Berry Compote Recipe for Ice Cream
A simple berry compote recipe that's super versatile.
Here's a quick and easy recipe for creating your own berry compote which you can add to your favourite ice cream base. It only takes a few minutes to make and you'll be able to use it for a big range of fruit ice cream recipes. You don't have to limit yourself to just berries either. Practically any fruit can be cooked using this method and added to ice cream.
You can use this recipe for all sorts of summer fruit like cherries (pictur...
Italian Meringue Recipe for Ice Cream
Today I'm going to run you through creating Italian Meringue. It's a light, sweet tasting treat that can be whipped up in minutes and doesn't require cooking in an oven. This meringue differs in texture to the French meringue that you can bake until hard.
Uses for Italian Meringue
This meringue is so good when slapped on top of ice cream. It looks and tastes amazing. In Melbourne I've noticed some Italian gelato stores offer this as an optional extra with their gelato.
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Chocolate Brownies for Ice Cream
Chocolate brownies are ideal for ice cream sandwiches - they're possibly the perfect companion to ice cream. Why? Because brownies are fantastic frozen. They don't turn rock hard; if anything the texture improves. This recipe lets you bake two layers of brownie in two baking pans. Then you simply slather your favourite ice cream onto the first layer of brownie, then top with the second layer. Pop everything in the freezer until everything is nice an firm, then slice into your preferred size.
Cheesecake Base Crumb for Ice Cream
These chunks of cheesecake base are well worth the effort. I've suggested using Digestive biscuits but you can use any plain biscuit like Nice or Marie biscuits. If you don't have a blender to make the biscuit crumb, simply place the biscuits in a clean bag and crush with a rolling pin.
After you've baked your cheesecake base
Once you've cooled and cut up your biscuit base you'll need to put into an airtight container and leave in fridge for at least an hour. You want them cooled right ...