Pecan Praline Ice Cream Recipe

ice cream with pecans or walnuts
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Ratings (16)
  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Freeze: 75 mins
  • Yield: 1 quart (4 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
878 Calories
64g Fat
65g Carbs
15g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 quart (4 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 878
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 64g 82%
Saturated Fat 32g 160%
Cholesterol 352mg 117%
Sodium 166mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 65g 24%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Protein 15g
Calcium 272mg 21%
*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.)

This is a delicious ice cream, perfect for the hot weather, or make it for a summer party or gathering. This ice cream is great with pecan pie, or serve it with hot fudge topping.


  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans

Steps to Make It

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine cream, milk, and brown sugar. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring frequently until the mixture is hot and sugar has dissolved.

  2. In a bowl, whisk egg yolks together. Whisk in about 1 cup of the hot mixture, then return to the pan and continue whisking until well blended. Continue cooking for about 5 to 7 minutes, until the mixture coats a spoon. Stir in vanilla and pecans and let cool completely.

  3. Freeze according to manufacturer's instructions for freezing ice cream. Pack the frozen mixture into a container and freeze until solid. Store leftovers in the freezer.