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Plum Ice Cream

Yield 5 cups


  • 3 cups diced purple or black plums (about 6 plums)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 cups whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Cook plums and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat 5 minutes or until plums are tender and sugar is dissolved.

  2. Process plum mixture in a food processor until smooth; strain and discard skins.

  3. Stir together plum puree and whipping cream in container of a 2- or 4- quart electric freezer. Freeze according to manufacturer's instructions.

  4. Pack freezer with additional ice and rock salt, and let stand 1 hour before serving. Serve with almonds, if desired.

The Coastal Living Cookbook