Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham
Hands-on Time
10 Mins
Total Time
6 Hours
Makes about 1 qt.

Fresh strawberries and basil become a refreshing treat in this summertime ice cream recipe. 

How to Make It

Step 1

Whisk together first 6 ingredients; cover and chill 2 hours.

Step 2

Meanwhile, pulse strawberries, basil, and lemon juice in a food processor 5 or 6 times or until finely chopped. Stir strawberry mixture into chilled milk mixture.

Step 3

Pour milk mixture into freezer container of a 1-qt. electric ice-cream maker, and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. (Instructions and times will vary.)

Step 4

Remove container with ice cream from ice-cream maker, and freeze 30 minutes.

Step 5

Transfer mixture to an airtight container or a loaf pan covered tightly with aluminum foil; freeze 3 to 4 hours or until firm.

Ratings & Reviews

Lightened a bit!

August 21, 2016
I used lowfat evaporated milk and fat free sweetened condensed milk; almond/coconut milk instead of whole milk. Even used less sugar than the 2T. Split into 2 batches in my Cuisinart ice cream maker. This recipe is DELICIOUS!!!! Highly recommend!

Strawberry Ice Cream

September 14, 2015
Strawberry Ice Cream is my fevr8 restaurant food that i usually have. sometimes i make it in my house. but this is very different i noticed. here is my recipe: