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Fresh Peppermint Ice Cream Recipe

A fresh peppermint ice cream recipe is perfect any time of the year - in the middle of summer or just around Christmas time.

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Peppermint ice cream can be made several different ways - with extract (perfect all year round), peppermint candies (perfect for Christmas time), or with fresh peppermint (perfect for the summer).

For a recipe where you can use peppermint extract, check out our Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream.

For a festive recipe calling for peppermint candies, check out our Peppermint Ice Cream.

For a recipe using fresh peppermint from your garden - read on and enjoy!

Serving Tip: Serve with curls of shaved chocolate and garnish with a sprig of fresh peppermint!

fresh peppermint ice cream recipe



Peppermint Ice Cream Recipe

Philadelphia Style

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Steep & Chill: 4 hours
Ice Cream Maker Time: Approximately 25-30 minutes
Makes: 1 1/2 quarts
Servings: Ten 1/2 cup servings

Ingredients:

1 cup milk
2 cups heavy whipping cream
2/3 cup fresh peppermint leaves
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 tsp vanilla

Directions:
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In a saucepan, heat milk, whipping cream, and sugar together over medium high heat until it just starts to bubble.

Turn off heat, add peppermint, and steep covered for about 2 hours.

Strain and discard peppermint leaves, firmly pressing out any extra liquid.

Stir in vanilla.

Chill mixture in fridge about 2 hours - until completely cold.

Pour into ice cream maker and churn about 25-30 minutes or according to manufacturer's instructions.

Serve by itself or with curls of shaved chocolate and a fresh sprig of peppermint.

Peppermint Ice Cream Recipe

Custard/Cream Style

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Steep & Chill Time: at least 7 hours
Ice Cream Maker Time: Approximately 25-30 minutes
Makes: 1 1/2 quarts
Servings: Ten 1/2 cup servings

Ingredients:

1 cup milk
2 cups heavy whipping cream
2/3 cup fresh peppermint leaves
2 eggs
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 tsp vanilla

Directions:
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Place milk, whipping cream, and sugar in a saucepan and heat until it just starts to bubble.

Turn off heat and throw in the fresh peppermint leaves.

Cover and steep peppermint in the milk mixture for 1 hr.

Beat eggs, sugar, and vanilla together until light and fluffy.

Reheat the milk mixture over medium high heat until it just starts to bubble.

Pour about 1/2 cup of the heated milk over the eggs, stir to combine, and then pour back into the saucepan.

Heat on low, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens and begins to stick to the back of your spoon.

Remove from heat, cool, and then strain peppermint leaves from ice cream base.

Place in fridge and chill. This will take at least 3 hours.

Pour into ice cream maker and churn about 25-30 minutes or according to manufacturer's instructions.

Serve and enjoy your garden fresh ice cream treat.



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