Peanut Butter Chip Ice Cream

Just once , try making this yourself !

No ice cream maker ?!

Heck ! Just use some elbow grease !

You'll be glad you did ......

One of the easiest ice cream recipe around ...

Okay , I'm always saying that , but hey ! ^__*

No eggs , guys ! lol

This recipe calls for half and half but I sub it for whole milk and cream .....

Eventhough the mixture was still slurry after being churned for an hour - more milk than cream , I guess - but no worries,  as the mixture sets after 4 hours ....

This ice cream is smooth as silk and well , peanut buttery for lack of a better word ?! lol

So , if you LOVE  peanut butter , this is for you !

Recipe from David Levobitz via annies-eats

3/4 cup smooth peanut butter
3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoon sugar
2 2/3 cups half-and-half ( I used a generous 1 2/3 cups of milk and a scant cup of cream )
pinch of coarse salt
dash of vanilla
1 heaping cup of Reese's peanut butter cup , frozen and chopped , optional ( I used peanut butter chips )

* Combine all ingredients above except the candy in a food processor or blender ; process until smooth ; chill the mixture thoroughly in the fridge .
* Churn mixture in the ice cream maker according to the manufacturer's instruction ; I added the chips after the last 2-3 minutes of churning ; transfer mixture in a container and freeze for at least 4 hours or overnight .

* Making ice cream without the ice cream maker : After chilling the mixture thoroughly , freeze for at least 30 -40 minutes . Take it out from the freezer ; scrape the mixture with a large spoon and beat it with a handheld beater in high speed until smooth but not melted . Freeze the mixture for another 45 minutes then beat again until creamy . Repeat this 2 times more and freeze the mixture for at least 4 hours before serving .


  1. Hi Anne, wah also made ice cream... come come exchange with mine. Yours look awesome, reserve 2 scoops for me.

    BTW, I got 4 awards for you, drop by to collect when you free.

    Have a nice day, regards.

  2. You seem like fan of David lebovitz.Love those peanut butter chips in the icecream.

  3. you are my ice cream inspiration! i have finally taken the plunge and let me tell you, there is no going back now! mmm the peanut butter looks so good. peanut butter is my husband's favorite flavor, so he would die to try this!

  4. Anne, this looks so YUMMY!! No need to dream about Haagen Dazs anymore...just have to grease this creaking elbow first and I think we'll be ready for that soon:)!

  5. Anne, I really need this ice cream to beat the heat here. It's so hot that I want the whole tub of your yummy ice cream.

  6. I won't write this time what I always repeat seeing your ice creams:))) awesome!

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  7. This looks delicous Anne, my kids would so love this as peanut butter is their favourite thing. I love the idea of ice cream with no eggs and substituting the cream with milk/ice cream. Mich@Piece of Cake

  8. After i have the ice cream machine, my children keep asking me to make ice cream, so this will be one of the recipe that i want to try. Thanks for sharing.

  9. WOW, I can feel the taste, soooooooooo Yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmy, Want it badly :D


  10. Anne, this looks really good. Who doesn't love peanut butter!!

  11. OMG! This is so mouth watering mann! How could I resist! I don't even wanna try! LOL After looking at Amelia's coffee & caramel ice-cream , now you've tempted me with this peanut butter ice cream too! Aiyaa, I really have to use some elbow grease to make this yummy ice-cream!! Me, drooling mad!! :)

  12. Hi Anne, are you staying in Hong Kong right now? can you help me to buy some baking moulds? I don't have your email, can you advise your email address so we can communicate via email. Thanks.

  13. peanut butter!! this must be irresistible! you even add on the pb chips! wow!

  14. Nothing better than smooth as silk ice cream...especially on a hot summer's day! Beautiful, Anne!

  15. It's raining here but I wouldn't mind having a scoop or two of this ice cream!

  16. Hi anne, this must really taste fantastic. Peanut butter chips sound like the ticket. I am trying to subscribe to your posts but it isn't working, let me know what I may be doing wrong, LOL.

  17. No eggs! Plus only a scant cup of cream!... This super flavorsome ice cream sounds like the one I'm after. Now I need is some pb and summer!

  18. I have the book, how could I missed this recipe? Aiyoh...!! (knock, knock head!)!!
    Looks so good! One scoop is for tasting, second scoop is for enjoying, third scoop is for ah...satisfaction!!! Can I have three scoops please? :o)

  19. Yum, I am obsess with Peanut butter!This sounds like the perfect summer treat for me!!

  20. It looks delicious Anne - and fairly low fat too!!

  21. I like the instructions for those few of us who have no ice cream maker. This sounds like the best flavor of ice cream. YUM!!

  22. Anne, you wicked ice cream & muffin fairy....I resisted eating sugar today, but after going through your posts, I have a feeling I am going to need some serious dose of sugar! That ice cream scoop looks so awesome....


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