Crème Fraîche Strawberry Ice Cream

 What is Crème Fraîche Strawberry Ice Cream?

This easy recipe is luxuriously rich and creamy, with a delightful tangy flavor and a swirl of sweet roasted strawberries. A delicious frozen summer treat!

What You'll Need

You'll only need a few simple ingredients to make this easy recipe, so let's round them up and get started!

Roast the Strawberries

In a baking dish, stir together the strawberries and sugar. Roast in a 375° F oven for 25 minutes.

Puree the Strawberries

In a food processor, puree the roasted strawberries with the lemon juice. Place mixture in refrigerator to cool.

Make the Custard

In a saucepan over medium heat, warm the milk, sugar, and salt. Stir until warmed and the sugar has dissolved.

Whisk the Egg Yolks

In a separate medium bowl, whisk the egg yolks. Very slowly pour warmed milk into the egg yolks, whisking constantly.

Add Back to Saucepan

Then scrape warmed egg yolks back into the saucepan and place back over medium heat. Stir mixture constantly.

Strain the Custard

Pour the custard through a strainer and stir it over an ice bath until it is completely cool. Then place it in refrigerator to chill.

Add the Crème Fraîche

Once the custard is fully chilled, whisk in the crème fraîche.

Freeze the Ice Cream

Then freeze mixture in chilled ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s instructions.

Make the Strawberry Swirl

In a small bowl, whisk together ½ cup of chilled roasted strawberry puree and ¼ cup of the frozen crème fraîche ice cream.

Freeze the Ice Cream

Place container in freezer to freeze completely.


Top with fresh whipped cream and sliced strawberries, if desired.

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