No Churn Peppermint Ice Cream


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Enjoy Peppermint Ice Cream year-round with this easy, no-churn recipe. 

In my world, ice cream is an essential dessert for every time of the year, not just summer.

No Churn Peppermint Ice Cream

I’ll happily curl up with a blanket, a book, and a bowl of ice cream while watching the snow outside. Who needs hot chocolate?

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If you’re craving some chocolate though, a generous pour of chocolate sauce takes this peppermint ice cream right over the top!

Peppermint Ice Cream

I’m not sure what happens in the marketing people’s heads that they think shoppers only want peppermint ice cream around Christmas, but I’m always sad when I can’t find peppermint ice cream in the stores after the holidays.

Peppermint isn’t just for Christmas, friends! You can make this ice cream with crushed candy canes or a bag of peppermint candies.

However you choose to make it, it’s pretty much guaranteed to become a favorite.

No Churn Peppermint Ice Cream

No Churn Ice Cream Recipes

Raspberry White Chocolate Ice Cream is a rich and creamy vanilla ice cream swirled with raspberry and white chocolate.

Caramel Pumpkin Crunch Ice Cream is loaded with caramel and crunchy brown sugar pecan bits. 

Mint Chip Ice Cream is a creamy mint ice cream with melting bits of chocolate. This is a family favorite that we’ve been making for years.

Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream is another super easy no-churn recipe, and this one only uses requires four ingredients!

If you’re craving chocolate, try this No-Churn Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream by Dessert Now Dinner Later.

Easy no-churn peppermint ice cream is a year round favorite!

No-Churn Peppermint Ice Cream

This easy no-churn ice cream is here to satisfy those peppermint ice cream cravings year-round!

This ice cream is creamy and perfect for eating alone, but would also be great on top of a brownie.

You only need four ingredients to make this awesome ice cream!

  • heavy cream
  • sweetened condensed milk
  • mint extract
  • crushed candy canes
No Churn Peppermint Ice Cream
Easy no-churn peppermint ice cream is a year round favorite!

No Churn Peppermint Ice Cream

Easy no-churn peppermint ice cream is a year-round favorite!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 10 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 quarts


  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon mint extract
  • 1/4 cup crushed candy canes
  • OPTIONAL: red food coloring


  • In a stand mixer, beat the heavy cream until stiff peaks form.
  • Gently fold in the sweetened condensed milk, mint extract, and candy canes with a rubber spatula.
  • Add a drop or two of food coloring, if desired. Scoop the mixture into a 2 quart dish and freeze overnight.


Serving: 2/3 cup · Calories: 164kcal · Carbohydrates: 8g · Protein: 1g · Fat: 15g · Saturated Fat: 9g · Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g · Cholesterol: 46mg · Sodium: 17mg · Sugar: 6g
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{originally published 1/24/15 – recipe notes and photos updated 9/29/21}

Easy No-Churn Peppermint Ice Cream

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