lavender-blue ice cream

By Pat Morris
from Augusta, GA

This is a pretty, delicious and easy to make ice cream. Since it is blueberry season; I made this "Lavender-Blue" Blueberry-Pineapple ice cream. You don't need an ice cream churn; and it freezes smoothly. It is also very good atop my Blueberry-Pineapple Cobbler; that I also will post. Enjoy!!

serves 4-6 makes; one quart
prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For lavender-blue ice cream

  • 2 c
    2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1/3 c
    crushed pineapple with juice
  • 1 can
    (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1-1/2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 tsp
    lemon zest, grated (optional)
  • 1 c
    heavy whipping cream

How To Make lavender-blue ice cream

  • Blend the blueberries in a blender; and put through a sieve or strainer for smoothness.
    1
    Place blueberries in blender and pulse. Press the pulsed blueberries through a sieve/strainer for smoothness.
  • All ingredients except whipping cream mixed together.
    2
    Combine the blueberries; pineapple; sweetened condensed milk; lemon juice and zest in a bowl; and set aside.
  • Whipped cream to fold into the blueberry-pineapple mixture.
    3
    Whip the whipping cream in a medium bowl with electric mixer at medium speed; until soft peaks form.
  • Everything is mixed and ready to be put in casserole to freeze.
    4
    Fold whipped cream into blueberry-pineapple mixture.
  • Put in freezer section of refrigerator.  Let freeze for 3 hours or overnight.  Freezes smooth.
    5
    Pour into a 2 quart freezer-safe container or a 9x5-inch loaf pan. Cover and freeze until firm. Or you can leave in the freezer overnight.
  • It's ready.  YUM!!!
    6
    NOTE: The longer you leave it in the freezer, the firmer it gets. This ice cream is pretty and yummy! And it is even more delicious on top of my blueberry-pineapple cobbler. I will also post it with my recipes
  • You waited long enough---enjoy a yummy bowl of Lavender-Blue (Blueberry-Pineapple) Ice Cream!!
    7
    YUM! Have a nice, cool dish of ice cream. Enjoy!!
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