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Passion fruit ice cream

Oh, sure, passion fruit sorbet is yummy and popular. But what if you, I or any one of our friends want some creaminess to counter passion fruit’s extraordinary tartness? Here I present passion fruit ice cream.

dulce de leche + ice cream

Appropriate uses for dulce de leche: Thinly spread on crêpes. Thickly spread to sandwich two butter cookies. A generous dollop in coffee. Over fruit (bananas, mangoes), sprinkled with chopped peanuts. On and in ice cream, of course. Inappropriate uses for dulce de leche: Spackling compound (too sticky). A treat for your cat (unhealthy). Ignored on […]

Coffee ice cream

Ah, coffee ice cream. It can be a challenge to make or find a good one: Sometimes too bitter, or too much grit. Sometimes too sweet. Sometimes too un-coffee-like in flavor due to strange freeze-dried coffee or espresso powders. Sometimes too weak in coffee flavor. But the recipe by Elise of Simply Recipes encouraged me […]

Blackberry ice cream

Blackberry ice cream is my favorite ice cream made at home (so far). This recipe calls for blackberries, but boysenberries, olallieberries or raspberries would prolly work, being similar fruits. The deep magenta color is enough to confuse this ice cream for a sorbet! I haven’t tried this with frozen berries, yet. Some similar fruits are […]

Apricot ice cream made from jam, with orange liqueur

Here’s another recipe for surplus apricot jam: ice cream. 🙂 You don’t need to add more sugar, since the jam already contains enough. The orange liqueur (I prefer Grand Marnier) provides a perfumy zing to the apricots and cream.

Flavorings to add to basic ice cream

Using the basic vanilla ice cream recipe, you could add so many different types of spices and essences! If you feel the vanilla will overpower the other flavors, substitute regular granulated sugar for the vanilla sugar. 2 to 3 tablespoons of elderflower cordial (non-alcoholic syrup), whisked in after cooking the custard. British and some European […]

Vanilla ice cream

Summer weather is upon us, which means it’s time for ice cream. Here is a simple recipe for vanilla ice cream, made with vanilla sugar. Goes well with fresh fruit (cherries! apricots in a few weeks!), raspberry liqueur, maple syrup, and soda floats. This recipe yields about a quart.