Peach Ice Cream
Peach season is upon us and in its ripeness, we can relish in the sweet, juiciness of peach ice cream. It is perfect for those hot, sunny summertime days where the sun is beating down on your skin and you’re in the mood for something chilly. Be ready to imagine yourself as a southern belle, fanning yourself on your creaky porch in the hottest days of a Georgia summer, sitting on a porch in your fancy dress while you enjoy this ice cream. This applies to men, too of course.
This recipe calls for coconut oil. Be sure to get the kind that is solid at room temperature. You may find coconut oil as a liquid, but that won’t work as well in this recipe. If you use the solid version, it will give your finalized ice cream that dairy mouthfeel that is so crucial to the ice cream eating experience. Jeff says the peaches used should be large, ripe and juicy. The riper the peach, the softer and juicier it will be.
Our taste testers all love ice cream, but they were especially excited to discover this is a dairy free treat. Jeff ended up making a double batch just so that we could all keep eating ice cream! This recipe is easily doubled or tripled, but it should be eaten quickly. If you have a late summer party this is a perfect thing to bring along with you, since it doesn’t take an incredible amount of effort and yet tastes like it does.
- 2 Large Peaches
- 4 Tbsp Coconut Oil-Shortening style
- ¾ Cup brown sugar
- ½ tsp Organic Vanilla Extract
- 1 ½ Cups Unsweetened Almond Milk
- 6 large Egg yolks
- Simmer peaches, brown sugar and vanilla extract in a saucepan for 15 minutes.
- Remove from heat and add almond milk. Mix well. Pour into a blender and blend until smooth.
- Whisk eggs and add small amounts gradually of the blended mixture. Stir until smooth. Return mixture to the saucepan and heat over medium for 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently.
- Remove from heat and refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until the mixture is completely cool.
- Pour mixture into the ice cream canister and follow ice cream maker directions.