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Honey Blueberry Lavender ice cream makes you scream for more ice cream. It's heaven in a cup!

Honey Blueberry Lavender Ice Cream

  • Author: Sarah | Away From the Box
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 4 hours 40 minutes
  • Yield: about 1 qt

Description

Honey Blueberry Lavender ice cream makes you scream for more ice cream. It’s heaven in a cup!


Ingredients

Blueberry Lavender Syrup:

  • 1 c. fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 2 TB granulated sugar
  • 2 TB culinary dried lavender

Ice Cream Base:

  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 c. raw, local honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 c. heavy cream
  • 1 c. whole milk

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, heat the blueberries, sugar and lavender on high until the blueberries pop and the mixture begins to boil. Turn heat to low and simmer about 5 minutes before setting aside to cool. Strain through a mesh colander into a heat proof bowl and discard the solids. This can be made ahead of time if needed.
  2. In the bowl of a mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, mix the eggs on medium speed for 1-2 minutes or until they get light and fluffy, then slowly pour in the honey in a steady stream and continue mixing for another minute. Add the vanilla, cream and milk and mix for an additional 30 seconds – 1 minute.
  3. Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker and churn according to manufacturer directions (this is usually 25-35 minutes).
  4. When the blueberry lavender syrup is cool, but not yet solid, pour into the ice cream maker in the last few minutes of churning to get a uniform color OR transfer half of the churned ice cream to a 2 qt container, drizzle with half of the syrup and swirl with a butter knife, then top with the remaining halves of the ice cream and syrup, swirling with a butter knife again.
  5. Freeze in 2qt container 4 hours – overnight, then serve.