Strawberry and Cream Cheese Ice Cream


A strawberry ice cream recipe that tastes like cheesecake, too? Yes, that's exactly what this homemade ice cream recipe delivers! Top each scoop of Strawberry and Cream Cheese Ice Cream with sliced almonds for a satisfying salty, crunchy finish.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Freeze Time:
4 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 50 mins
1 quart


  • 2 cup strawberries

  • ½ 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 cup whipping cream

  • ½ cup sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • ½ teaspoon almond extract

  • Red food coloring (optional)

  • Finely chopped toasted almonds


  1. Place berries in a medium bowl; mash with potato masher until crushed. Set aside.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium to high speed until smooth. Add 1/2 cup of the milk, and beat just until combined. Add mashed berries, remaining milk, whipping cream, sugar, vanilla, almond extract, and, if desired, red food coloring; beat just until combined.

  3. Freeze in a 2-, 3-, or 4-quart ice cream freezer according to the manufacturer's directions. Sprinkle with almonds before serving. Makes 1 quart (8 servings).

    Strawberry and Cream Cheese Ice Cream
    Peter Krumhardt

Dietary Exchanges:

1 other carbohydrate, 3 fat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

249 Calories
19g Fat
18g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 249
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 59mg 20%
Sodium 69mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Protein 4g

*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.

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