Tart Lemon Ice Cream

Tart Lemon Ice Cream


"You don't need an ice cream maker for this easy tart recipe. Just freeze in a dish right in your freezer."


4 h servings 435 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 435 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 23.3 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 57.4g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 86 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 48 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine the lemon zest and sugar in the container of a food processor. Blend until the zest is very fine. In a medium bowl, stir together the sugar and milk until sugar has dissolved, then stir in the lemon juice. In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream until stiff but not grainy. Gently fold the whipped cream into the lemon mixture until evenly blended.
  2. Pour the mixture into a 9x5 inch loaf pan, and cover with plastic wrap. Freeze for 3 hours, or until firm.
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  1. 41 Ratings


The recipe as written is vague...it should specify measurements of lemon juice and zest, especially for the novice cook--the amounts of lemon juice and zest could drastically affect the final re...

I have a similar recipe that I make. I set the timer and stir every 30 minutes until it is set (a couple of hours). It's not totally solid and easy to serve. Enjoy!

I did use an ice cream maker - just to speed things up. It was the perfect blend of tart and sweet. Such an easy recipe.

My family thought this ice cream had a nice texture and strong (not too strong) lemon taste. I did use a small lemon and a my microplane did zest my lemon in tiny bits so I didn't need the food...

Really easy to make, and we all liked the lemon flavour - nice and strong! We thought it tasted like Lemon Delicious Pudding, but frozen! I think next time i'd add some orange or lime to mix ...

LOVED this! Based on other reviews, I cut the sugar to a little over 1/2 a cup and that was fine. Lovely, lovely lemon flavor...I wanted to eat the zest and sugar by itself...the scent was amazi...

woah, is this good stuff. but the only problem with it is that when i want to eat it, i have to take it out of the freezer and put it in the fridge for about 15 minutes because it gets a bit har...

there isnt any other recipe like this one which gives so rich lemon flavor..my favourite all the time

This ice cream is fabulously quick, easy and delicious. Because I had no lemons, I subbed 3 Tbsps. lemon juice, a tsp. of grated lemon peel, and a tsp. of lemon extract. To make it creamier, I u...