I’ve been wanting to do a lemon flavored ice cream for a while. This summer my favorite ice cream shop had a seasonal lemon bar flavor that ducking in every chance I could get. I debated doing a version of that, but for now wanted to keep it simple, post holidays, and just involve one ingredient. While I used half a cup of lemon juice, if I made this in the future, I might reduce it a bit. The juice from the lemon made the ice cream a little icy after it froze. However, despite this, I loved this flavor. It reminds me of July. I would recommend pairing it with blueberry pie.
2 cups heavy cream
1 cup whole milk
0.5 cup sugar
0.5 cup lemon juice
Zest from 1 lemon
Dash of vanilla extract
In a sauce pan create the base by combining the heavy cream, milk, and sugar. Whisk until the sugar has dissolved.
Add in the lemon juice, lemon zest, and vanilla. Stir until combined
Add the base to your ice cream maker and churn to the manufactures instructions.
Refrigerate for a few hours.
Serve and enjoy!