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5 from 3 votes

Lucky Charms Ice Cream Recipe

This ice cream is perfect for St Paddy's day!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Chilling time6 hrs
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: frozen dessert, homemade ice cream, St Patrick's day ideas
Servings: 8 servings (1 quart)
Calories: 402kcal
Author: Eden


  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • cups heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 4 tablespoons cream cheese softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups Lucky Charms marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup marshmallow fluff


  • In a bowl, stir together 1⁄4 cup milk and the cornstarch; set aside
  • In a medium saucepan, whisk together remaining milk, heavy cream, sugar, syrup, and salt and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Cook for 5 minutes, watch it carefully as it will boil over quickly!
  • Stir in the cornstarch mix and then return to a boil and cook. Stir constantly until thickened, about 3 minutes.
  • Place the softened cream cheese in a bowl and pour in 1⁄4 cup hot milk mixture.
  • Whisk until completely smooth. No lumps in the cream cheese.
  • Add it back into the main mixture and stir all together. Add in the vanilla
  • Put the mixture, covered in the refrigerator. It must be completely cooled so leave it for a few hours or overnight.
  • Pour mixture into an ice cream maker; process according to manufacturer's instructions.
  • When the ice cream is thickened, add in the marshmallows fluff and 4 cups of Lucky Charm marshmallows and churn a few times until incorporated. Do not over mix.
  • Pour into a container to freeze.


Calories: 402kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 259mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 1360IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 4mg