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Meyer Lemon Ice Cream

Meyer Lemon Ice Cream

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  • Author: Laura Kasavan
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 3 cups
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Freeze
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Sweet and tangy homemade Meyer lemon ice cream is the best frozen treat! Light and lusciously creamy, this is the perfect recipe for citrus season.


Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp Meyer lemon zest
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup Meyer lemon juice
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp limoncello
  • 1 or 2 drops yellow gel food coloring (optional)

Instructions

  1. Place Meyer lemon zest and sugar in a food processor and pulse for 1 minute; add Meyer lemon juice and process until blended. Pour mixture into a medium nonreactive bowl. Whisk in half-and-half, salt, limoncello, and gel coloring until smooth.
  2. Cover and chill mixture for four hours in the refrigerator.
  3. Pour chilled ice cream mixture into frozen cylinder of ice cream maker; freeze according to manufacturer’s instructions. Spoon mixture into a freezer-safe container and freeze overnight until firm.

Notes

Limoncello: Prevents the ice cream from freezing too firmly. You can also use vodka.