Candy Cane Ice Cream

Candy Cane Ice Cream

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It might be a little cold for homemade ice cream recipes during the winter, but this festive treat will have you eating spoonful after spoonful. Candy Cane Ice Cream is the perfect Christmas dessert after you've finished off the Christmas ham and are enjoying cookies and tarts. Rich and creamy. you'll want it year round. Go the extra mile this Christmas and bring a dessert you know no one else will bring.



  • 2 cups half ’n half
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon peppermint flavoring
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 12 candy canes


  1. Place ice cream maker insert in freezer for 24 hours prior to making.

  2. In a medium mixing bowl combine all ingredients, less candy canes, and mix well; chill for 1 hour.

  3. Put frozen ice cream make insert in maker and turn on; add chilled mixture and churn according to manufacturer’s instructions.

  4. Unwrap candy canes and place in large zip lock bag; crush with metal mallet. Add to ice cream maker 10 minutes before maximum churn time.

  5. Empty ice cream into air tight container and freeze for 2-3 hours before serving. Enjoy!!!

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