This Strawberry Ice Cream recipe is creamy, delicious and full of fresh strawberries. Simple to make, this favorite ice cream is a classic!

Ice cream of all types and flavors makes such favorite frozen treats. Strawberry ice cream is always a popular flavor and certainly is well-loved in my family. This recipe makes the best, creamiest and most flavorful Strawberry Ice Cream I’ve tasted!

Glass bowl full of strawberry ice cream loaded with fresh strawberries // addapinch.com

This homemade Strawberry Ice Cream is one of our family favorites. It’s my husband’s absolute favorite. He says it’s absolutely the best strawberry ice cream he’s ever had. It’s rich and full of fresh strawberries. I’ve developed and tested many recipe combinations to make the “perfect” homemade strawberry ice cream and this one is just about as perfect as it gets!

Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

Strawberry Ice Cream in glass bowl // addapinch.com

This strawberry ice cream is not too sweet, but just sweet enough to balance the tartness of the fresh strawberries. It’s made from simple ingredients that make it such a rich, delicious ice cream. While I’ve made this recipe egg-free, it’s amazingly decadent and creamy.

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How to Make Strawberry Ice Cream

To make this scrumptious ice cream, you’ll need:

Ingredients

  • Strawberries
  • Granulated sugar
  • Heavy cream
  • Whole milk
  • Cream cheese
  • Vanilla
  • Pinch of salt

Again, this is a perfect ice cream for those with egg sensitivities since I’ve not included eggs in this recipe.

Step by Step Instructions

  1. Place the chopped fresh strawberries in a medium bowl and top with 1/4 cup granulated sugar.
  2. Stir lightly to coat strawberries with sugar and allow to sit at room temperature for about 30 minutes to macerate. This brings out all the juices from the strawberries.
  3. In another mixing bowl, combine whipping cream, milk and cream cheese and mix until smooth.
  4. Add in the macerated strawberries (sugared strawberries) with their juices to the bowl with the cream mixture and stir in until combined.
  5. Add vanilla and salt.
  6. Pour mixture into ice cream maker container and make according to ice cream maker’s directions.
  7. Once the ice cream has churned, remove it from the ice cream maker container and serve immediately for soft serve ice cream. Alternately, place ice cream in an airtight container and place in freezer for 1 hour to overnight for a firmer ice cream.

Loads of fresh strawberries in scoops of strawberry ice cream served in glass bowl // addapinch.com

More Ice Cream recipes

Old Fashioned Vanilla Ice Cream – is a rich, custard style ice cream with rich vanilla flavor. Better than that ice cream parlor favorite and a very popular ice cream on this site.

No Churn Chocolate Ice Cream or No Churn Vanilla Ice Cream – both delicious and made with simple ingredients and no ice cream maker required.

Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream – is full of blueberries with a rich, sweet and tart cheesecake ice cream and can be made in your ice cream maker or no churn.

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream – delicious combination of chocolate and mint

Be sure to check out all of my ice cream and frozen treat recipes !

Here’s my favorite strawberry ice cream recipe. I think you’ll love the creaminess and full strawberry flavor!

Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

This Strawberry Ice Cream recipe is creamy, delicious and full of fresh strawberries. Simple to make, this favorite ice cream is a classic!
4.5 from 2 votes

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Prep Time50 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 16
Course Dessert
Calories: 135kcal
Cuisine American
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

Ingredients

  • 1 pint fresh strawberries chopped
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

  • Place strawberries in a medium bowl and cover with 1/4 cup granulated sugar. Stir lightly to make sure strawberries are well-coated with sugar. Allow strawberries and sugar to sit at room temperature for about 30 minutes to macerate.
  • Combine whipping cream, milk, and cream cheese, mixing until smooth. Mix in sugar, strawberries and juices from earlier, vanilla, and salt.
  • Pour into ice cream maker container and make according to ice cream maker directions.
  • Once ice cream has churned, remove from the ice cream maker container and serve immediately as soft serve or place in an airtight container in the freezer for 1 hour to overnight for a firmer ice cream.

Notes

Makes 2 quarts.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 43mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 173IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 1mg
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25 Comments Leave a comment or review

  1. I’ve made your old fashioned vanilla ice cream several times and I think it is great. I am curious about no eggs in this recipe. Does the cream cheese help to make it more creamy? I am willing to try it but wondered if I could also simply add strawberries to the other recipe. Thank you for these great recipes. Since spring 2020 I make all of my ice cream and have really enjoyed it.

    Lisa

    1. I have not tried adding fruit to the Old Fashioned Vanilla Ice Cream, Lisa, but others have said they did successfully. I’m not sure how much they added. The strawberry ice cream is creamy and delicious. I hope you try it.

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