Butter Pecan Praline Ice Cream

Butter Pecan Praline Ice Cream

The Bridges Design Studio
Richly rewarding creamy & decadent butter pecan ice cream made with heavy cream, half & half and my secret ingredient cream cheese. The pecans are no run of the mill garnish but sweet crispy praline pecans. Welcome to the good, the bad & the decadent; indulgence is a must!
Prep Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • Ice cream maker I have an instant ice cream maker. No overnight chilling needed.
  • Blender
  • 6 4oz ice cream containers


  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 2 cups half n half
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups praline pecan
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp allspice
  • 4 tbsp salted sweet cream butter


  • Let's brown that butter. In a saucepan on medium heat up butter until it turns brown.
    4 tbsp salted sweet cream butter
  • Add the cream cheese. Stir until cream cheese melts. It's okay if the cream cheese does not complete dissolve.
    8 oz cream cheese
  • Pour the sweetened condensed milk and stir it in.
    14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • Add the heavy cream and half & half. Turn the stove on a low setting and allow the mixture to simmer for 5 minutes.
    1 cup heavy cream, 2 cups half n half
  • Separate the egg yolk from then egg white.
    6 egg yolks
  • Slowly add the egg yolk a tablespoon at a time, whisk and repeat until the all the egg yolk has been mixed very well.
  • Now we have a custard. Pour all the custard into a blender and blend for 1 minute.
  • Add the allspice, cinnamon
    1 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp allspice, 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Place the custard in the refrigerator or freezer to cool completely. This may take an hour or more.
  • Crush a the pecans and set aside & vanilla extract.
    2 cups praline pecan
  • After the custard has cooled down, pour custard into your ice cream maker.
  • Churn for 40 minutes. Add the pecan & churn for another 5 minutes


I use the Cuisinart ice cream maker. I will write review ton that at a later time. For now, I can tell you I really love using it. It hasn't failed me. Also, I store my ice cream in these 8oz disposable soup bowl .
Keyword Cream cheese, Creamy, Dessert, Ice cream, Pecan, Praline, Rich

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