Key Lime Pie Ice Cream

If you are a new reader of my blog you probably have no idea what’s coming… I have a serious LIME ADDICTION!!! I am not even kidding. I am a citrus lover of all kinds, but lime has always been my number one! And since a certain green holiday is coming up (St. Patrick’s Day), you can prepare for more lime recipes, and some other green stuff too.

 

Now let me tell you about this Key Lime Pie Ice Cream. Basically, I wish they sold it in the store, but it doesn’t matter because I can make it at home and it’s way easy. It’s tangy, it’s smooth; the sweetened condensed milk really makes it taste just like the pie, and my favorite part is the soft bits of graham cracker pieces. I am typically a cookies and cream ice cream type gal. I hate chocolate chip because I don’t feel like I should be biting hard pieces of chocolate when I am trying to enjoy the smooth texture of the ice cream. I do like chunks of things, so long as they are soft (think oreos, or cookie dough).

 

This ice cream is perfectly cool, creamy, and TANGY, with soft-sweet graham cracker pieces. I am pretty much in heaven! I know summer is nowhere near here yet, at least here in Utah, but I am going to eat my ice cream all the same. Loved this!

 

Key Lime Pie Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 (14oz) can of sweetened condensed milk
  • 3/4 cup key lime juice (Nellie & Joe's)
  • Zest and juice of 2 limes
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 8 graham cracker squares, roughly crushed (NOT CRUMBS, still kind of chunky)

Instructions

  1. In a bowl combine milk, heavy cream, sweetened condensed milk, key lime juice, lime zest, lime juice, and salt.
  2. Stir to combine.
  3. Pour mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze according to directions.
  4. After it has set up mix in the graham cracker crumbs . Put into plastic container(s) (I save large yogurt tubs for my homemade ice cream) and freeze for at least an hour or until firm. *Optional: Serve with additional graham cracker crumbs.

Recipe Notes

This ice cream BARELY fit into my 1½ quart ice cream maker, so be careful.
© DESSERT NOW DINNER LATER All images & content are copyright protected. Please do not use my images without prior permission. If you want to republish this recipe, please re-create the recipe, snap YOUR OWN PHOTO and re-write the recipe in YOUR OWN WORDS, or link back to this post for the recipe.
 
Recipe altered from Your Homebased Mom

Key Lime Pie Ice Cream

Need some more LIME inspiration?

Lime Collage

Coconut Key Lime Popsicles | Key Lime Cupcakes Tangy Lime Bars | Frozen Coconut Limeade