Buttermilk Ice Cream

6 cups

Martha made this recipe on episode 709 of Martha Bakes and paired it with Virginia Peanut Pie.


  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 cup water

  • 2 cups buttermilk

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup

  • 1 pinch salt

  • Grated zest of 1/4 lemon (about 1/2 teaspoon)


  1. In a small saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil; remove from heat. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until chilled.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together buttermilk, lemon juice, corn syrup, and salt. Slowly add chilled syrup; whisk to combine. Stir in lemon zest. Freeze in an ice-cream maker, following manufacturer's instructions.

    Yossy Arefi
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