cheesecake ice cream recipe

Cheesecake Ice Cream Recipe

Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Keyword cheesecake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Mixing 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 259kcal
Author Ashlee Marie


Ice Cream

  • 1 C granulated sugar
  • 4 oz full fat cream cheese softened
  • 1 lrg egg
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • ½ C whole milk
  • 2 tsp grated lemon zest optional
  • 1 ½ C heavy whipping cream

Graham Cracker Crumble

  • 4-5 graham crackers crushed
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 3 Tbsp melted butter


Ice Cream

  • Beat sugar and cream cheese together until smooth
  • Beat in the egg and vanilla.
  • Bring milk to simmer, then beat into the cheese mixture.
  • Pour mixture back into sauce pan and heat until custard thickens.
  • Strain into a bowl, then stir in zest and cream, refrigerate until cold.
  • Pour the chilled custard into an ice cream machine and process according to the manufacturer's instructions until frozen.

Graham Cracker Crumble

  • preheat oven to 375
  • Mix everything together
  • press into a disk onto a cookie sheet
  • bake for 7 mins, then break up and sprinkle onto ice cream. (you can sprinkle on not baked, but I like the texture/flavor better baked)


Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 102mg | Potassium: 57mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 670IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 0.2mg