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Nectarine Ice Cream Recipe

Nectarine Ice Cream Recipe-dessert-recipematic

When nectarines are in season at their sweet, juicy peak, we treat ourselves to this wonderful homemade ice cream. The fresh-fruit flavor and hint of almond make it very special. Peaches are a good substitute in this recipe.

PREP TIME: 10 min
READY TIME: 30 min
CALORIES: 415 (per serving)

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  • 4 nectarines, stones removed
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 cups (24 fl oz) cream
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 2⁄3 cup sugar


1 Place nectarines and lime juice in a food processor and process until smooth. Push puree through a sieve. (You should have 1 cup (8 fl oz) of sieved nectarine puree.)

2 Place cream, egg yolks and sugar in a saucepan over low heat and stir for 10 minutes or until mixture has thickened slightly. Allow to cool.

3 Stir nectarine puree through cream mixture, pour into an ice-cream maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions until ice cream is firm and frozen.

4 Alternatively, pour mixture into a metal container and freeze for 1 hour. Remove from freezer and beat mixture until smooth.

4 Return to freezer for 30 minutes. Beat mixture again and then return it to freezer until it’s firm.


Calories: 415 Kcal
Fat: 25 g
Cholesterol: 90 mg
Sodium: 104 mg
Carbs: 45 g
Protein: 5 g


The peach liqueur adds flavor and prevents the ice cream from freezing too firmly.