Lemon Dream Ice Cream

Scooping out Lemon Dream Ice Cream
I don’t want to brag, but … I’m gonna! Lemon Dream Ice Cream is one of the best things I’ve made, EVER!
Lemon Dream Ice Cream on a sugar cone
If you like fresh lemony treats, or if you like ice cream, you’re gonna want to try this!
Lemon Dream Ice Cream on a cone

Easy Step-By-Step Instructions for Lemon Dream Ice Cream

Lemon zest and juice
Start by getting 2 tablespoons lemon zest and ½ cup lemon juice. That should be 2-3 lemons. Set aside.
Eggs and sugar for Lemon Dream Ice Cream
In a small double boiler bowl, whisk together ½ cup of the sugar, 3 egg yolks, ½ cup fresh lemon juice, and 1/8 teaspoon salt.
Eggs and sugar for making Lemon Dream Ice Cream
In a small double boiler bowl, whisk together ½ cup of the sugar, 3 egg yolks, ½ cup fresh lemon juice, and 1/8 teaspoon salt.
Lemon curd
Fill a double boiler pot with one inch of water. Make sure the water doesn’t touch the bowl when the bowl is inserted in the pot, and turn to medium heat. Place bowl in pot, and whisk constantly. As the mixture starts to thin, whisk in other ½ cup sugar. Whisk and cook until very hot, almost ready to boil, but not boiling.
Lemon curd
Remove from heat, and stir in 2 tablespoons lemon zest. Allow to cool completely.
mixing ingredients for Lemon Dream Ice Cream
In 4-cup measure or large bowl, combine 2/3 cup milk, 1 cup half and half, 1 cup heavy cream, and ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract. Whisk in cooled lemon curd.
Lemon Dream Ice Cream mix in covered bowl
Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
Churning Lemon Dream Ice Cream
Churn mixture in ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s instructions.
Broken Golden Oreos
While the ice cream is freezing break or chop 12-15 Golden Oreo cookies.
Adding Golden Oreos to Lemon Dream Ice Cream
When it’s almost done churning, add the chopped Golden Oreos.
Lemon Dream Ice Cream
Enjoy immediately, or transfer to an airtight freezer container, and …
Frozen Lemon Dream Ice Cream
… allow to harden in the freezer.
Scooping out Lemon Dream Ice Cream
When your ready for something spectacular, scoop some of this up, and …
Scoop of Lemon Dream Ice Cream
… ENJOY!

Free Printable Recipe for Lemon Dream Ice Cream

Lemon Dream Ice Cream

for 1½ quart Ice Cream maker

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar divided
  • 3 egg yolks
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 12-15 Golden Oreo cookies broken into pieces

Instructions

  • In a small double boiler bowl, whisk together ½ cup of the sugar, egg yolks, lemon juice, and salt. Fill a double boiler pot with one inch of water. Make sure the water doesn’t touch the bowl when the bowl is inserted in the pot, and turn to medium heat. Place bowl in pot, and whisk constantly. As the mixture starts to thin, whisk in other ½ cup sugar. Whisk and cook until very hot, almost ready to boil, but not boiling. Remove from heat, and stir in lemon zest. Allow to cool completely.
  • In 4 cup measure or large bowl, combine milk, half and half, cream and vanilla. Whisk in cooled lemon curd. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  • Churn mixture in ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s instructions. When the ice cream is almost done churning, add the chopped Golden Oreos. Enjoy immediately, or transfer to an airtight freezer container, and allow to harden in the freezer.

Notes

For 4 quart machine, triple recipe.