How to Make Black Walnut Ice Cream at Home

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The black walnut ice cream is super tasty and has a good amount of protein and calcium as well. The walnuts are really good for your health and of course, how can one say no to ice cream?

Black walnut Ice Cream

If you, like me, love homemade ice creams that you can customize with nuts of your choice, then the black walnut ice cream is for you. It is smooth and delicious ice cream with roasted walnuts. Homemade ice creams are a great choice because they are hygienically made, are without preservatives and can be customized to your wants and needs.

To make black walnut ice cream, roast the walnuts. In a saucepan, mix together milk, sugar, cream, cream and heat. Then, add the eggs and egg yolks. Stir in continuously until the mixture becomes thick. Let it cool and then strain. Add the walnuts and refrigerate to set. 

This was a shortcut to the recipe. Find the details of the recipe down below. But before you check out the full recipe, do have a look at these other ice cream recipes.

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Black walnut Ice Cream recipe

Black Walnut Ice Cream Recipe

The black walnut ice cream is super tasty and has a good amount of protein and calcium as well. The walnuts are really good for your health and of course, how can one say no to ice cream?
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course copycat
Cuisine American
Servings 5 people
Calories 252 kcal


Baking Sheet
Mesh Strainer


  • ½ cup Superfine Sugar
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 4 Eggs Yolks
  • 1 cup Half-And-Half Cream
  • ½ tsp Black Walnut Extract
  • 2 cups Light Cream
  • ¼ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • ½ cup Chopped Black Walnuts


  • Place the walnuts on a baking sheet and roast them for about 5 minutes and keep them aside until cool.
  • Take a saucepan and put milk, half of the black walnuts, salt, sugar and ½ cup of cream in it and let them heat. After this mixture is warm enough, take it off the flame and keep it at room temperature for about 1 hour.
  • Take a bowl and put egg yolks in it and whisk them and keep it aside.
  • Now, put this egg yolk into the previously made mixture while keeping it on low flame and keep stirring continuously.
  • Let this mixture cook at medium heat and keep stirring until the mixture becomes thick enough.
  • Now, take a mesh strainer and pour the custard in the 1 cup cream and stir it along. 
  • You can extract the walnuts from the strainer to add more flavour to it. Mix this mixture in the vanilla and keep it aside until cool.
  • Now, after this mixture is at room temperature, refrigerate it until it becomes solid and then it’s ready to eat.


Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Sugar: 13g | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 0.3mg
Keyword American, Black Walnut Ice Cream
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