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Bluberry Cheesecake Ice Cream


  • Author: shaemakes
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 48 hours
  • Yield: 6 1x

Description

The perfect summer time dessert. A cheesecake ice cream swirled with a homemade blueberry sauce, a streusel topping and crushed graham crackers. It’s fruity, it’s creamy and a tad bit tart, its the perfect well balanced dessert for those hot summer days.


Ingredients

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Blueberry Sauce:

  •  3 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 6 tbsp sugar
  •  3 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp corn starch

Streusel:

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup salted butter, melted

Cheesecake Ice Cream Base:

  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Graham Cracker Crunch:

  • 1 sleeve graham crackers, crushed into quarter sized pieces.

Instructions

  1. 1 day before serving, prepare the blueberry sauce. Add the blueberries, lime juice and sugar to a medium sauce pot and cook over medium low heat for 15 minutes stirring frequently and smashing down blueberries as they cook.
  2. At the 15 minute mark add 1 tbsp corn starch and stir until dissolved.
  3. Cook for an additional 5 minutes until thickened, stirring constantly.
  4. Remove from the heat, cover and let refrigerate overnight.
  5. Next, (also the day before) prepare the ice cream base.
  6. In a large blender add all ice cream base ingredients.
  7. Blend on high for 30 seconds until smooth.
  8. Pour into an airtight container, cover and refrigerate overnight.
  9. The next morning, add ice cream base to your ice cream maker, and churn according to machine directions.
  10. Meanwhile prepare the streusel. Combine all dry ingredients until mixed and then pour the melted butter into the dry mixture and stir until small clumps form.
  11. Once the ice cream has churned, in a freezer safe container, alternate adding ice cream, blueberry sauce, streusel and crushed graham crackers, swirling everything together in between layers. 
  12. Cover and freeze for 6-8 hours before serving.
  • Category: Dessert

Keywords: Ice cream, cheesecake ice cream, blueberry cheesecake, blueberry cheesecake ice cream, homemade ice cream