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Vanilla Cherry Ice Cream

Rated as 4.58 out of 5 Stars
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"This recipe makes classic vanilla ice cream with a slight undertone of almond and dotted throughout with fresh cherry pieces."
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Ingredients

5 h 15 m servings 325
Original recipe yields 8 servings (4 cups)

Directions

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  1. Combine the cream, milk, and sugar in a bowl. Stir until the sugar is completely dissolved. Stir in the vanilla and almond extract. Add the cherries. Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturer's instructions. Transfer to a freezer-safe container and freeze for at least 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 325 calories; 23 28 2.7 84 35 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

The ice cream is quite good, but a little too heavy on the almond flavoring - it is VERY evident. Were I to make this again, I would reduce the almond extract by half or eliminate it altogether....

Most helpful critical review

I had really high hopes for this but it was just okay. Grainy.

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The ice cream is quite good, but a little too heavy on the almond flavoring - it is VERY evident. Were I to make this again, I would reduce the almond extract by half or eliminate it altogether....

Cutting cherries in quarters would be my only suggestion for improving this recipe. If you just cut them in half, they are a little too large and like hard balls when frozen. They are much more ...

Very cool, creamy, and easy to make. I used half-and-half and heavy cream. I had 1 lbs of fresh bing sweet cherries, pitted, half of it rough chopped, the other, sliced in halves. After reading ...

OMG! This is soooo good! I doubled the recipe and I used some pitted frozen cherries (quartered)from grandma's tree. I used half the cream and the other half was fat free half and half, and I us...

This is the best ice cream I have ever had! The only thing I did different was add some vanilla bean.

OMG this is the best ice cream ive ever tasted. I usually am a sucker for the black cherry Ice cream so i decided to try this one, very very good.

I used a jar of drained marchino cherries and it was very yummy!

Loved this!!! I love the hint of almond. I used marachino cherries (two small jars) instead of fresh cherries.....it was the bes!!

This was so good, I did cut the almond extrct in half. We didn't miss it. The only problem with this recipe is cutting and pitting fresh cherries. But oh so worth it.