Homemade Peach Ice Cream

This delicious summer recipe for homemade peach ice cream comes to us courtesy of Big Olaf Creamery.
July 14, 2010


Blanch the peaches in boiling water for 30 seconds to loosen the skins and then peel. Chop coarsely and mix with sugar. Let rest for 8 hours to marinate.

When you are ready to make the ice cream, set aside ¼ of the cut peach mixture and purée the remainder in a blender. Pour the purée into ice-cream maker along with the extracts, milk, and cream. Turn on (or start cranking) the machine and when batch is nearly done, mix in remaining cut-up pieces of peaches. Serve, and enjoy.


  • 5 cups fresh ripe peaches
  • 2½ cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons natural peach extract
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 3 cups heavy cream (whipping cream)
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