Strawberry and Apricot Ice Cream

Recipe by ellie_
READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 5 1/2 cups


  • 1
    cup dried apricot, chopped
  • 2
    tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1
    cup whipping cream
  • 4
    egg yolks, room temperature
  • 23
    cup superfine sugar (or regular white sugar run through the blender until very fine)
  • 34
    lb strawberry, sliced and gently mashed


  • Soak apricots in lemon juice for at least 4 hours, stirring occasionally.
  • Scald cream in saucepan. Remove from heat.
  • Using an electric mixer beat egg yolks and sugar together until pale yellow. Gradually beat in hot cream. Return mixture to saucepan and cook over medium low heat until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. DO NOT BOIL!
  • Strain mixture into a meal bowl and refrigerate for at least four hours, stirring occasionally.
  • Fold strawberries, apricots and soaking liquid into custard. Process according to your ice cream maker manufacturer's instructions.
  • Freeze in covered container in freezer overnight or for several hours.
  • If frozen solid will have to let soften slightly in refrigerator before serving.