Low Fat Key Lime Ice Cream (no Churning)

Total Time
4hrs 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 4 hrs

This "ice cream" was actually an accident--I was making a pie filling and put it in the freezer instead of the fridge, and it came out better than when in the pie! After a few modifications, this is what it has become. I'm sure you could do it with any flavor juice (orange, lemon) but it's so good with lime that I've never tried anything else! The recipe as is comes out very tart (like a good Key Lime pie); the amount of lime juice can be adjusted to taste.


  1. In large bowl, combine limeade with lime juice and stir well.
  2. Add sweetened condensed milk, and stir until smooth and uniform.
  3. Fold in cool whip until smooth, being careful not to stir to the point that the cool whip breaks down.
  4. Pour into individual bowls or one large freezer-safe container.
  5. Freeze four hours or until set.


Most Helpful

I had made this ice cream and it was too intense for me, with such a lime taste, so I made a smoothie out of it with strawberries and a little bit of milk and blended it up! It was delicious!

kandace_rose July 15, 2010

Delicious! Perfectly tart, better than the Blue Bell we usually buy.

moxiepurple June 04, 2010

I thought this was outstanding as written, and capable of improvisation. For instance, frozen strawberry Daquiri mix makes a very nice ice cream too. I can't wait to try banana Daquiri mix! And you can mix in smaller pieces of candy (like mini M&Ms) for an added kick.

Babs #5 April 08, 2008

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