Helado de Morir Soñando (Creamy Orange Ice Cream)

You don't need a machine to make this delicious Helado de Morir Soñando (Creamy Orange Ice Cream). Creamy just like the ones from the store, but tastes better.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Dominican, Latino
Keyword easy orange ice cream, how to make orange ice cream at home
Prep Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours
Servings 6 servings
Calories 623kcal
Author Clara Gonzalez


  • 4 cups of orange juice
  • 1 qt of heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of powdered sugar


  • Place the orange juice and heavy cream separately in the freezer and cool for 20 minutes.
  • Place heavy cream, juice and vanilla extract in a blender. Add sugar to taste and blend.
  • Pour into a bowl, cover and place back in the freezer.
  • An hour later scoop back into the blender vase and blend again until it turns into a slurry.
  • Pour into the bowl, cover and return to the freezer for an hour
  • Repeat steps 4 and 5 three more times, returning to the freezer for an hour each time.
  • Once the ice cream is frozen, serve. If it is too hard, let it rest outside the freezer for a minute before serving.


If you do have an ice cream machine, continue with the machine after step 2.


Calories: 623kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 58g | Saturated Fat: 36g | Cholesterol: 216mg | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 448mg | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 2650IU | Vitamin C: 83.6mg | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 0.4mg