Blood Orange Ice Cream

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1 quart

    • Difficulty


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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1998

  • About

My first taste of a blood orange was at the covered market across the street from my house in Rome. As a painter I was astounded by their color. As a cook I was delighted by their tart sweet taste. This ice cream has a wonderful pale orange color, less shockingly red than a blood orange sorbet because of the cream.


  • 2 cups blood orange juice (about 12 oranges)
  • 4 cups whipping cream


Heat the juice to boiling in a saucepan and boil until reduced to 1 cup.

Mix the cream, sugar, and the zest of 3 oranges in a saucepan and heat to barely simmering, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Remove from the heat and let stand 10 minutes.

Lightly whisk the egg yolks until completel