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Fruit Custard Ice Cream


Basic Mix

  • 1 1/2 quarts light cream
  • 1 cup eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Fruit Mix

  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup diced bananas
  • 1/2 cup diced pineapple (canned)
  • 1/2 cup chopped maraschino cherries
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh strawberries*
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Basic Mix: Combine cream, eggs and sugar. Cook over very low heat, stirring constantly until mixture coats spoon.
  2. Cool, then add vanilla extract.
  3. Fruit Mix: Combine nuts, fruit, sugar, lemon juice and salt. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Pour basic mixture into freezer can.
  5. Add fruit mix.
  6. Freeze.

Yield: 4 quarts

* If you use frozen strawberries, omit 1/4 cup sugar for sweetened berries.

Source: Yoder Dairies

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