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Peach Buttermilk Ice Cream

Need something refreshing on a hot summer day?
Try this Peach Buttermilk Ice Cream. . .it's tangy and mouth watering.

4 large ripe medium peaches
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups buttermilk
1 cup whipping cream

  1. Line a loaf pan with plasic wrap.
  2. Peel the peaches and puree until smooth.
  3. Add the lemon juice to the peaches.
  4. Mix together the sugars, buttermilk, whipping cream and vanilla in a mixing bowl.
  5. Pour into an icecream freezer.
  6. Add the peaches .. .and let the freezer do its thing until it has become a soft serve.
  7. Transfer to the loaf pan.

The source I used was .. . I added the whipping cream. . since I had some to use up. This source offers alternate freezing instructions if you do not have an icecream freezer.

I imagine this recipe would be wonderful with blackberries that are just beginning to ripen in our back field. . .

I've been asked to bring dessert to a BBQ tonight. . . I have blackberries, blueberries and of course the peaches. . .oh my. . so much summer fruit.


  1. Oh makes me want to go out and get an icecream maker right now. But I am going to check out that wonderful link you gave us and who knows! Thanks...perfect for these hot days...

  2. Peach ice cream..that sounds delicious, Lovella! Don't know of an ice cream I don't like.
    Let us know what you do pick for the dessert you are bringing..

  3. Oh, this sounds delicous! I ditto what Trish said!

  4. I am totally appreciating the faithfulness of all those who post recipes here. Love the recipes and great photos. Just wanted to say THANK YOU!

  5. i just told my family what i want for ice cream maker! this looks too good!

  6. Courtesy of some peaches my son Mark brought back from BC this weekend, I've just made this ice cream. It is very good--love the tang. I've never made ice cream with buttermilk before; it is definitely very good. Thank you all for the continued supply of great recipes--love your site!

  7. I bought a little Rival Ice Cream maker at a garage sale for $2. I have made ice creat four times in the last few weeks and it works perfectly. My favorite it strawberry cheese cake ice cream that contains 4 ounces of cream cheese. The creamy-est!! What a wonderful $2 spent!


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