month : 08/2018 9 results

Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Peanut butter is a delicious ingredient in all sorts of dishes: satay skewers, PBJ sandwiches, cupcakes and lots more. My favourite use for it has to be peanut butter ice cream. This recipe offers a rich, creamy ice cream with a touch of salt to balance it out.Crunchy peanut butter gives some good texture to the ice cream but the version pictured here uses smooth. There are other peanut-free alternatives like almond butter which would work well also. If you're feeling really inspired you ...

What is Spumoni?

Did you know August 21 is National Spumoni Day? That is, unless you're from Canada. Sorry guys, you have to wait until November 13.If you're like most readers, you'll probably have no idea what this bizarre sounding dessert is. Spumoni certainly doesn't have the mainstream coverage that gelato, frozen yoghurt and ice cream enjoy. Don't worry. we've got you covered with this guide. Find out everything you need to know including how to make homemade spumoni. What is Spumoni? Spumoni is a ...

Banana Ice Cream Recipe

Bananas, they seem to be in the fruit bowl of every household I've ever visited. A versatile fruit that can be turned into a surprising number of entrees, mains and desserts, including ice cream. This is a simple banana ice cream recipe that is likely to be popular with most that you serve it to.Be sure to use really ripe bananas if you want lots of flavour in your dessert. How to make banana ice cream without a maker Follow recipe steps 1-7 below then, instead of adding to an ice cream ...

Zesty Lime Ice Cream

Combine sweet and sour to create an irresistible flavour. This is a simple recipe to make lime ice cream which I think you'll really love. The combination of zesty lime with sweet, creamy ice cream works well.As always, it's preferable to use fresh limes for your dessert. If they're hard to find then no problems, you can use the bottled juice.When it's time to eat, you could combine the ice cream with a piece of chocolate cake or fresh strawberries for the ultimate dessert. How to ...

Types of Cream Around the World

Every part of the world uses different cream terminology based on its fat content. It causes a lot of confusion - sometimes on this website. For example, here in Australia a popular type of cream is called "thickened cream". This has a high fat content and is ideal for making ice cream. However, sometimes readers from other parts of the world think thickened cream means it needs to be beaten first. I can understand why they'd think that.It's time to clear this up.I've whipped up a quick ...

Cinnamon Ice Cream

A sweet and mildly spicy ice cream that everyone will love. This is an excellent ice cream. Lovely on it's own - but when paired with other flavours it reaches its full potential. Combine one of the following as an add-in when you churn the ice cream or plate up as an extra element to your dish. Here are some suggestions:Apple crumble Roasted pear Chocolate chips Chocolate stracciatella Caramel sauce Candied orange HoneyDid you know? In general, the lighter the ...

10 Tips to Improve Ice Cream

There are so many ways to improve the flavour and texture of your ice cream. I'm going to keep it simple without deep diving into anything too sciencey. These tips are really simple but they will make your ice cream a lot better. How to improve homemade ice creamDon't overfill your ice cream machine and, if possible, keep your ice cream base below the maximum fill line. Domestic ice cream machines can't deal with the extra volume and you'll usually end up with slushy ice cream which ...

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

A must-try ice cream recipe that combines creamy dairy with pecans that have been roasted in butter. Not the most nutritious dessert - but really good! How to make butter pecan ice cream This ice cream was really easy to make. Smother the pecans with melted butter then toast them in the oven until they're a shade darker. These nuts will soak up the butter and the mouth-feel of the nuts will become irresistible. The perfect add-in for ice cream.Once you're finished with the pecans, ...

Cherry Ice Cream

A sweet and sour ice cream you can make any time of year. This cherry ice cream recipe allows you to make a dessert that's a lovely balance of sweet and sour. Using cherries from the jar will allow you to make this ice cream any time, even in the depths of winter. If cherries are in season then go for the fresh option. Like all desserts made with fruit, they always taste better with fresh ingredients.How to make cherry ice cream without an ice cream maker Once you've chilled the ice ...