Recipe: Coffee Kefir Ice Cream

The warm roasted flavor of coffee combines with rich cream and tangy kefir for this delicious coffee ice cream.


  • 2 cups milk kefir (replace 1 cup with kefir cheese for a creamier result)
  • 2 cups cream, half-and-half, or milk
  • 1/2 cup strong coffee or espresso
  • 3/4 cup sugar


  1. Add sugar to hot coffee or espresso, stir to dissolve.
  2. Whisk coffee-sugar mixture with remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Chill 1-2 hours.
  3. Once fully chilled, pour into ice cream maker and churn as directed. Serve as soft serve or freeze to harden.
  4. No ice cream maker? Choose an option from our article on How to Make Cultured Ice Cream Without A Machine.

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