Buttermilk Ice Cream

Buttermilk Ice Cream

This tangy buttermilk ice cream pairs perfectly with cobbler or fruit pie, and is a great way to use up leftover buttermilk.

  • Author: Erin Huffstetler,
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 1-1/2 quarts 1x
  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: Ice Cream Maker
  • Cuisine: American


  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


Mix ingredients together in a large measuring bowl. Whisk to dissolve sugar.

Pour buttermilk ice cream base into your ice cream maker.

Churn, until it reaches the consistency of soft-serve ice cream.

Enjoy, or pour into a freezer-safe container, and freeze for two hours to achieve the consistency of hard-serve ice cream.