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Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Additional Time4 hours
Total Time4 hours 40 minutes
Course: Dessert
Author: Barbara Schieving


  • 1 lb. fresh strawberries
  • 4 tablespoons balsamic or champagne vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons sugar

Creamy Vanilla Base

  • ½ to ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 cups cream
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  • Toss 4 tablespoons sugar and balsamic vinegar with the washed and dried strawberries. Place on a cookie sheet in a single layer and bake at 300 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool.
  • Coarsely chop or blend until smooth. Place strawberries and all the juices in a sealed container in your fridge overnight or at least 4 hours.
  • Whisk together base ingredients until combined. Add strawberries and juices and stir until combined.
  • Place mixture in your machine and follow manufacturers directions in freezing.


For this recipe, roasting your strawberries is key. It brings out the richness and color of the strawberries. This recipe contains less fat than Rich and Creamy Vanilla, and does not have any eggs in it. Perfect for specific dietary needs, but still has the heavy creamy texture you desire. 101 Gourmet Ice Cream Creations.