honeycomb ice cream

Treat yourself to the heavenly sweetness of homemade honeycomb ice cream with our easy-to-follow recipe. Whether you own an ice cream maker or not, we offer two versions to satisfy your cravings. Prepare to be amazed as you make creamy, velvety ice cream with delicious crunchy honeycomb.

Learn how to make this delicious treat in no time with our step-by-step instructions. The machine version ensures a perfectly smooth texture, while the machine-free version guarantees equally delicious results. Whichever method you choose, the rich flavor and delicious crunch of the honeycomb will take your ice cream experience to new levels. Treat yourself to a scoop or two today!


  • About 100 g of honeycomb, broken into small pieces with a rolling pin
  • 300 ml pot of double cream
  • 300 ml whole milk
  • 100g powdered sugar
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


Without ice cream maker
If you don’t have an ice cream maker, swap all ingredients except the honeycomb for:

Half a 397g can of condensed milk

600 ml pot of double cream

1 tsp vanilla extract

Place the ingredients in a large bowl and beat with an electric whisk until really thick. Fold the honeycomb over, transfer it to a freezer container and freeze until solid. Please note that this impacts the nutritional value.

Preparation steps

  1. Place milk and cream in a saucepan and heat until just below boiling point.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk together sugar, egg yolks, and vanilla in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Slowly pour in the hot milk mixture while stirring until well combined.
  4. Wipe out the pan and pour the mixture back in. Then cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the custard has thickened to just coat the back of your wooden spoon.
  5. Let the vanilla pudding cool.
  6. Churn the cooled custard in an ice cream maker according to instructions.
  7. Scrape the churned ice into a freezer container.
  8. Fold in the honeycomb pieces.
  9. Place the container in the freezer until the ice cream is solid.
  10. If you don’t have an ice cream maker, please consider the following tip.

Nutritional Information

320 24.2g 14g 24g 23.6g 0g 3g 0.1g

Allergen information

This honeycomb ice cream recipe may contain the following allergens:

  • Eggs
  • Dairy products (double cream, milk)

Storage and leftovers

If you have leftovers, follow these storage tips:

  1. Pour the ice cream into an airtight container.
  2. Place the container in the freezer.
  3. The ice cream can be kept for up to 2 weeks.

Health Benefits of Honeycomb Ice Cream

Honeycomb ice cream is a delicious frozen dessert that not only satisfies your sweet tooth but also offers some surprising health benefits. Made with honeycomb, double cream, whole milk, powdered sugar, egg yolk and vanilla extract, this creamy treat can be enjoyed as a special treat. Let’s explore some of the health benefits that honeycomb ice cream has to offer:

1. Rich in antioxidants

Honeycomb, the main ingredient in this ice cream, contains antioxidants that help fight harmful free radicals in the body. Antioxidants play a critical role in reducing the risk of chronic diseases, including heart disease and certain types of cancer.

2. Good source of calcium

The combination of double cream and whole milk in honeycomb ice cream provides a significant amount of calcium. Calcium is important for the health and strength of bones and teeth. Including calcium-rich foods like honeycomb ice cream in your diet can help maintain good bone health.

3. Increases energy

Honeycomb ice cream contains natural sugar from honeycomb and powdered sugar. These sugars provide a quick source of energy and are great to enjoy after a strenuous activity or as a pick-me-up during the day.

4. Source of essential nutrients

Honeycomb ice cream contains egg yolk, which gives the dessert a rich and creamy consistency. Egg yolks are a great source of essential vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A, vitamin D, phosphorus and selenium, which are important for maintaining overall health and well-being.

5. Pleasing to the taste buds

Although not directly linked to health benefits, enjoying a delicious treat like honeycomb ice cream can contribute to a feeling of happiness and contentment. Treating yourself to small pleasures every now and then is an important part of a balanced lifestyle.

Whether you enjoy honeycomb ice cream occasionally or enjoy it regularly, you will appreciate the potential health benefits it offers. However, keep in mind that homemade ice cream variations can change the nutritional value.

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