Ginger Ice Cream

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by ellie_

Although I haven't made this I am meaning to make it soon to go with a Chinese meal. Recipe source: Bon Appetit (May 1982)

Top Review by Liara

Very very good!! I too substituted crystallized ginger for the preserved and probably added 2 heaping tablespoons. But I love ginger. Thanks so much!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 4 slices peeled fresh ginger (1/4-inch)
  • 23 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped preserved ginger in syrup, drained


  1. Combine milk, cream and ginger slices in saucepan over low heat.
  2. When bubbles start to appear, stir constantly for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and discard ginger slices.
  5. Add sugar to mixture and stir until sugar dissolves.
  6. Cool to room temperature.
  7. Stir in chopped ginger.
  8. Refrigerate until mixture is very cold.
  9. Transfer mixture to ice cream maker and process according to manufacturer's directions.
  10. Freeze in freezer or serve immediately.
  11. If freezing let ice cream soften in refrigerator for 20 minutes before serving.

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