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Lemon Basil


  • HIJINX ice cream mix 
  • 1 ½ cups
  • half & half
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest
  • ¾ cup packed basil leaves
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt


1. Rinse the basil leaves. Add basil, the half & half and cream in sauce pan. Warm on medium-high heat until just before boiling. Turn off heat, cover, let sit for 30 min-1 hr.

2. Reheat the half & half by bringing to just a boil for a second time. Strain basil leaves, making sure to press all milk from the basil.

3. While still warm, pour the milk into a bowl and ad HIJINX ice cream powder mix and lemon juice and zest, vanilla and salt. Blend for one minute or until thoroughly combined.

4. Transfer to a freezer-safe container with an airtight lid.

5. Let the mixture rest for 30 minutes on your counter.

6. Freeze for 3-6 hours. Enjoy!

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