Apricot Ice Cream

We are still dealing with hot weather here. So I just prepared them one of the easiest recipe I have used before, the sweetened condensed milk ice cream. This time is an Apricot Ice Cream, with apricots instead of strawberries. I used homemade apricot jam instead of fresh apricots because the taste of apricots is so much more enhanced in jam.

This summer I’ve made more ice cream than in any other past years. My girls are bigger now and keep asking for their favorite recipes. Ice cream is one of them, for sure. Even when we are not at home my bigger daughter assures that when we return I’ll make them homemade ice cream. And after all, who wouldn’t like some delicious homemade creamy ice cream, with no preservatives, fresh and refreshing?

Serve the ice cream with fresh apricot slices, it is simply amazing. I you love fruit ice creams this apricot ice cream is the one for you.

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Apricot Ice Cream

5 from 1 vote
Apricot ice cream made with sweetened condensed milk and apricot jam. Easy, quick, no churn ice cream perfect for summer. No machine involved.
Servings 12 servings
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins


  • 1 can (14 oz, 397g) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 1/2 cups (600 ml) heavy cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup apricot jam


  • In a large bowl whip the heavy cream with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form.
  • Add sweetened condensed milk and vanilla extract and mix for a couple of minutes more.
  • Add a layer of cream mixture. Add a layer of apricot jam and stir gently just to create some swirls. Repeat steps until all cream mixture and jam is done.
  • Transfer in one large or 2 smaller covered storage container and place in the freezer. Freeze for at least 4 hours or overnight.


Serving: 1gCalories: 259kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 3.3gFat: 12.2gSaturated Fat: 7.6gCholesterol: 46mgSugar: 29.8g
Calories: 259kcal
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apricot ice cream, ice cream, no churn ice cream, sweetened condensed milk ice cream

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  1. Lindsey @ American Heritage Cooking Author says:

    Jam in ice cream…so smart! The higher sugar content also probably keeps the apricot pieces from freezing into little rocks! Great recipe! Pinned

  2. Thalia @ butter and brioche Author says:

    wish it was hot enough here to justify having ice cream.. looks delicious! shame its winter!

  3. Kristi @ Inspiration Kitchen Author says:

    That is gorgeous looking ice cream! I love the swirls and chunks of apricot in it – so pretty and tastes good too!

  4. Laura Dembowski Author says:

    Ice cream with homemade apricot jam sounds like such a treat! That cone looks like perfection!

  5. Christin@SpicySouthernKitchen Author says:

    I’ve never had apricot ice cream before. It looks delicious!

  6. Maureen Author says:

    Outstanding ice cream. I love apricots and now I can’t wait for summer to come down under.

  7. Rosa Author says:

    Divine! This ice cream is wonderful.



  8. Nami | Just One Cookbook Author says:

    That’s a new flavor ice cream for me! I would love to have this ice cream cone!

  9. Syikeen Author says:

    Can I use avocado instead of apricot?

  10. John Hook Author says:

    Never having made ice cream, I used 500 gms of full fat creme fraiche and a jar of homemade apricot jam (around 250gms). mixed them together then put it in an ice cream maker. Delicious and not too sweet.

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