Blueberry Ice Cream

Blueberry Ice Cream

Amazing Blueberry Ice Cream Recipe!

Made with fresh blueberries and sweet coconut, this blueberry ice cream recipe will knock your socks off!  Super simple to make, this homemade blueberry ice cream is perfect in a cone, a dish and fantastic with cake and pie, too!

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Clear dessert dish with scoops of blueberry ice cream topped with flake coconut and fresh blueberries.

 

The Blueberry Ice Cream Recipe Perfect for Summer!

So when it gets especially hot in the summer, making a batch of this delicious blueberry ice cream is usually at the top of my list.  I love using fresh berries from my local farmers market, and adding yummy toppings as well.  Making ice cream at home is a wonderful way to control the ingredients that go into this delicious frozen dessert.

Here’s how this simple, delicious blueberry coconut ice cream comes together:

Loaded with fresh blueberries and sweet coconut, this ice cream will knock your socks off! Made with just a few ingredients, this homemade ice cream is perfect in a cone, a dish and fantastic with cake, too!

The ingredients you’ll need to make this blueberry ice cream recipe:

  • Whole milk
  • 1 can, sweetened condensed milk
  • Evaporated milk
  • Vanilla extract
  • Salt
  • Blueberries: fresh or frozen
  • Sugar
  • Water
  • Optional: Flake Coconut (sweetened or unsweetened)

For exact recipe amounts and full instructions be sure to scroll down to the recipe card at the bottom of this post.

Making ice cream is a pretty simple process, as it just involves a few steps and a bit of waiting for the freezer to do its job.  This blueberry ice cream recipe that starts with sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk and whole milk as the base.  I also used a full pint of blueberries and cooked the berries before adding them to the ice cream.  If blueberries are out of season or you cannot find fresh, feel free to thaw some frozen berries. 

Note that the coconut in this recipe is completely optional, however the blueberries and coconut go wonderfully with each other. Give it a try!

Loaded with fresh blueberries and sweet coconut, this ice cream will knock your socks off! Made with just a few ingredients, this homemade ice cream is perfect in a cone, a dish and fantastic with cake, too!

How should I serve blueberry ice cream?

This ice cream is perfect when it’s scooped into sugar cones and topped with a bit of coconut and a fresh blueberry. Also, feel free to enjoy as a sundae, topped with whipped cream and a drizzle of melted white chocolate.

What goes well with blueberry ice cream?

This blueberry ice cream is fantastic served with cake, tarts or a delicious blueberry cobbler. Here are a few recipe ideas that would be great options:

Blueberry Cobbler with Cake Mix

Blueberry Tarts 

Coconut Cream Pound Cake

Coconut Cream Poke Cake

Lemon Bundt Cake

 

Loaded with fresh blueberries and sweet coconut, this ice cream will knock your socks off! Made with just a few ingredients, this homemade ice cream is perfect in a cone, a dish and fantastic with cake, too!

How long does it take to freeze ice cream?

After combining the blueberry ice cream ingredients, it’s ready to go into a container and freeze. It will take 3-6 hours to freeze completely.  I actually had mine freeze over night before we ate it, and it was the perfect consistency.

Loaded with fresh blueberries and sweet coconut, this ice cream will knock your socks off! Made with just a few ingredients, this homemade ice cream is perfect in a cone, a dish and fantastic with cake, too!

If you loved this homemade blueberry ice cream, check out some of my other ice cream recipes and ice cream treats:

OREO Ice Cream Pie

Easy Peach FroYo Pops

Peanut Butter Brownie Ice Cream Cake

Copycat Chick-Fil-A Peach Milkshake

Brownie Batter Milkshake

Three ice cream cones topped with a single scoop of blueberry ice cream, and topped with coconut and fresh blueberries.

 

Here’s the recipe for my Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream:

Nutrition

Calories

409 cal

Fat

14 g

Carbs

62 g

Protein

11 g
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Serves 6 servings

Blueberry Coconut Ice Cream

Loaded with fresh blueberries and sweet coconut, this ice cream will knock your socks off! Made with just a few ingredients, this homemade ice cream is perfect in a cone, a dish and fantastic with cake, too!

60 minPrep Time

1 hrTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 2 c. whole milk
  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2/3 c. evaporated milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • salt, pinch (few grinds or shakes from grinder)
  • 1 pint (about 2 cups) whole, fresh blueberries
  • 1 c. flake coconut (sweetened or unsweetened)
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. water

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, whisk together the whole milk, sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, vanilla and salt. Refrigerate for a couple hours or until completely chilled.
  2. In a small saucepan, add the blueberries, sugar and water. Stirring often, bring the berries to a simmer. Berries will resemble a sauce. Let berries cool to room temperature and add to milk mixture and stir.
  3. Using an ice cream maker, add the milk and berry mixture to the frozen insert (see manufactures directions for ice cream maker). Churn for 25-30 minutes. During the last 10 minutes add the coconut. Ice cream will be creamy. Add the ice cream mixture to a loaf pan or resealable container, and freeze for at least 3-6 hours or over night. Recipe makes about 1 quart. Enjoy!

Notes

Coconut is optional in this recipe. Feel free to omit if you prefer not to have it.

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Diet
vegetarian
lacto vegetarian
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egg free
soy free
seafood free
treenut free
sesame free
mustard free
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I hope you and your family will be able to enjoy this ice cream as much as my family and I have.  It’s truly the perfect treat for a hot summer day.  Great in either a cone, dish or on the side of a delicious cake, pie or pastry.  Enjoy!  ~Erin

Blueberry ice cream in a dish, topped with coconut flakes and fresh blueberries, scooped in cones, and frozen in a pan.

 

 

Comments

  1. Hi Erin! :-) Hope that you are doing great! PINNED this amazingness! My hubby love blueberries and coconut together! What a sweet summer dessert! Cathy
  2. Hi, this looks delicious and I'm going to give it a try, but can you tell me what the 'c' stands for in the ingredients please, as in 2c whole milk? Is it cups? I'm in the UK so we measure differently, but I do have a set of measuring cups from when I visited Alaska Many thanks, Valerie
  3. I love all those summer berries! Thanks for sharing on the What's for Dinner link up!
  4. I promised to use my ice cream maker more this year and with this yummy recipe I'll be off to a great start!
  5. This sounds amazing with the coconut added. Thank you for sharing at What’d You Do This Weekend? Hope to see you back next week! Wishes for tasty dishes, Linda
  6. Thanks for sharing your wonderful posts at Over The Moon Party. See you next week. Hugs, Bev

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