Papaya Ice Cream Recipe

Papaya ice cream inside papaya half
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  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 quart (8 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
314 Calories
20g Fat
32g Carbs
4g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 quart (8 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 314
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 13g 63%
Cholesterol 111mg 37%
Sodium 42mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 4g
Calcium 65mg 5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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  • 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)

Steps 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.

  4. Add papaya puree to the thickened cream, stirring to thoroughly combine.

  5. Pour into ice cream machine and freeze according to manufacturer's manual.