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Lemon Vanilla Ice Cream

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Brittany Johnson

July 19, 2023

The perfect summer dessert

We have LOVED our Ninja CREAMi and have taken a lot of their “base” recipes and added a spin.

We utilized their Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe and added some lemon to it; which is simply the most perfect summer ice cream you can possibly imagine.

[Watch me make this ice cream on instagram]

Lemon Vanilla Ice Cream

The perfect summer dessert
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Freezer Time: 1 day
Total Time: 1 day 10 minutes


  • 1 TBSP Cream Cheese
  • 1/3 Cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 Cup Whole Milk
  • 1/2 lemon (juice + zest)


  • Place your cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, heavy cream, whole milk in a blender and mix
  • Add your 1/2 lemon (juice + zest) and mix again
  • Pour into a Ninja CREAMi container and place in your freezer for 24 hours
  • Mix in your Ninja CREAMi Ice Cream maker on the Ice Cream Setting and Enjoy!


Makes 1 pint of ice cream; if you have another at home ice cream maker, you can always adjust the ingredients to best fit your method! 

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