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Persimmon Gelato | Magnolia Days

Persimmon Gelato

Persimmon Gelato is made with persimmons, milk, sugar, and cream. The light fruity flavor makes it a fabulous frozen treat for summer and beyond.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author Renee


  • 4 persimmons fuyu persimmon recommended, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons whole milk plus more as needed
  • 1/3 cup superfine sugar
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream


  1. Place persimmons and milk in a blender. Blend until pureed.
  2. Pour into a bowl. Whisk in sugar and whipping cream.
  3. Stir in enough additional milk to make mixture equal 4 cups. Cover and chill thoroughly, about 4 hours.
  4. Pour chilled mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  5. Transfer gelato to a freezer safe container and freeze for at least one hour or overnight.

Recipe Notes

Cook time is approximate time for churning and does not include chilling time prior to churning.