Papaya Ice Cream Recipe

Papaya ice cream inside papaya half
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  • 30 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 quart (8 servings)
Ratings (7)
Papaya and lend a tropical flavor to this rich ice cream. If you do not have access to fresh papaya, try substituting 1-1/2 to 2 cups of fresh peaches or nectarines.

What You'll Need

  • 3/4 cup sugar (white, granulated)
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • 1-3/4 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 ripe papaya (peeled, seeded, and sliced)
  • 1 fresh lime (see instructions)

How to Make It

  1. Whisk together sugar, eggs, and cream in a heavy saucepan. Cook over low heat, while stirring, until thickened enough to coat the spoon. Do not boil. Remove from heat and let cool to lukewarm, stirring occasionally to prevent a skin.
  2. Place the papaya into the bowl of a fitted with the metal blade or a heavy-duty.
  3. Remove the zest from the using a grater, then juice the lime. Add the zest and juice to the papaya and process into a puree.
  1. Add papaya puree to the thickened cream, stirring to thoroughly combine.
  2. Pour into ice cream machine and freeze according to manufacturer's manual.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 314
Total Fat 20 g
Saturated Fat 13 g
Unsaturated Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 111 mg
Sodium 42 mg
Carbohydrates 32 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 4 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)