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Homemade Pawpaw Ice Cream

It’s Pawpaw season and it won’t last long, so head outdoors and grab some today and let’s make some ice cream. The exotic flavor of this ice cream will surprise and delight you. It's rich, creamy, easy to make and doesn't require eggs in the recipe.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time5 hrs
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 Cups


  • 2 Cups Pawpaw Fruit peeled and seeded, about 11 pawpaws
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 3/4 Cup Whole Milk
  • 1 1/4 Cups Heavy Cream
  • Pinch of Salt


  • Slice fruit open, scoop out flesh with a spoon (kinda like an avacado) and remove seeds. This is messy work, but it will be worth it.
    Several pawpaws with one being sliced open on a white and orange cutting board.
  • Purée all ingredients in a blender until smooth.
    Pureed pawpaw, paw paw ice cream
  • Have your kitchen aid mixer with frozen ice cream bowl and attachment ready to go. Bowl must be frozen for at least 15 hours before it can be used.
  • Set mixer speed to "stir", pour in the mix and let it churn for about 25 minutes.
    homemade pawpaw ice cream
  • Pour immediately into freezer safe container and freeze for 4 hours.
    homemade paw paw fruit ice cream