Soft Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Today we made Soft Chocolate Chip Ice Cream!

2C non-dairy whipped topping, 14 oz sweetened condensed milk, 1C heavy cream, whipped with 2T sugar and 1T vanilla extract; 12 oz chocolate chips

In bowl, fold together all ingredients. Blend well.

Soft Choc Chip Ice Cream

Soft Choc Chip Ice Cream

Soft Choc Chip Ice Cream

Soft Choc Chip Ice Cream

Soft Choc Chip Ice Cream

Soft Choc Chip Ice Cream

Freeze overnight. Note: Chocolate chips will mostly sink to the bottom. If this is undesired, use mini-chips.

Soft Choc Chip Ice Cream

Lowfat Strawberry Marshmallow Coconut Ice Cream

Today we made Strawberry Marshmallow Coconut Ice Cream!

1 pint strawberries, chopped into 1/2″ pieces; 2C mini marshmallows, 1C half and half, 1/2C sugar, 1/2C skim milk, 1C shredded coconut

Melt marshmallows with half and half and skim milk over low heat, stirring constantly until smooth. Remove from heat.

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Stir in sugar.

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Pour over strawberries and coconut in a large bowl. Blend well.

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Freeze until of desired consistency, or if a more creamy texture is desired: churn in ice cream maker. Serving suggestion: Top with chocolate syrup.

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Peach Ice Cream

Today we made Peach Ice Cream!

1C sugar, 2 egg yolks, 1/2C lowfat milk, 1C heavy cream, 1 large fresh peach, 1t vanilla extract, 1 pinch salt

Please note: This recipe makes 1 pint. Double the amounts for 1 quart.

Heat yolks, sugar, milk and salt, stirring constantly until mixture is 200F. Do NOT boil.

Peach Ice Cream

Peach Ice Cream

Peach Ice Cream

Peach Ice Cream

Peach Ice Cream

Peach Ice Cream

Peach Ice Cream

Remove from heat and chill 2 or more hours. Puree peach in blender.
Peach Ice Cream

Peach Ice Cream

Peach Ice Cream

Stir in vanilla and cream.

Peach Ice Cream

Add to batter. Churn in ice cream maker.

Peach Ice Cream

Freeze two or more hours.

Peach Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Today we made Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream!

3 egg yolks, 1C lowfat milk, 16 oz heavy cream, 1/2C sugar, 2C halved fresh cherries, 1t vanilla extract, 1/4t salt, 1C chocolate chips, 1 1/2C vodka

Place cherries in shallow dish. Soak in vodka, covered, at least 2 hours.

In saucepan, beat milk with yolks, salt and sugar over medium heat until just starting to boil, stirring constantly.

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Chill at least 3 hours. Stir in cream, vanilla and well-drained cherries.

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Churn in ice cream maker. Fold in chocolate chips. Freeze at least 2 hours.

Cherry Vodka Chip Ice Cream

Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Today I made Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream!

3 large bananas, 1C sugar, 1t lime juice, 1t vanilla extract, 2C heavy cream, 8 oz chocolate chips or mini chocolate chips or a combination thereof

Whip all ingredients except for chocolate chips, in blender.

Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Pour into ice cream maker. Churn according to manufacturer’s directions. Add chocolate chips.

Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Freeze 2 or more hours.

Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Blueberry Cheese Ice Cream

Today I made Blueberry Cheese Ice Cream!

2 pints fresh blueberries, 1/4C water, 16 oz fat-free cream cheese, 2C sugar, 16 oz heavy cream

Rinse blueberries. Heat in saucepan with water until water has boiled for three minutes. Remove from heat. Push blueberries through a sieve.

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Retain puree. Use blueberry pulp and skins in another recipe, if desired.

In bowl, cream sugar with cream cheese.

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Stir in heavy cream. Blend well.

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Stir in blueberry puree.

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Churn in ice cream maker.

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Chocolate Cheesecake Ice Cream

Today I made Chocolate Cheesecake Ice Cream!

This recipe is from the book, “Celebrate With Chocolate” by Marcel Desaulniers, published in 2002.

I used fat-free cream cheese and used additional half and half instead of whole milk.

8oz chocolate chips, 3/4C heavy cream, 3/4C sugar, 8oz cream cheese, 1/2C half and half, 1/2C whole milk, 1t vanilla extract

Without stirring, heat cream and 1/4C sugar on medium-high. When hot, stir to dissolve. Boil. Pour over chocolate. Blend well. Chill. Beat cream cheese and 1/2C sugar. Add chilled chocolate. At low speed, beat in half and half, milk and vanilla.
Blend well. Finish mixing with rubber spatula. Chill. Churn in ice cream maker.

Eggnog Ice Cream

Today I made Eggnog Ice Cream!

This recipe is from the book, “Chez Panisse Desserts” by Lindsay Remolif Shere, published in 1985.

1C milk, 3/4C sugar, 5 egg yolks, 2 1/4C heavy cream, 2 1/2T bourbon, 1T brandy, grated nutmeg

Heat milk and sugar until sugar dissolves. Cool. Whisk in yolks. Cook over low heat stirring constantly until mixture coats the spoon. Strain into a large container. Add the cream and liquors. Add nutmeg. Chill. Taste. If satisfactory, churn in ice cream maker.

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