Peppermint Ice Cream - VeryVera

Peppermint Ice Cream

  • Serves: 1 gallon
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  • 4 c milk
  • 2 ¼ cups sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 c half-and-half
  • 4 c whipping cream
  • 1 ½ tablespoons peppermint extract
  • 1 c crushed hard peppermint candy


  1. Bring the milk to a boil in a large saucepan.
  2. Remove from the heat and stir in the sugar and salt until dissolved.
  3. Stir in the half-and-half, whipping cream, and peppermint extract.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  5. Prepare a 4-quart ice cream maker according to directions.
  6. Pour the chilled mixture into the ice cream can and churn until almost ready.
  7. Pour the peppermint candy into the ice cream and continue churning until ready.
  8. Remove the dasher from the can and freeze the ice cream for several hours to allow it to harden.