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Meyer Lemon ice cream
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Meyer Lemon Gelato

You'll love the creamy texture and tart flavor of my Meyer lemon gelato. The recipe is easily made in a standard ice cream maker.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time0 mins
0 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: easy gelato recipe, lemon ice cream, meyer lemon gelato
Servings: 6
Calories: 300kcal
Author: Chef Dennis Littley


  • 1 cup Meyer Lemon Juice about 6
  • zest from one Meyer lemon very fine
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • tsp salt


  • Using a micro-planer or a very fine grater, zest one Meyer Lemon
  • Cut lemons in half and juice them, straining out all the seeds.
  • Add the cream, milk, lemon juice, zest, sugar and salt together and using a wire whip, mix until the sugar is dissolved and completely incorporated. (the mixture should thicken some)
  • Pour the mixture into a Gelato or ice cream maker and freeze following the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Yield will be about 1 quart of lemon Gelato


Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 82mg | Potassium: 132mg | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 650IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 0.2mg