Thursday, 23 June 2011

Cherry Ice cream


Delicious creamy and smooth icecream with succulent pieces of cherry . A subtle hint of vanilla  flavour compliments the sweet cherries making this icecream not only a visual treat but a gastronomical treat to the palate too.


Ingredients:

480 grams black ripe cherries
2 oz sugar
60 ml water
240 ml Double cream
387 grams sweetened condensed cream
1 teaspoon vanilla essence


Method:

1. Stone the cherries and place in a heavy bottom saucepan.
2. Add the water and sugar and bring to boil, keep stirring the mixture till the cherries soften and break down slightly  and a sauce begins to form with cherries and sugar.(Approx 10 minutes )
3. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
4. In a bowl whip together the condensed milk and cream and the vanilla.
5. Fold in 2/3 of the cooled cherry compote  into the cream mixture and  chill the remaining third for serving with ice cream.
6. Transfer mixture to a tupper ware container and place in freezer.
7. After 2-3 hours remove the ice cream from the freezer and stir to break any ice crystals.
8. Repeat this process at 3 hourly intervals twice more.
9. To serve the ice cream remove from freezer and allow to stand for 2-3 minutes.
10. Scoop the ice cream into serving bowls and top with the chilled reserved cherry compote.

NB -If you have an ice cream maker  steps 6-8 are not needed , instead freeze ice ream as per ice cream maker instructions.

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28 comments:

  1. Voww!!!!
    sooo yummyyy...feel like eating immediately...
    grt work!!
    thanks for sharing..

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  2. Super duper delicious ice cream :) I am melting for it now :)

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  3. Omg, very irresistible icecream, never tried with cherries yet..

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  4. Love it!! want to grab full bowl to beat the heat:))

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  5. I'd never thought of cherry ice cream before, what a great idea!

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  6. Loved the color and the tempting ice cream...

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  7. Super delicious ice cream! Loved it so much :)

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  8. absolutely georgeous Ice Cream!! gloria

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  9. Wowwwwwww.. looks so tempting and delicious.. mouth watering shots.. gr8 job dear !!
    Indian Cuisine

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  10. Wow the icecrem looks absolutely delicious and very tempting...love the gorgeous color too :)

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  11. wow looks so yummy !! and very tempting clicks !!

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  12. Beautiful color.....delicious!!

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  13. I keep seeing lovely homemade ice cream everywhere but the weather is horrible. So I wait!

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  14. wow!! i love having ice cream this way!!

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  15. Looks gorgeous and I love that it doesn't require an ice cream maker. I hate having to clean the one I have!

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  16. loved it. I wish I cud have it too

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  17. thank you for linking this delicious looking ice cream

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  18. Cherries are my fav and this ice cream looks delish as ever...

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  19. beautiful color, tempting topping and in all totally delicious post :)

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  20. Perfect for the summer.

    Event: http://www.spicytasty.com/misc/quick-and-easy-recipe-mela/

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  21. Delicious creamy icecream.. loved it

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  22. I was just wondering what to do with the crate of cherries I bought at the weekend. Here's the answer. Thank you.

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  23. Just the thing is this weather.

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