Is there anything that says summer better than lemon?
How about ice cold, fresh, homemade lemon ice cream?
My husband’s family has a long held tradition of making lemon ice cream when the temperatures rise. He made it for me when we were dating. It might just be one of the reasons we got married.
The other day he got a hankering (probably inspired by the fact that I cleaned out the pantry and now the ice cream maker was in plain sight), and made a batch. He has doctored up the recipe a little from what his family did originally. But the end result is absolutely delish!
I posted a picture and some commentary on Instagram and based on the response, decided I’d better share the recipe here, with his permission, of course.
The recipe I’m sharing is BSB’s version. The original did not include yogurt, used heavy cream, and not quite so much lemon juice. So there is room for adjustment according to preference.
But for me, the fresh lemon juice and lemon zest are the key to this recipe. It makes this ice cream so flavorful and refreshing!