry mixture. Press plastic wrap onto surface of custard. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 174 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 21mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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