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Creamcheese Ice Cream


8 oz softened cream cheese

1 cup sugar

1 cup sour cream

1 cup heavy cream

3 tbsp lemon juice

1/2 tsp lemon zest

1/2 tsp vanilla


Chill bowl and beaters,either from a stand mixer or a large bowl and a hand mixer.

Beat cream cheese until soft and smooth

Gradually add the sugar 1/4 cup at a time.

Beat in the sour cream and cream.

Add lemon juice,zest and vanilla, beating just until thick and smooth.

Cover and chill for at least 2-3 hrs.

Rechill beaters.

After the 2-3 hrs. Start at low speed and increase to med., rebeat the mix until creamy (about 2 min).

Pour into ice cream freezer and process as usual.

Makes 1 qt

Variations: Add 1/4 finely crushed fruit or fruit puree such as strawberries,cherries, etc or add a topping of choice.