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5 from 6 votes

Strawberry Swirled Cheesecake Ice Cream

Strawberry cheesecake ice cream with a creamy cheesecake ice cream base, and a sweet strawberry sauce and buttery graham cracker crust swirled throughout. Its like a delicious slice of strawberry cheesecake all wrapped up in a big bowl of ice cream!
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 8

Ingredients

For the Strawberry Swirl:

  • 1 1/2 cups chopped strawberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 TBS corn starch

For the Graham Cracker Crust Swirl:

  • 4 graham cracker cookies
  • 1/2 TBS sugar
  • 2 TBS melted butter

For the Cheesecake Ice Cream:

  • 8 oz cream cheese (softened)
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk

Instructions

For the Strawberry Swirl:

  • Blend up the strawberries until smooth.
  • Pour strawberry puree, sugar and cornstarch into a medium sized sauce pan and cook up for a few minutes until a thick sauce is made.
  • Pour into a bowl and refrigerate for 1 hour.

For the Graham Cracker Crust:

  • Crush your graham crackers into a fine crumb.
  • Combine the graham cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter. Set aside till needed.

For the Cheesecake Ice Cream:

  • Whisk together your cream cheese and your sugar until smooth.
  • Add in the heavy cream and milk and whisk until mostly combined. **
  • Pour mixture into your prepared ice cream mixer. Allow to churn according to manufactures instructions.
  • Scoop 1/3 of the ice cream mixture into a 3QT pan (a bread pan is perfect for this)
  • Scoop 1/3 of the strawberry puree, and sprinkle 1/3 of the graham cracker crumbs over the top of the ice cream.
  • Swirl together with a knife. (Swirl well, any thick strawberry sauce areas will become a bit icy)
  • Repeat with the second third, and final third of the ice cream, sauce and graham crackers.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and place in your freezer to harden for 6 hours, up to overnight.

Notes

**Alternatively you could blend up your cream cheese, sugar, heavy cream and milk in a blender until smooth.
***Prep time does not include freezing time.