Plum Ice Cream

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


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


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

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

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

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