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Truly Key Lime Pie Ice Cream

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Serves 3 quarts | Prep Time | Cook Time

Why I Love This Recipe

Ingredients You'll Need

1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
2 cups milk
2/3 cup heavy cream
2 egg yolks, beaten
1 cup white sugar
1 cup lime juice
2 teaspoons lemon extract (optional)
1 (3 ounce) package lime flavored gelatin mix
6 whole graham crackers


In a saucepan over low heat, combine the evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, milk, and heavy cream. Cook until warm, whisking frequently.

Once the mixture is hot to the touch, whisk in the gelatin mix and sugar, stirring constantly until sugar and gelatin are completely dissolved.

Whisk in the egg yolks, and remove from the heat. Stir in the lime juice and lemon extract.

Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker, and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions. This recipe takes a bit longer to set up than the usual ice cream.

Once the ice cream is thick, open the canister, and place large pieces of graham cracker evenly on each side. They will break into smaller pieces as the machine churns. Mix for about 5 more minutes. Transfer to a freezer container, seal, and freeze until solid. I like to use 1 gallon resealable freezer bags.

Note: add lime zest for more flavor and may use Teddy Grahams also.

Questions, Comments & Reviews

This really sounds yummy. I love Key Lime Pie. I once imported key limes from the States to Europe to make my own, and wow that was so yummy, so I can´t wait to try out this ice cream... This recipie is a good canditate to start using my Ice cream maker :)

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