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Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

This homemade Strawberry Ice Cream is a smooth and delicious treat you and your entire family will enjoy.
Prep Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, European
Keyword: best homemade strawberry ice cream, easy homemade strawberry ice cream, frozen dessert, frozen strawberry custard, homemade strawberry gelato, homemade strawberry ice cream, strawberry gelato
Servings: 6 cups


  • 2 QT Ice Cream machine


  • 2 cups fresh strawberries clean & diced
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Place the ice cream bowl in the freezer for at least 24 hours prior to use. Freeze times may vary. Follow your ice cream machine manufacture's instructions for best results (normally in the user manual also likely available online).
  • Clean strawberries then remove the stem & dice. Place in a bowl then add sugar. Mix until all the strawberries are well coated with sugar. Let rest for 15 minutes. Then blend or puree the strawberries.
  • In a large bowl: combine the milk, heavy whipping cream, vanilla extract and pureed strawberries. Stir/mix well.
  • Follow the ice cream machine instructions for best use, time and churning recommendations. Then turn on the machine and make sure the ice cream is properly churning. Slowly pour the cream mixture into the pre-frozen bowl.
  • Once ready, transfer the ice cream to an air tight container with lid. Place in the freezer for at least 6 hours to ensures the proper ice cream texture. Or serve immediately if you like your ice cream soft with a slightly melting consistency.