Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe (That Doesn’t Need an Ice Cream Machine)

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October 20, 2018

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This is Rachel Allen’s strawberry ice cream recipe and a firm favourite in our house. 2 of my kids are dairy allergic/intolerant so you can also use a dairy free cream too and it tastes just as good. It is really light and creamy and best of all you don’t need an ice-cream machine!

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Fresh strawberries are ideal for this recipe but you can use frozen as well, just defrost them before making the ice cream.

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Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

Ingredients

  • 250g strawberries
  • Juice of a lemon
  • 250g caster sugar
  • 200ml water
  • 4 large egg whites
  • A pinch of cream of tartar (bextartar)
  • 300ml cream, whipped (this amounts to about 500ml of whipped cream) or 300ml soya/dairy-free cream

Method

  1. Puree the strawberries with the lemon juice in a liquidiser or food processor. You could mash them with a fork, but be careful not to leave them too rough as they can get a bit icy!
  2. Push the puree through a sieve to remove the seeds.
  3. Place the sugar and water in a saucepan, and heat slowly, stirring to dissolve the sugar.
  4. Once dissolved. Boil fiercely for 8/9 minutes, until it thickens and the last drops off a spoon dipped into it form a kind of thread.
  5. Meanwhile, using an electric whisk, whisk the egg whites with the cream of tartar until stiff.
  6. Still whisking, gradually pour in the hot syrup in a thin stream, and continue to whisk until the mixture is cool, glossy and stiff (about 4 or 5 minutes).
  7. Fold in the strawberry puree and the whipped cream, though not completely – it’s nice to leave it slightly marbled.
  8. Freeze overnight.

This ice cream can be scooped straight from the freezer. We often buy a packet of cones and some sprinkles and they are a much nicer than those offered by the Ice-cream vans every evening!

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Have you tried this strawberry ice cream recipe? Tell us how you got on in the comments below.

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Published On: October 20th, 2018 / Categories: Food and Recipes / Last Updated: April 3rd, 2021 / Tags: , , /

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