1pintfresh strawberries(2 cups), washed, pat dry, and stems removed
8ouncescream cheese, softened
14ounce cansweetened condensed milk
1/3cupheavy whipping cream
zest from 1 small lemon
6wholegraham crackerscrushed into chunky pieces
Mix the cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, lemon zest, and whipping cream with an electric mixer until combined. Freeze for about 4 hours or until semi-solid.
Place strawberries in food process or and pulse several time until mashed, but some small chunks remain. Remove cream cheese mixture from the freezer and stir well. Add diced strawberries and graham cracker pieces and stir to combine.
Pour ice cream into a (freezer friendly) serving dish--I use a large bread pan. Cover well and Freeze for at least 8 hours or until firm.
Remove from the freezer 5-10 minutes before serving, to make it easier to scoop.