Papaya Ice Cream Recipe

Papaya ice cream inside papaya half
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  • 30 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 quart (8 servings)
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Papaya and lend a tropical flavor to this rich ice cream. If you do not have access to fresh papaya, try substituting 1-1/2 to 2 cups of fresh peaches or nectarines.

What You'll Need

  • 3/4 cup sugar (white, granulated)
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • 1-3/4 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 ripe papaya (peeled, seeded, and sliced)
  • 1 fresh lime (see instructions)

How to Make It

  1. Whisk together sugar, eggs, and cream in a heavy saucepan. Cook over low heat, while stirring, until thickened enough to coat the spoon. Do not boil. Remove from heat and let cool to lukewarm, stirring occasionally to prevent a skin.
  2. Place the papaya into the bowl of a fitted with the metal blade or a heavy-duty.
  3. Remove the zest from the using a grater, then juice the lime. Add the zest and juice to the papaya and process into a puree.
  1. Add papaya puree to the thickened cream, stirring to thoroughly combine.
  2. Pour into ice cream machine and freeze according to manufacturer's manual.