Pumpkin Ice Cream

What is Pumpkin Ice Cream?

This frozen fall treat is rich and creamy, flavored with pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice, and sweetened with brown sugar!

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!

Make the Base

Heat heavy cream, whole milk, and pumpkin puree in a saucepan until steaming.

Whisk the Egg Yolks

In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and brown sugar.


Pour half of the warmed pumpkin mixture into the egg yolk mixture, whisking constantly. Then pour back into saucepan until thickened.

Strain the Custard

Pour custard through a fine mesh sieve into a heatproof bowl. Stir in vanilla and pumpkin pie spice, cover, and chill in the fridge.

Churn the Custard

Once chilled, transfer custard to an ice cream maker and churn until it reaches a soft-serve consistency.

Freeze the Ice Cream

Transfer the soft-serve ice cream to a loaf pan and wrap it tightly in plastic wrap. Freeze until firm and scoopable.


Serve as desired.

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