Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

by Kathy Strahs on June 2, 2011 · 10 comments

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There was a moment of calm when I doled out the homemade strawberry ice cream cones. On the faces of my daughter and two little friends who were at our house last weekend – ages 2, 3 and 4 – were looks of focus, determination and, dare I say, intensity as they sought to catch every creamy pink drop on their tongues. All direct eye contact was averted. When I asked my little girl what she thought of her treat she broke concentration long enough to look up, smile and reply, “It’s so tasty!” Then it was back to business.

The kids were right to savor each lick. This strawberry ice cream was unbelievably rich and fruity (made with a whole pound of fresh California strawberries). We’ve entered the time of year when I keep my ice cream maker insert in the freezer at all times just in case the mood strikes to churn some out.

The only thing that makes this ice cream better…

Homemade strawberry ice cream on a homemade ice cream cone (made on a panini press!)

…is serving it in a homemade ice cream cone! See my post on my other blog, Panini Happy, to find out how I made ice cream cones on my panini maker.

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Esi June 3, 2011 at 7:53 AM

Simple strawberry ice cream is one of my favorites and those panini press cones are GENIUS!
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Kathy June 3, 2011 at 7:58 AM

Thanks, Esi! The combination is pretty great. :-)

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Rachel @ Baked by Rachel June 3, 2011 at 10:36 AM

I LOVE that you put in big chunks of strawberries at the end. So many store brands don’t have the real chunks and that’s what I always hope for… big chunks of real strawberries. Totally saving this to try sometime since I just got an ice cream maker!
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Mackenzie@The Caramel Cookie June 3, 2011 at 3:55 PM

Mmmm! You need to send of this my way, it’s been soo hot and making me crave ice cream.
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Kathy June 3, 2011 at 3:58 PM

Thinking cool thoughts for you, Mackenzie! :-)

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Barbara @ Barbara Bakes June 3, 2011 at 8:29 PM

Can I lick the drips. Heavenly!
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Maris (In Good Taste) June 6, 2011 at 5:26 PM

This does look amazing and that cone looks amazing in itself!
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Hannah@ Bake Five June 13, 2011 at 4:20 AM

that’s pretty cool, a panini maker!

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Benny April 26, 2014 at 3:34 AM

Awesome recipe

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