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Grandma Peggy's Lemon Ice

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a secret recipe from my husband's grandmother Peggy. I have never tasted anything else quite as good. It is super easy and amazingly delicious."
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6 h 10 m servings 306
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Mix half-and-half, sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest together in a bowl. Freeze mixture until ice crystals form, about 1 hour. Remove mixture from freezer, stir to distribute ice crystals, and return to freezer until ice crystals form again, about 1 hour.
  2. Repeat freezing and stirring process twice. Cover the bowl with a lid and freeze until solid, about 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 306 calories; 13.8 44.2 3.6 44 50 Full nutrition

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We really loved this recipe! I used the zest of two lemons. The juice from those two lemons wasn't quite 1/2 cup, so I had to add some real lemon to get the full amount. I also put the zest a...

Divine! It has a nice 'icy' texture with a creamy taste. The lemon and sugar are perfectly balanced, not too sweet and just the right amount of tang. I zested all of the lemons that I used for t...

Wow! This is super good and so easy! I made it exactly as stated, except I put it in my ice cream maker after the freeze/stir process; then I put the mixture in an airtight container and let fr...

I used Seville (bitter/marmalade) oranges instead of lemons for the juice and zest, and whole milk instead of half and half. Took much longer to freeze so I continued to stir every hour for abou...