Homemade Watermelon Ice Cream

“This ice cream is so fluffy and light, and not overly sweet. If you are wondering why the vodka is necessary, it is because watermelon has a high water content which tends to ice up in the freezer. Since the vodka has a high alcohol content, it displaces the ice crystals so that the whole mixture doesn’t turn into a solid block of ice once it’s left in the freezer to ripen. When you pull it out of the freezer, if there is any left to put into the freezer, be assured you will need to let it thaw some before you will be able to scoop some out. Again, this is due to the water content.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
10
YIELD:
1 Gallon
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Remove the black seeds from the cubes if needed. Puree the watermelon cubes. Press the watermelon puree through a sieve to remove any chunks or seeds. Add the remaining ingredients and whisk until the sugar is fully incorporated. Put into your ice cream maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions.

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