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A dessert recipe?  On a Tuesday?

Yes, we are mixing things up here today and that’s because we are celebrating the fact that one of my favorite bloggers, Jenna of Jenna’s Everything Blog, will be having her first baby – a girl!! – in just a few short weeks!

Jenna has been tracking her pregnancy with a weekly post that describes all of her emotions, signs, symptoms….pretty much all things baby-related and I’ve been living vicariously through her following along voraciously as well as ogling her adorable baby bump each week!  She remains one of the sweetest, cutest, funniest, and most supportive bloggers out there and I know she is going to be an amazing mom.

Since it’s a pretty well known fact that you can’t exactly have a party without any ice cream, I thought I would bring some peanut butter and honey ice cream to the festivities!  Both flavors of this cold treat really shine through so that with each spoonful you’ll go back on forth on whether it’s the honey or the peanut butter that you taste more.  And when they meld together….well that is just a bite of perfection.

Here’s to you Jenna!! I’m SO excited for you!

Thanks so much to Veronica of Veronica’s Cornucopia for getting us all together to celebrate!

Check out what everyone else made for the party:
4 Little Fergusons (Midwest USA): 11 Lessons To Determine If You Are Ready For Parenthood
A Little Lunch (Eufaula, OK): Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice Scones
City Songbird (Greensboro, NC): Merry Christmas, Alice!
Eats Well With Others (New York, NY): Peanut Butter and Honey Ice Cream
Hunting for Bliss (Bozeman, MT): Garam Masala Deviled Eggs
Pinking Shears & Broccoli Spears (Newark, DE): Making Food Good For Your Baby
Sydney Shares (Eugene, OR): Baby BLTs
That’s Some Good Cookin’ (Salt Lake City, UT): Cheesecake Cookie Bars
The Pajama Chef (Bloomington, IN): Iced Tea with Ginger-Mint Simple Syrup
Two Dogs In The Kitchen (Sterling, MI): Spicy Asian Meatballs
Veronica’s Cornucopia (Wichita, KS): Raspberry Almond Fudge Cookies
Very Culinary (Sacramento, CA): Toasted Orzo and Chickpea Salad
Words on Wendhurst: A Gift For Jenna and Alice
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Peanut Butter and Honey Ice Cream
Makes 1 quart, adapted from Love and Olive Oil

Ingredients

  • 2 cups heavy cream, divided
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • pinch of salt
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter

Instructions

  1. Pour one cup of the heavy cream in a heatproof bowl.  Next this bowl inside a larger bowl that is filled with ice-water.  Place a fine-meshed sieve over the top of both bowls.
  2. In a saucepan, combine the remaining cup of heavy cream, the almond milk, sugar, honey and salt.  Cook gently over medium heat, stirring, until the sugar dissolves and the mixture just starts to steam.  Remove from heat.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk the egg yolks.  Slowly whisk in the warm cream mixture to the egg yolks, 1/3 cup at a time, until the yolks are warm and about half the warm cream has been added.  Pour this mixture back into the saucepan with the warm cream.  Return the pan to medium heat, still stirring, until the mixture thickens slightly and will coat the back of a spoon, about 5-7 minutes or until it reaches 165-170 degrees F.  Do NOT let it come to a boil.
  4. Pour the mixture through the sieve and into the cold cream.  Add in the vanilla and stir until cool.  Cover with plastic wrap, carefully pressing down onto the surface of the cream.  This will prevent a skin from forming. Place in the refrigerator to cool overnight.
  5. The next day, churn the cream base according to the manufacturer’s directions.  While it is churning, add the peanut butter to a piping bag fitted with a medium size round tip.  When the ice cream is at soft serve consistency, pipe the peanut butter into the machine while it is churning.  Transfer the ice cream to a freezer-safe container and freeze overnight or until firm.

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72 Responses to Peanut Butter and Honey Ice Cream

  1. Oh my gosh!! This ice cream looks amazing!!! I took the day off and it’s suppose to be hot out! I think it’s a good day to make ice cream!! Do you think I really need to put it in the fridge over night? Do you think 12 hours would be ok? I would love to have this for dessert this evening!

  2. Peanut butter and honey ice cream? Sign me up for a huuuuge bowl of that, please. :)

  3. This ice cream looks simply unreal! I love peanut butter and honey together. They’ll always be bff in my books!

  4. Good morning! Coming from 4 little Fergusons to say hi :)

  5. Kim says:

    OH my goodness! Yes! Yes! I just love this.

  6. Yum!!! PB + Honey is one of my favorite combinations! :)

  7. MM says:

    Now this is a great flavor combo for ice cream!

  8. Dawn says:

    Wow yum – yes that is one of my favorite flavor combos too!

  9. Sydney says:

    Terrific photos! Glad to find your blog through this shower, it’s been fun. :)

  10. Kimby says:

    Ice cream on a Tuesday (any day) is a celebration and perfect for Jenna’s shower. I liked the almond milk addition, too. I’m also trying not to break my screen with a spoon… :)

  11. Amy says:

    Birds of an awesome feather, flock together. Love that we’re attending the shower together. Although I think I could be everyone’s mother! Of course you made something with peanut butter. OF. COURSE. :D

  12. Jessie says:

    This is such a cute, wonderful idea! Congrats to Jenna on her first baby girl! I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with this creamy peanut butter and honey ice cream. Honey in ice cream – I don’t know why no one does this! Genius!

  13. Shannon says:

    definitely a fabulous combination! YUM.

  14. NO WAY! I was just thinking last week how tasty a peanut butter ice cream would be! I’m definitely going to follow your recipe…I love pb and honey together! I’m passing along the Very Inspiring Blogger award to you because I always look forward to your posts and find your recipes to be delicious and fun! See details: http://roastedrootfood.com/2012/9/2/seasons-summer-flowers-a-nomination Hope you enjoyed the long weekend!

  15. I love it! Peanut butter and honey go so well together, and you know it’s a cliche that pregnant women crave ice cream. Great choice! Thank you so much for joining us and putting up with my ineptitude as a host and the crazy amount of emails. I think we managed to pull it off pretty well despite my inexperience! :)

  16. Alisa says:

    This is one of my favorite types of ice creams! I like to go all Elvis on it sometimes and add banana too.

  17. Mmm what a tasty sounding combination!

  18. Eileen says:

    Peanut butter and honey in ice cream form?? I may never eat an ordinary sandwich again. :) And what if you added a bunch of diced banana? Or maybe some last-minute graham cracker crumbs? Or both? OH MAN.

  19. london bakes says:

    Ooh this ice cream sounds amazing!

  20. Pam says:

    I loved peanut butter and honey sandwiches when I was a kid so I am certain I will LOVE this ice cream too.

  21. Wow, this looks so yummy! Wish I could actually taste it! :-)

  22. what the heck is wrong with me? DFJ and i bought a brand new ice cream maker from a yard sale this summer and i never even opened the box. i need to make this happen, like in the next few days SOON.

  23. Candice says:

    wait, you can make this without an ice-cream maker! I have been looking for this recipe all my life!!

  24. Kathy says:

    Oh yum!! Peanut butter and honey ice cream…scrumptious!!

  25. wait you mean I can have my Pb and Ice cream in the same bite? AMAZING

  26. Just dropping by to say two things, 1)PB and honey ice cream! I can hardly wait to make this. I Have had peanut butter on the brain for about a week now and have been looking for peanut butter ice cream recipes. Thanks for obliging! 2)It was fun sharing in the baby shower for Jenna. I love her blog–and doesn’t she look just too adorable preggers?

  27. Is this what they make in heaven? Because I’m pretty sure it MUST BE!

    Sues

  28. Dessert on a Tuesday is always welcome! Especially when it’s ice cream amazingness!

  29. Monet says:

    Yum! This looks delicious, and I just loved reading your sweet tribute to this mom-to-be! How exciting! Thank you for sharing. Now I’m eager to go and read her blog! Have a great day, my friend!

  30. Jenna says:

    Joanne, you sweet thang you! This ice cream looks delicious! And you’re just too nice (sniff sniff) . . . (now you’ve gone and made the pregnant lady cry!)

  31. This sounds incredible! And we have to have ice cream at the shower :)

  32. This post is torture for me since I’m allergic to dairy, and I happen to adore peanut butter and honey together! Sigh. But it looks fabulous!

  33. Katie says:

    Aww! What a sweet tribute. I love the idea of mixing some honey into that peanut butter ice cream. Sounds divine!

  34. marie says:

    Peanut butter & honey is one of my most favorite combos ever! I would clink on the link to see if I am ready to be a parent but ooops, too late.

  35. Blond Duck says:

    If I ever get pregnant, will you make this for me?

  36. What a cute idea to celebrate the baby-to-be! I used to love PB and honey sandwiches as a kid. This would send me right back!

  37. what a great ice cream combo, joanne! so fun to do this shower with you. :)

  38. Candace says:

    Joanne, you’ve done it again with this one. What perfect party food! The carrot cake ice cream is aaaah-mazing. We love it. I absolutely cannot wait to try this fantastic combination.

  39. Hotly Spiced says:

    A virtual baby shower! What a great idea. I think peanut butter and honey go very well together, in fact, there are some in this family that put those two on sandwiches.

  40. Juliana says:

    Joanne, this ice cream looks delicious, my husband loves peanut butter so he will be very happy with this treat…thanks for the recipe and hope you are enjoying your week :)

  41. Megan says:

    I love peanut butter and honey together… why have I never made this ice cream before? Just added it to the to-do list.

  42. I love Jenna’s blog!!! What a fitting shower snack…looks delicious. I love pb and honey!

  43. Carolyn Jung says:

    Nutty and sweet, but not TOO sweet. A perfect ice cream flavor. You should make gallons and sell it. ;)

  44. cakewhiz says:

    no party is ever complete without ice cream and this ice cream looks delightful! this would be the highlight of any shower ;)

  45. I LOVE peanut butter ice cream and don’t understand why it does not seem to appear in stores at all. I should just make my own but I’m too lazy .. I wish I could reach through the screen and grab that bowl instead!

  46. kyleen says:

    Peanut butter is where it’s at. This looks amazing. I can hear my new ice cream machine calling my name…

  47. Cathleen says:

    I must try peanut butter ice cream sometime! This looks delicious!

  48. That Girl says:

    I have a cake in the oven. On a Tuesday. Dessert is good every night of the week!

  49. My husband is a peanut butter fanatic. This is definitely a perfect dessert for him.

  50. Lora says:

    A gorgeous ice cream flavor, perfect for pre-fall and for a baby shower.

  51. daphne says:

    did I actually missed this? noo. I want a scoop- perfect idea.. I’m even thinking of ribbons of chocolate or chocolate chips in this!

  52. Johanna GGG says:

    nice flavour combo – and if Jenna has been off her food while pregnant like quite a few people I know then she will love some yummy ice cream when the baby is born and she is starving

  53. Mary says:

    This looks perfectly creamy and I already know that I would love the flavors! I love PB and Honey together.

  54. Hannah says:

    Ice cream is always appropriate, on a Tuesday or any other day of the week (or any other day of the year!) I actually have a bit of vegan honey to experiment with right now, so I’m seriously digging the honey-nut combo. Classic, and yet it never seems to get old.

  55. Reeni Pisano says:

    This is such a cute idea and I love the ice cream! Two of my favorites rolled into one irresistible treat!

  56. I think anything peanut butter is my favoritest thing in the whole wide world.

  57. peanut butter in ice cream is a match made in heaven
    my ice cream eating days are slowly winding down.
    well my hips will be happy, but not my soul–I hate to see summer go.
    snow, rain and cold is on the way. boo

  58. Kerstin says:

    Yum, my mouth is watering – this looks fantastic!

  59. Cara says:

    You know what? I don’t think I’ve ever seen ice cream at a baby shower. That definitely needs to change. I’m glad you are starting this revolution :)

  60. Yum!! I love peanut butter and honey together. This has got to be the best ice cream flavor idea. I love it! I need to break out my ice cream maker again :D

  61. I have made cookies with peanut butter and honey which were fantastic. I bet this is too!

  62. Ranjani says:

    this looks amazing – my mouth actually filled with saliva when I looked at the photo…

  63. Thank you for sharing ..!! i like it !!

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