Blueberry Pie Ice Cream

Blueberry Pie Ice Cream is sure hit for summer or anytime you want a bite of summer.

 Blueberry Pie Ice Cream

 

Man, is it hot. To those deep in winter right now, I’m a tad jealous. To the rest of you, like me, in the heat of summer, I sure hope you’re keeping cool. That blue plastic kiddie pool is looking mighty nice these days. And ice cream sounds divine, doesn’t it?

With a big week coming up, full of cookouts and special parties, I thought of one of our favorite ice cream recipes, Blueberry Pie Ice Cream. I’ve shared it here before, but it bears repeating. It’s super simple. Just perfect for a summer gathering. And it has a secret ingredient.

 Blueberry Pie Ice Cream

 

Yep, graham crackers. They make things real nice.

Plus, you can easily substitute your favorite pie flavor in place of the blueberry to create your own very special creation.

 

 Blueberry Pie Ice Cream

 

How about cherry? Or peach? Yum! I think I need to go get my churn churning.

Blueberry Pie Ice Cream
 
Serves: 4½ cups
Ingredients
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 1 vanilla bean (optional, but if not using, add 2 more teaspoons of vanilla extract)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 graham cracker, pulverized (totally. smash 'em up.)
  • ¾ cup blueberry pie filling (or substitute favorite pie filling)
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan heat 1 cup of heavy cream, sugar, and salt. If using vanilla bean, cut it in half and scrape seeds into mixture along with the vanilla bean pod. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and remove bean pod.
  2. Add 1 cup heavy cream, 1 cup milk, vanilla extract, and crushed graham cracker.
  3. Refrigerate mixture until thoroughly cooled.
  4. Add chilled mixture to ice cream maker and churn according to directions.
  5. Once churned, gently stir in pie filling and serve right away, or layer ice cream and pie filling in container, and freeze until desired hardness.
  6. Makes a little over a quart. (4½ cups to be exact.)

 

Comments

  1. Patricia Pinkston says

    I like all flavors of ice cream, but usually buy vanilla, since it can be “dressed up” with all kinds of additions.

  2. says

    My favorite frozen concrete is Apple Pie at Ted Drews and I’ve wanted to try something similar at home! This may do the trick! Thanks Amy!!…….stay cool!

  3. Kymber says

    growing up my favorite frozen treat was a fudge swirl ice cream. Now my palate likes caramel and pecans included…more of a turtle type swirl. YUM. But this blueberry looks divine!

  4. says

    Not entering the giveaway because I already have an ice cream maker, but just wanted to say, that blueberry pie ice cream looks INCREDIBLE!!! :)

  5. Martha Vaughan says

    Love homemade peanut butter ice cream but definitely would love to try this recipe. Who knows, it may be a new fave.

  6. Martha Vaughan says

    Subscribed via e-mail (don’t know why I hadn’t already done that but the reader said I hadn’t…hmmmmm)

  7. says

    i think i would cry from shear joy if i won this guy – i’ve dreamed of making my own ice cream for years and just can’t fork out the money for the ice cream maker! my favorite frozen treat EVER is the kahlua pie at leilani’s in maui – heaven!

  8. Monica says

    If we are short on fresh fruit for ice cream , we make slushies with kool-aid. Kids love it!!

  9. Lori D says

    I love all frozen treats…in a lime and coconut mood this week but I might be switching to blueberry tonight!

  10. says

    I think Bluebell used to have a blueberry cobbler flavor that I loved. Right now I’m in love with Bluebell’s Key Lime Pie or their Pineapple and Homemade Vanilla combination. Yum.

  11. sami says

    i like (love) you on facebook! you have some of the best recipes and ideas! thank you!

  12. Haley says

    I LOOOOOVE Banana splits. Cold delicious ice-cream with HOT FUDGE! Mmmmmmmm. SO SO GOOD!

  13. Loretta says

    Can you honestly pick out a favorite? I can’t although I would love to have a small ice cream maker. It would make just the right amount. :)

    Ok, any pie, any cake, any ice cream desert, any trifle. etc….

  14. Kristin Dinda VanCleave says

    One of my favorite frozen treats are banana popsicles, and I am on the hunt for the perfect recipe. I also love homemade ice cream, so look forward to making your blueberry pie ice cream soon.

  15. says

    Omgoodness! I am a huge ice cream addict, and try not to keep it in the house cause I will eat it all!! I grew up in Vermont, the birth place of Ben & Jerry’s, so I was eating that long before it made its way into the stores! But, one of my very favorite frozen treats is Frozen Custard! There are a couple of local places that make it, and its SOO rich & creamy!! Delish!

  16. Francesca says

    My favorite frozen treat is chocolate peanut butter swirl ice cream on a waffle cone. Yum!

  17. Emily says

    My favorite frozen treat is plain vanilla ice cream – because I can add so many things in! Fresh fruit, fruit syrups, candy bits, caramel, marshmallow, toasted coconut, chocolate syrup, crushed cookies…. The list just goes on!

  18. Teri pastorino says

    This looks great
    I love blueberry cheesecake ice cream and peanut butter and chocolate

  19. says

    Hey girl, I’m your newest follower on twitter :) @revorebs is my name on there. I’d love to win the ice cream maker. i’ve always wanted one. :)

  20. Jan says

    I love chocolate ice cream my fav. But cherry ice cream comes in a close second. If only I didn’t pick out all of the cherries when I first buy it. Lol.

  21. Mary says

    Ice cream is my favorite – probably vanilla but I love to try new flavors. Thanks for the great giveaway.

  22. Melissa says

    I love cholocate peanut butter ice cream. Sometimes I put it on small slices of cake and make it into ice cream sandwiches.

  23. doris says

    The ice cream that I usually order is butter pecan with hot bittersweet. My childhood favorite was raspberry ripple which I no longer can find.

  24. Tracy says

    I think Brusters’s white chocolate turtle flavor is yummy. At home, Rick Bayless’ lime yogurt ice cream topped with a cajeta sauce is perfect for these hot summer days!

  25. Loretta says

    I just moved to Wisconsin and have discovered all the local custard! Although I also love homemade ice cream.

  26. says

    Oh my I have had this little machine on my wish list for a couple years, I would love to win!!! My all time favorite frozen treat is grasshopper pie made with mint chocolate chip ice cream…yummy!

  27. says

    OK…this “They make things real nice.” just cracked me right up for some reason.

    My favorite frozen treat is, well, ice cream. If I have to be more specific, I’d say…chocolate. :) But, I’m really digging this pie ice cream recipe. Must make.

  28. Cristy says

    A local frozen custard shop makes Door County Sour Cherry sundaes. Oh my!!
    I follow you on pinterest and subscribed to your feed too. What a great giveaway!!!!!

  29. Sherry D. says

    My favorite frozen treat is an Ice Cream Bombe made from vanilla ice cream, orange sherbert, raspberry sherbert and angel food cake……sooooooooooooooo much more than a treat!

  30. says

    In the summer, my mom made a pie out of mixed equal parts whipped cream and softened sherbert together served in a graham cracker crust. Sometimes she’d make ice cream sandwiches out of the mixture. So good and such sweet memories :)

  31. priscilla says

    My favorite frozen treat is homemade peach ice cream in my old electric ice cream maker!!

  32. Lisa B says

    Wow…my favorite frozen treat has to be coffee ice cream! I love anything coffee! I also love banana cream pie blizzards from Dairy Queen. This recipe for the Blueberry Pie Ice Cream looks TO DIE FOR! I would love to win the Ice Cream Maker! What a blessing! Thanks so much for offering it!

  33. Cara S. says

    My favorite ice cream is a store brand premium – Denali Bear Tracks…. Chocolate ice cream, caramel swirl and chocolate covered cashews – YUM!

  34. Dana Lucier says

    I love peanut butter ice cream. I have never made my own, so that would be the first thing I would try :-)

  35. Michelle says

    I love vanilla bean ice cream. When I am daring I will pour some Baileys over it.

  36. Barb P. says

    My favorite frozen treat is a coffee ice cream with fudge sauce and almonds running through it!

  37. Adele says

    I recently made a peach ice cream with white peaches and it has become out new favorite.
    Thanks

  38. Aggie says

    What a pretty ice cream maker. Would look evn prettier in my kitchen :)

    My favorite frozen trea lately is tart plain fro yo w fruit, nuts & coconut. Or I would take coconut or pistachio or hazelnut gelato any day. Mmmmm

  39. Maria says

    I subscribe by email. Chocolate walnut fudge is my favorite ice cream flavor with banana walnut fudge in a close second…

  40. Michelle D says

    I just subscribed to your email updates. Thx for the great giveaway opportunity!

  41. Diane says

    I love eating frozen candy bars or fudge or cookie dough right out of the freezer:))

  42. SheilaM says

    My favorite summer frozen treat is banana splits…made with homemade vanilla ice cream!

  43. Alicia says

    Ice cream is always my first lve in frozen treats (with strawberries and cookie dough being added bonuses), but lately I’ve also fallen in love with frozen grapes and frozen blueberries. Simple, sweet summer treats.

  44. Kristen M says

    I like homemade sorbets, mint choc chip ice cream, and locally made organic popsicles from the farmers market (Viva Pops in San Diego).

  45. Rachel says

    Strawberry Cheesecake ice cream ben n jerrys de-li-cious. Just found your blog, already like it :]

  46. Katrina @ In Katrina's Kitchen says

    I must get my hands on this ice cream. Dangerous stuff right there!

  47. Stephanie says

    MY LOVE for CHEESECAKE is well known and for a frozen treat i LOVE cheesecake flavored ice cream!
    ( cheesecake cut into bite sizes and frozen on a stick are great too!) sticks make everything more fun.;)

  48. Karen says

    My favorite ice cream is blueberry ice cream from Hot Licks in Fairbanks, Alaska.

  49. Jordan D says

    I love froyo…especially self-serve with toppings bars! My favorite is Froyo World.

  50. says

    nice idea! i like cinnamon ice cream with graham crackers mixed in. who am i kidding–i like all ice cream ever made. :)

  51. Krysi says

    Chocolate and peanut butter ice cream/fozen pie… anything with those flavors!

  52. Laura (Blogging Over Thyme) says

    This looks so delicious! I love tart fro-yo–as well as basically any ice cream, I once made this delicious chocolate ice cream from Bon Appetit magazine. Amazing!

  53. katherine d says

    i love using frozen bananas to make banana “ice cream”

    katherinedibello (at) gmail (dot) com

  54. says

    I think my favorite frozen dessert might be this blueberry pie ice cream…I’ll just have to do a couple of switches to make it vegan! Other than that, you can’t go wrong with banana ice cream. That’s what we always made when I was a kid and it takes me back each and every time.

  55. NanaBread (Jeanne) says

    My favorite frozen treat has to be ice cream. Right now, I’m eyeing your Blueberry Pie recipe and a salted caramel fudge ice cream. Those two will be the next ice cream recipes I tackle.

  56. Heather Spooner says

    I love making and eating ice cream sandwiches.There are so many variations I love. Thanks for the giveaway!
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  57. Heather Spooner says

    I like She Wears Many Hats on Facebook. Thanks!
    miyax15 at yahoo dot com

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