Blueberries and Cream Ice Cream

Be sure to pick up some fresh blueberries because you’ll want to make this PRONTO!   


Blueberries and Cream Ice Cream

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Blueberries have always been a true FAVORITE of mine

and adding them to freshly made ice cream,

well, it’s just delicious!

Oh, my goodness just look at that pretty swirl…

I just love the prettiness of blueberries, just don’t get them on a white shirt and everything will be fine.

blueberry ice cream

There are so many reasons why this ice cream is such a WINNER,

fresh fruit in desserts are always a winner,

this ice cream is made with NO ice cream maker… WINNER

It’s easy to make just mix, pour and freeze… now that’s a WINNE.

 See, this is a winner no matter how you scoop it!

You can heat an extra cup of blueberries with a tablespoon of sugar and press it through a strainer and the ice cream will have even more blueberry flavor and the ice cream will become a really pretty purple color.

If your blueberries aren’t flavorful, that does happen depending on the season. You could add a teaspoon of blueberry extract, you can order it from baking supply stores or from Amazon.

Fun varieties on this will be to add-in 4 oz whipped cream cheese along with some graham cracker crumbs, it’ll taste just like blueberry cheesecake! I added some in one time I made it but forgot to take photos!

Blueberries and Cream Ice Cream


  • 1 1/4 cups blueberries
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1-14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon blueberry extract not necessary but if you have it adds delicious flavor


  • Heat 1 cup blueberries in microwave about 30 seconds or until heated and soft
  • Press through a strainer to remove skin
  • Heat remaining 1/4 cup blueberries for 8-10 seconds these will be put in the ice cream whole
  • In mixer bowl whip heavy cream on high until medium to stiff peaks
  • Slowly add in the sweetened condensed milk and vanilla to the heavy cream
  • In a loaf pan layer the ice cream mixture place dollops of pressed blueberries and swirl it with a toothpick or back of a spoon to gently mix in, then add a few heated blueberries and repeat.
  • If you'd like the ice cream to be all "purple" in color, go ahead and mix the pressed blueberries into the ice cream mixture completely.
  • Freeze for 4-6 hours or until firm.
  • Add more blueberries if you aren't using blueberry extract.
  • As with any fruit dessert, delicious tasting fruit will result in great tasting results. If the fruit is not very sweet or not full of flavor, add a tablespoon of powdered sugar at a time until the taste of the mixture is great. Adding lemon and sugar together will also result in great flavor, as well as lemon extract too.

Take a look at some of the other ice cream flavors I’ve made:

This super easy “faux” banana ice cream will have you eating dessert every night!

I know everyone seems to relate ice cream to summer, and I do too, but believe me that Apple Pie Ice Cream will bring you a warm fuzzy feeling all winter long!

blueberries and cream ice cream from @createdbydiane


    1. sorry about that, and thanks for letting me know there was an error in the ingredient list. A 14 oz can of sweetened condensed milk has been added to the ingredient list.

    1. A 14 oz can of sweetened condensed milk has been added to the ingredient list, sorry for the mistake.

  1. First time reader. Is the can of condensed milk to be mixed in? I like to make this ice cream today. Thanks.

    1. yes, the instructions tell you when to add the sweetened condensed milk.(It’s in step 5 of the instructions)

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