Old Fashioned Peach Ice Cream

This Old Fashioned Peach Ice cream brings together rich and creamy ice cream and sweet juicy peaches . Perfect for a hot summer day .

Old Fashioned peach ice cream in two ice dishes with 2 slices of peaches garnishing them

There’s something nostalgic about homemade ice cream, especially when it’s made with fresh, juicy peaches. This old fashioned peach ice cream recipe is a throwback to simpler times, bringing together the creamy richness of ice cream with the natural sweetness of ripe peaches. Perfect for hot summer days, this treat is sure to become a family favorite. If you love peaches check out my Fresh Peach pie .

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The ingredients for old fashioned peach ice cream peaches , heavy cream , whole milk , fresh peaches , lemon juice , sugar , salt , vanilla

What you will need to make Old Fashioned Peach Ice cream :

  • Fresh peaches – Get the best peaches you can get your hands on .
  • Heavy cream -Or commonly called whipping cream
  • whole milk – I used whole milk because I wanted a rich base
  • lemon juice -I used bottled but fresh is ok
  • sugar
  • salt
  • vanilla -pure vanilla extracts
  • kitchen knife – Tap HERE for my favorite
  • Food processor or blender
  • Ice Cream maker – I have an Old Fashioned maker but ice cream makers have come a long way
  • Ice Cream storage – I used a bread pan but check out these cute containers
  • Mixing bowls

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Tips

  • If you have a local farmers market take advantage of peaches from them . They are so much better than the peaches bought in the store . I bought a case from someone that goes to Georgia to pick them up , I am in Louisiana .
  • Check out How I peel Peaches HERE
  • Don’t skip the maceration process. This softens the peaches and draws the liquid out making a yummy syrup .
  • Don’t be tempted to leave your peaches in chunks . They will be like hard ice in your creamy ice cream .
  • Don’t skip churning the ice cream. This puts air into the ice cream making it creamy and prevents ice crystals from forming .

Let’s Make Homemade Peach Ice Cream

Diced peaches in a measuring cup macerating for old fashioned peach ice cream

Peel and dice your peaches and put them in a bowl with 1/4 cup sugar . lemon juice and salt . The will soften the peaches. Allow this to set at least 30 minutes

Dissolving sugar in warm milk and a large mixing bowl for old fashioned peach ice cream

Warm the cup of whole milk and mix with the remaining sugar . Stir until the sugar is dissolved and let cool.

Blending peaches in a blender for old fashioned Peach Ice cream

Blend peaches and the syrup it made . Don’t be tempted to leave big chunks but smaller ones are ok

Adding peach puree to the milk and sugar for old fashioned peach ice cream

Add the peach puree to the milk and sugar mixture

Adding heavy cream to the peach mixture for Old fashioned peach ice cream

Whisk in the heavy cream and vanilla .

The old fashioned peach ice cream churning in the ice cream freezer

Add the mixture to your ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturers directions

Old fashioned peach ice cream added to a freezer pan

Once Frozen you can eat it if you want soft serve if not put in a covered container in the freezer for at least 6 hours .

Serve with a few fresh peach slices .

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Old Fashioned Peach Ice Cream

This Old Fashioned Peach Ice cream brings together rich and creamy ice cream and sweet juicy peaches . Perfect for a hot summer day .
5 from 9 votes
Prep Time 45 minutes
Churn time 45 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American/Southern
Servings 6
Calories

Equipment

  • 1 Ice ream Freezer
  • 1 Blender or food processor

Ingredients
  

  • 2-3 cups diced fresh peaches 4 medium ripe peaches
  • 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar divided
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extracts

Instructions
 

  • Peel and Dice your peaches . Place them in a bowl with 1/4 cup sugar , salt and lemon juice . Allow them to macerate for 45 minutes to an hour
    Diced peaches in a measuring cup macerating for old fashioned peach ice cream
  • While the peaches are setting warm the one cup of milk in the microwave about 1 1/2-2 minutes. You want it just hot enough to dissolve the remaining cup of sugar. Stir together with the sugar., stir until the sugar is dissolved . Set aside and let cool.
    Dissolving sugar in warm milk and a large mixing bowl for old fashioned peach ice cream
  • Once the peaches are done place them in a food processor or blender along with the juice the made and blend well. You can leave small chunks if you like but not too big
    Blending peaches in a blender for old fashioned Peach Ice cream
  • Stir the milk and sugar mixture together with the peach puree
    Adding peach puree to the milk and sugar for old fashioned peach ice cream
  • Whisk in the heavy cream and vanilla
    Adding heavy cream to the peach mixture for Old fashioned peach ice cream
  • Pour into a an ice cream freezer
    The old fashioned peach ice cream mix added to the ice cream freezer and placing the dasher in the center
  • Freeze according to the manufactures instructions
    The old fashioned peach ice cream churning in the ice cream freezer
  • I used an old fashioned Ice cream freezer and it took 45 minutes to an hour to freeze. If you like soft serve it is ready to eat
    Old fashioned peach ice cream frozen in the ice cream freezer
  • If you want a firmer ice cream spread into a freezer container
    Old fashioned peach ice cream added to a freezer pan
  • Cover and freeze at least 8 hours
    Old fashioned peach ice cream in a pan covered with plastic wrap ready for the freezer
  • Serve alone or with a few slices of peaches . Store in a covered container in the freezer for up to 2 weeks .
    Old fashioned peach ice cream in a clear glass ice cream dish with 2 peach slices

Notes

Use the best peaches you can get your hands on. This is best when peaches are in season but frozen peaches can be used if defrosted . 
Don’t be tempted to leave big chunks of peaches in the mix . They will be hard in the freezing process.
Blanching peaches are the easy way to peel them -Check out how to do that HERE
 
Keyword Homemade peach Ice cream, Old Fashioned Peach Ice Cream, Peach Ice Cream without Eggs
Do I have to churn this ice cream ?

Yes for best results this needs to be churned . There are plenty of no churn recipes out there but not this one

Can I use frozen peaches ?

This recipe is best when peaches are in season . In a pinch frozen peaches can be used but defrost before starting the maceration process.

Do I have to freeze this ice cream after churning ?

You can eat it after churning like soft serve ice cream .

How long is this ice cream good for?

This should be good for up to 2 weeks in a covered container in the freezer.

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Gloria
Gloria
8 days ago

5 stars
Homemade ice cream is the best. Peach season is not far away. This is great for BBQ parties during the summer. Who wouldn’t want an ice cream cone?

Bernice
Bernice
8 days ago

5 stars
I love making fruit ice creams but sometimes the texture is a bit off. This recipe, however, was perfectly cream and there were no weird crystals or otherwise strange texture. Thank you!

Juyali
Juyali
4 days ago

5 stars
Peach is my son’s favorite fruit, so I take every chance I get to make him recipes featuring peaches. Specially now that peaches are in season. Making this ice cream was a tasty way to treat him with something homemade. It was creamy, refreshing, and full of perfect peach flavor. And he loved it! Thank you for the great recipe.

Jordan
Jordan
2 days ago

5 stars
The peaches around here are SO perfect right now. I had an abundance on my counter so this recipe showed up at the perfect time. This turned out so creamy – we’re obsessed.

Lauren
Lauren
2 days ago

5 stars
We had a bunch of local peaches to use up and I wanted to try something different. This peach ice cream was so good and will now be a regular for our family.

Amy Liu Dong
2 days ago

5 stars
Hands up to this peach ice cream recipe. It is super easy to make and delicious. I enjoy it so much!

Carrie Robinson
Carrie Robinson
2 days ago

5 stars
Homemade ice cream is always the best! 🙂 I just love that this one showcases sweet summer peaches. Going to have to pick some up from the farmers’ market this week and make this.

Molly Kumar
Molly Kumar
1 day ago

5 stars
WoW, the peach ice cream looks absolutely delicious and i m so glad you made it the old fashioned way. That adds so much more flavor and creaminess to the ice cream. Saving to make it soon.

Moop Brown
Moop Brown
1 day ago

5 stars
Peaches have always been one of my favorite fruits and this recipe looks tasty and like a nice way to cool off on a hot summer day.