Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

swellkid

  

What do you do when you have a flat of beautiful ripe strawberries?  First you eat a bunch, and take pictures of your children with strawberry juice running down their chins.  You freeze some and then you make ice cream, of course.  If you’ve never made homemade ice cream, it’s worth a try.  It’s not difficult to make and you will feel so accomplished and satisfied with yourself.  This recipe is adapted from epicurious.com.

  • 1 3/4 cups heavy cream or whipping cream
  • 1/2 t. almond extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 lb strawberries (3 cups), trimmed and quartered

Combine cream, almond extract, and salt in a heavy saucepan and bring just to a boil. Remove from heat.  Whisk the eggs with 1/2 cup sugar in a bowl, then temper them by adding the hot cream in a slow stream, 1/2 C. at a time…

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About swellkid recipes

I am a mother of two boys, a wife, a teacher, and an avid home cook. These recipes are written, tested and created or adapted by me in my home kitchen. All photos were taken by me with my Canon Digital Rebel XT. No filters or Photoshop, usually natural light on my kitchen table. My motto is, if I can do it, you can do it!
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