3 Top Recipes For Homemade Ice Cream

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Ice cream is a sweetened frozen food typically eaten as a snack or dessert. It may be made from milk or cream and is flavoured with a sweetener, either sugar or an alternative, and a spice, such as cocoa or vanilla, or with fruit such as strawberries or peaches.

Homemade ice cream has not lost any of its good, old-fashioned appeal. There are delicious homemade ice cream to meet every need: regular, low calorie, sugar free and non-dairy. And anyone can make a homemade ice cream to suit their need.

Below are 3 yummy ice cream recipes you can prepare at home:

Burnt Caramel

Ingredients:

(Yields: 1 Quart or 950 ml)

  1. 1 C (190 g) granulated sugar
  2. 1 C (240 ml) HOT water
  3. 4 eggs
  4. 1/2 C (40g) powdered sugar
  5. 2 C (450 ml) heavy cream
  6. 1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Heat granulated sugar and 1/4 C (60 ml) of the water in a large skillet on medium high heat until the sugar melts and boils, stirring occasionally.
  2. Boil until mixture is a dark brown; remove from heat.
  3. Gradually stir in remaining 3/4 C (180 ml) water. (I love this part, cause the syrup boils up when the hot water is added) Cool to room temperature and set aside.
  4. Beat eggs in a medium bowl until thick and lemon colored; gradually beat in powdered sugar.
  5. Stir in cream and vanilla; stir in the caramel mixture.
  6. Chill. Freeze in an ice cream machine according to manufacturer’s directions.

Butter Pecan

Ingredients:

  1. 2 cups light cream
  2. 1 cup brown sugar
  3. 2 tablespoons butter
  4. 2 cups heavy cream
  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  6. 1/2 cup toasted chopped pecans

Directions:

  1. Combine the light cream, sugar, and butter in a medium saucepan.
  2. Cook, stirring constantly over low heat until bubbles form around the edges of the pan.
  3. Let the mixture cool and put it in the ice cream machine.
  4. Stir in heavy cream and vanilla.
  5. Freeze as directed by your machine’s manufacturer.
  6. Add pecan after ice cream begins to harden.

Blueberry Ice Cream

Ingredients:

  1. 2 pints blueberries
  2. 1 1/2 cups sugar
  3. 3 tablespoons orange juice
  4. 4 cups light cream
  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

In a 3-quart saucepan combines blueberries, sugar and orange juice.

  1. Mash berries slightly and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the mixture comes to a boil.
  2. Simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and puree in a food processor or blender.
  4. Push mixture through a strainer with the back of a wooden spoon.
  5. Cool the mixture.
  6. In the chilled canister of ice-cream maker combine blueberry mixture, cream and vanilla. Freeze according to manufacturer’s directions.

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