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Salted Caramel Corn Ice Cream

Salted Caramel Corn Ice Cream Recipe

  • Author: Nicole Nared-Washington from Brown Sugar Food Blog
  • Total Time: 8 hours 10 mins
  • Yield: 8 1x


This Salted Caramel Corn Ice Cream Recipe is infused with the delicious and fresh sweet corn flavor and the added flavor of caramel corn!


  • Caramel Corn Recipe:
  • ½ c. unsalted butter (1 stick)
  • 1 c. light brown sugar, packed
  • ½ tbsp. Kosher salt
  • ¼ c. light corn syrup
  • ½ tsp. Baking soda
  • 4 c. popped corn
  • Ice Cream Recipe:
  • 2 c. half and half
  • 1 c. heavy cream
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 2 ears Florida corn, shucked
  • 2 c. caramel corn


  1. Instructions:
  2. Caramel Corn Instructions:
  3. Preheat oven to 200 degrees Fahrenheit. Over medium heat bring the butter, brown sugar, salt and corn syrup to a boil. Continue boiling for 5 minutes. Place popcorn in a baking dish, set aside. Remove sugar mixture form the heat and stir in baking soda. Pour directly over the popcorn and stir to coat evenly. Bake from 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Spread popcorn on a non-stick baking pan and dry.
  4. Ice Cream Instructions:
  5. In a saucepan, combine half and half, heavy cream, sugar and shucked corn. Over medium-low heat simmer for 10 minutes until corn is cooked through and very tender. Place the mixture in a blender in small batches and blend until smooth then strain through a fine mesh strainer, cool. Place mixture in ice cream machine and follow instructions to freeze the ice cream until soft serve consistency, then fold in the caramel corn. Transfer to a freezable container and freeze overnight.
  • Prep Time: 8 hours
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Category: Desserts