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Apple Butter Ice Cream Recipe

Are you looking for an exciting new treat to impress your friends and family? Look no further than this apple butter ice cream recipe!

This delicious and creamy dessert is sure to satisfy even the most discerning palate. Unlike other ice creams, this specialty flavor features a unique combination of spices that enhance its flavor profile.

The sweet taste of apples, combined with the richness of butter, creates a delightful combination that pairs perfectly with other flavors.

apple butter ice cream recipe

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Apple butter ice cream is sure to become your next favorite frozen treat! So grab a spoon and let’s dive into this delicious dessert.

What is apple butter ice cream?

It’s a creamy and smooth ice cream made with apple butter that you can either make at home or buy from the store.

The combination of sweet apple butter combined with the ice cream creates a heavenly flavor that your taste buds will thank you for. Plus, it’s easy to make!

So whether you’re enjoying it as a snack or serving it as a dessert, you can be sure that apple butter ice cream will delight your guests with its unique flavor. Pair apple butter ice cream with cinnamon pie for a flavor combination everyone will love.

a bowl of apple butter ice cream with the pan of ice cream in the background

Can I make this ice cream without an ice cream maker?

Yes, you can definitely make this recipe without an ice cream maker. We’ll tell you how below!

Other ice cream recipes to try

No Churn Raspberry Ice Cream

Strawberry Cheesecake Cream

Pineapple Coconut Ice Cream

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What do I need to make apple butter ice cream?

Apple butter ice cream is so simple to make, and you only need 3 ingredients!

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1-14 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk
  • 1-28 ounce jar of apple butter

How do I make homemade apple butter ice cream?

Start by adding heavy whipping cream to a large mixing bowl.

mixing ingredients for apple butter ice cream

Use an electric hand or stand mixer, and beat on medium-low for about 3 minutes.

Once it begins to thicken, turn the mixer to high and continue mixing until the consistency of whipped topping.

Then add the sweetened condensed milk. Fold or mix on low until it’s well incorporated.

mixed ingredients for apple butter ice cream

Add the mixture to a loaf pan, filling it halfway.  

Next, add 1 cup of the apple butter.

Fill with the remaining whipped cream mixture.

Add 1-1 ½ cups of apple butter.

ice cream in a pan next to a bowl of apple butter

Fold in with a chopstick or bar spoon.

Finally, cover with plastic wrap and place in the freezer for approximately 6 hours or until it is firm.

ice cream in a pan being scooped with an ice cream scoop

How do I store homemade apple butter ice cream?

Homemade apple butter ice cream should be stored in an airtight container in the freezer. It will last for up to 3 weeks if stored properly.

Do I need to add sugar to the apple butter ice cream?

No, you do not need to add sugar to the apple butter ice cream. The sweetness comes from the sweetened condensed milk and the apple butter.

a close up of apple butter ice cream in a bowl from above

What are some other ways to use apple butter?

Apple butter is a wonderful and versatile ingredient that can be used in many different recipes.

It pairs particularly well with breakfast foods like pancakes, waffles, toast, and oatmeal. You can also use it to add flavor to muffins and cakes or even as a spread on sandwiches.

You can also make other desserts with apple butter like pies and cobblers.

apple butter ice cream in a bowl

Apple butter ice cream is a delicious and unique dessert that’s sure to be enjoyed by all.

With its sweet flavor combination of apples and butter, it’s the perfect treat for any time of year. Whether you make it at home or buy it from the store, this creamy and smooth ice cream will quickly become a favorite in your household.

Don’t be afraid to experiment and find the best type of apples for your version, and enjoy every scoop!

apple butter ice cream on a spoon
Yield: 8

Apple Butter Ice Cream Recipe

ice cream in a pan being scooped with an ice cream scoop

Craving something sweet and comforting? Try making apple butter ice cream! Simply mix your ingredients together for a delicious and creamy dessert that's sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Freeze Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1-14 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk
  • 1-28 ounce jar of apple butter

Instructions

    1. Add heavy whipping cream to a large mixing bowl. Using as electric hand or stand mixer, beat on medium low for about 3 minutes. Once it begins to thicken, turn the mixer to high and continue mixing until the consistency of whipped topping.

    2. Add the sweetened condensed milk. Fold or mix on low until well incorporated.

    3. Add mixture to a loaf pan, filling it halfway.

    4. Add 1 cup of the apple butter.

    5. Fill with the remaining whipped cream mixture. Add 1-1 ½ cups of the apple butter. Fold in with a chopstick or bar spoon. Add Cover with plastic wrap and place in freezer for approximately 6 hours or until firm.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 589Total Fat: 28gSaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 90mgSodium: 116mgCarbohydrates: 80gFiber: 1gSugar: 73gProtein: 7g

I am not a medical expert. These calculations are provided as a courtesy.

Natasha Mairs

Friday 22nd of September 2023

This sounds so amazing!!!

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