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best peppermint ice cream
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Best Peppermint Ice Cream

This is the best peppermint ice cream recipe. An easy, no churn ice cream that is packed with peppermint flavor.
Prep Time15 mins
Freezer Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 people


  • 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream cold
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon peppermint extract to taste
  • 1-3 drops pink gel food coloring
  • 2/3 cup peppermint chips divided


  • With a mixer, beat heavy whipping cream until thick. Pour in sweetened
  • condensed milk and vanilla and fold in until smooth. Add in the gel food coloring and stir.
  • Next, spoon ice cream into a freezer safe container, adding in half the ice cream, then half the peppermint chips and then repeating with a second layer.
  • Freeze for 5-6 hours or overnight.
  • When it is time to serve, remove from freezer and let sit on the counter to soften for 5-10 minutes before


This makes 6 -- 1/2 cup servings.