Saturday, 26 July 2014

Mixed Berry Ice cream with Cassis



Mixed Berry Ice cream with Cassis

Preparation time – 30 minutes
Chilling time –12 hours
Serves- 6

Ingredients:

200 grams /8 oz mixed berries - blackcurrants,raspberries,blackberries,strawberries
200 grams / 8 oz mixed berries - blackcurrants,raspberries,blackberries,strawberries for folding into ice cream and garnish
397 grams/ 16 oz sweetened condensed milk
125 ml fresh double cream
1 tablespoon sugar (optional if berries are little sharp)
1 tablespoon Cassis –blackcurrant liquor (optional)


Method:

1. Wash the 200 grams of berries and chop up into bite sized pieces.
2. In a blender jug add the chopped berries and add sugar. Blend to a coarse texture to form berry compote.
3. In a bowl add the condensed milk and the cream and whip till light and fluffy.
4. Fold in the berry compote.
5. Pour the mixture into a tupperware container and place in freezer.
6. After 3 hours take the ice cream out of the freezer and stir with a fork to break any ice crystals.
7. At 3 hour intervals repeat this process twice more (In total 3 times)
8. After the third time take the ice cream out of the freezer and allow stand for 5 minutes.
9. In mean time reserving few berries for garnish, chop the remainder into bite size pieces. To the berry mixture add a tablespoon of cassis- blackcurrant liqueur and mix together.
10. Fold the berry pieces into the ice cream.
11. Using an ice cream scoop, scoop ice cream into serving bowl, garnish with the reserved berries.
Serve immediately.


NB- Alternatively you can skip stages 5-7 if you have an ice cream maker. 

39 comments:

  1. Wow looks yummy now how could I make this healthy, I never use condensed milk- replace with organic coconut cream and add a banana for sweetness.

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  2. This looks so good! I'll definitely be trying to make it tomorrow, it's perfect for summer!

    Shannon
    Fangirls&Foundations

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  3. That sounds delicious. I would probably leave out the liquor on my mine though.

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  4. Mmm!
    My mouth is watering!
    -Scrumptious!

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  5. This looks delicious! I've not ida what cassis is though, an alcoholic drink?

    Corinne x
    www.skinnedcartree.com

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  6. Oh - this is one seriously grown up and lush dessert.

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  7. Sounds delicious! I haven't had casis for years, might have to give this one a try!

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  8. One of our summer bucket lists is to make our ice cream and this sounds lovely :)

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    1. Well if make it for the kids leave out the alcohol.

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  9. My gosh I want now now now lol .x

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    1. If only someone can create virtual tasting it would be great.

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  10. What beautiful pictures, looks very tasty x

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  11. Oh yum this sounds delicious - what a desert! x

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    1. Thanks Sarah, its one of our firm favourites.

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  12. now that looks yummy!!!! bookmarking for later ;)

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  13. mmmm this looks and sounds so nice! want one now! x

    JustJulie | Beauty Blog

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    1. Julie I hope you try to make it its delicious.

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  14. I could so use some of this right now. The perfect sweet treat.

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    1. Danii yes we just has some for our dessert.

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  15. This looks delicious! Will be making this over the summer x

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    1. I hope you make it Jade I am sure you will like it.

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  16. Oh that looks very yummy! Love fruity ice cream and it is a perfect time of the year for it!

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  17. Looks great. And with all these berries it must taste like heaven!

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    1. It tastes really very summery and tartness of berries really work well with the condensed cream.

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  18. Oh my, this looks delicious!

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  19. That looks just scrumptious. I could eat a bowlful right now!

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    1. Its really very summery and delicious.

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  20. Looks lovely, perfect for this time of year

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  21. On a wet miserable day this dish is a little ray of sunshine

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  22. Reminds me of summer, shame its 7 months away but hey I love Ice cream

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  23. Never made my own Ice Cream, this may just tempt me to try.

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  24. I too love fruity ice cream! Thanks for the recipe :)

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  25. this looks so tasty :) a great idea to use the condensed milk too ! Thank you

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  26. It looks so good that I am going to make it tomorrow and enjoy it

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