Sunday Treat: Blueberry Honey Homemade Ice Cream

by gidget on July 11, 2010

in ice cream

mmm... blueberry ice cream

My first batch didn’t come out so good. It was flaky and didn’t have a very creamy texture, even though it tasted creamy, which was weird.

But this version shouldn’t disappoint. I went for the classic custard-style ice cream, because I’ve had better results with it in the past and it paid off. Since then, I recently found another method that I might like even better, so maybe I’ll eventually have a second version of this recipe.

But for now, consider this a winner. I started with one from The Kitchn and modified it to come up with this recipe. I love that it has no white sugar in it, and the honey gives it a real richness, too.

Papa and the kiddos

We enjoyed this on Father’s Day and my dad, aka Papa, who himself claims to not normally love fruity ice creams, couldn’t stop raving about how it was really good. :)

So, without further adieu, here it is…

local berries and honey

mixing it up

I hope you enjoy the rich taste of honey, buttermilk and berries and the beautiful lavender color!

{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

myste July 11, 2010 at 10:55 am

hello old friend! de-lurking to let you know I am here as a reader. congrats on your new son!

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gidget July 12, 2010 at 6:49 am

hey Myste! so good to hear from you. glad you’re still reading. :)

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elizabeth July 11, 2010 at 6:13 pm

Oh this sounds delightful! We have everything except the buttermilk which I will pick up tomorrow and then we will be trying this. Thanks for sharing.

Blessings, Elizabeth
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gidget July 12, 2010 at 6:49 am

Let me know how you like it! :)

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Beckie July 12, 2010 at 8:39 pm

I love all the Pampered Chef-y-ness going on in the last photo!! :) )Even though I don’t sell it anymore, it’s still the best!)

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sladick July 13, 2010 at 9:20 am

i read this in my readymade magazine last night & thought of you! xo

http://www.readymade.com/projects/article/spice_cream

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gidget July 18, 2010 at 6:24 am

thanks, I’ll check it out! :)

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