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How to Make Creamy Strawberry Swirl Ice Cream at Home

Strawberry Swirl Ice Cream is a refreshing and fruity dessert that is perfect for summer. Making it from scratch is easier than you might think, and the results are always worth it. In this article, we will be sharing a simple yet delicious recipe for Strawberry Swirl Ice Cream that you can make at home.


Ingredients Quantity
Heavy Cream 2 cups
Whole Milk 1 cup
Sugar 3/4 cup
Salt 1/4 tsp
Egg Yolks 5
Strawberries 1 1/2 cups
Lemon Juice 1 tbsp
Vanilla Extract 1 tsp


  1. In a saucepan, heat the heavy cream, whole milk, sugar, and salt over medium heat until the sugar has dissolved.
  2. Let the mixture simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg yolks until they become pale yellow.
  4. Slowly pour the hot cream mixture into the egg yolks, whisking constantly.
  5. Pour the mixture back into the saucepan and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until it thickens enough to coat the back of a spoon.
  6. Remove the mixture from the heat and let it cool completely.
  7. Wash and hull the strawberries and puree them in a blender or food processor until smooth.
  8. In a small saucepan, heat the strawberry puree over medium heat until it begins to bubble.
  9. Reduce the heat and let it simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  10. Remove the strawberry puree from the heat and stir in the lemon juice and vanilla extract.
  11. Let the strawberry mixture cool completely.
  12. Once both mixtures are cooled, pour the ice cream mixture into an ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  13. In a freezer-safe container, layer the ice cream mixture and the strawberry mixture, swirling them together with a spoon or knife.
  14. Freeze for at least 4 hours before serving.

That’s it! Your delicious Strawberry Swirl Ice Cream is ready to be served.


  • If you prefer a stronger strawberry flavor, you can increase the number of strawberries used.
  • To prevent a film from forming on top of the mixture while it cools, place a piece of plastic wrap directly on the surface of the mixture.

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