Oat Milk Neapolitan Ice Cream Recipe

Oat Milk Neapolitan Ice Cream Recipe

How To Make Oat Milk Neapolitan Ice Cream

Make your own Neapolitan ice cream with vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry flavors! Follow this recipe to make your own homemade ice cream dessert.

Preparation: 8 hours 5 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Churn, Cooling, and Freezing Time: 5 hours 15 minutes
Total: 13 hours 50 minutes



  • ¼cupwater,cold
  • 1 ½cupssugar,divided, plus 3 tbsp
  • 10ozstrawberry,frozen
  • 4cupsmilk,plain and unsweetened
  • ¼tspkosher salt
  • 12largeegg yolks
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 1tspcornstarch
  • 2tbspdark cocoa powder
  • whipped cream,for serving
  • chocolate syrup,for serving
  • maraschino cherry,for serving


  • Ice cream maker


  1. Place the ice cream maker churn bowl in the freezer to freeze overnight.

  2. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the water, 3 tablespoons of sugar, and the strawberries.

  3. Cook, stirring frequently to prevent burning, for 12 to 15 minutes, until the strawberries are completely broken down and the mixture has a jam-like consistency. You should have about 1 cup of melted strawberries. Transfer to a medium bowl and set aside.

  4. In a large, high-walled skillet over medium heat, whisk together the oat milk and remaining 1½ cups of sugar. Cook until the mixture reaches 170 degrees F, whisking occasionally to help the sugar dissolve. Whisk in the salt, then remove the skillet from the heat.

  5. Add the egg yolks to a large bowl. Whisk the yolks to break down, then slowly stream in about 1 cup of the oat milk mixture, whisking constantly, to gradually increase the temperature of the yolks.

  6. Continue streaming in the warm oat milk mixture, whisking to combine, until fully incorporated.

  7. Prepare an ice bath in a large bowl and place nearby.

  8. Return the custard to the skillet and turn the heat to medium. Whisking continuously, bring the mixture up to 170 degrees F. Remove the skillet from the heat and stir in the vanilla.

  9. In a small bowl, mix together the cornstarch and 3 to 4 tablespoons of the warm custard, until no clumps are left. Return the custard and cornstarch slurry to the pot and stir to incorporate.

  10. Immediately transfer the custard to a medium bowl and set in the ice bath, making sure no water gets into the bowl with the custard. Let cool completely. You should have about 5½ cups of custard.

  11. Add 2 cups of custard to each of 2 medium bowls and set aside.

  12. Add the strawberry preserves to the remaining custard, which should bring the amount up to about 2 cups.

  13. In a small bowl, whisk together the cocoa powder and about ½ cup of custard from a plain portion until well combined and smooth. Return to the bowl of plain custard, whisking until homogenous.

  14. Place a 9×5-inch loaf pan in the freezer to chill.

  15. Remove the ice cream maker churn bowl from the freezer and fill with the vanilla base. Churn for 20 to 25 minutes, until thickened.

  16. Remove the loaf pan from the freezer and line with plastic wrap. Spread the vanilla ice cream in an even layer on the bottom of the pan. Return to the freezer while you churn the strawberry custard.

  17. Working quickly, wipe out the churn bowl and pour in the strawberry custard. Churn for 20 to 25 minutes, until thickened.

  18. Layer the strawberry ice cream on top of the vanilla and smooth the top with an offset spatula. Return to the freezer while you churn the chocolate custard.

  19. Return your churn-bowl to the freezer to cool down for about 1 hour.

  20. Add the chocolate custard to the churn bowl and churn for 20 to 25 minutes, until thickened. Layer the chocolate ice cream on top of the strawberry, smoothing the top with an offset spatula. Freeze for at least 3 hours, until set.

  21. Remove the loaf pan from the freezer and use the plastic wrap to lift the ice cream out of the pan.

  22. Slice the Neapolitan loaf and top with whipped cream and cherries. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes



  • If the custard begins to break, the milk was added too quickly.




  • Calories: 270.48kcal
  • Fat: 11.02g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.83g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.06g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.37g
  • Carbohydrates: 35.64g
  • Fiber: 1.21g
  • Sugar: 33.08g
  • Protein: 8.39g
  • Cholesterol: 288.88mg
  • Sodium: 124.75mg
  • Calcium: 178.73mg
  • Potassium: 264.93mg
  • Iron: 1.08mg
  • Vitamin A: 153.63µg
  • Vitamin C: 20.84mg
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