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Fig Chip Ice Cream

Fig Chip Ice Cream

You scream, I scream, we all scream for…fig ice cream!? Fig and ice cream-a pair rarely combined but so delicious. Whenever fig season comes around, we get excited for all the great deserts were going to make and as temperatures soar into the triple digits this week in the Central Valley, ice cream is the perfect solution! Looking for a light summer treat? This Fig Chip Ice cream is the perfect sweet tooth fix. Enjoy a scoop(or many scoops) from the recipe below!

Sweet, light and refreshing on a hot Summer day!
Top with fresh figs for an extra sweet treat!


Fig Chip Ice Cream

The perfect light treat for a hot Summer day!




  • 12 lbs Joe’s Fresh Figs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/8 Tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon
  • 1/2 cup of mini sweet or dark chocolate chips


  1. Combine figs, sugar and salt in a heavy saucepan. Heat mixture over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves, while stirring occasionally. bring to boil, reduce heat, simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. Puree mixture in a blender.
  2. Combine fig mixture, heavy cream, milk, and lemon juice in a large bowl. Cover fig ice cream base with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Pour base into an ice cream maker & process ice cream according to manufacturer’s directions. Add chocolate chips the last 5 minutes & save some chips to garnish the top. Freeze & serve.