January 23, 2012

Strawberry Ice Cream

My husband got the most incredible Christmas present.  Think of the coolest thing that someone might give you.  It's even cooler than that.  It's a Kitchenaid ice cream maker attachment!  And it is amazing.  I absolutely love it.  We used up an entire Costco carton of heavy cream in just a couple of weeks making amazing ice cream.  So far, this has been our favorite flavor, coming your way from Ben and Jerry.

Image Thanks to The Family Kitchen
Strawberry Ice Cream
(from the Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream and Dessert Book)

1 pint fresh strawberries (12 oz, or just a little less than a 1 lb carton)
1/2 cup sugar
1 Tbsp lemon juice (or the juice of half a lemon)
2 eggs
3/4 cup sugar
2 cups heavy or whipping cream
1 cup milk

1. Hull and slice strawberries.  Place them in a bowl, then stir in the sugar and lemon juice.  Cover, and refrigerate for at least an hour, stirring every 20 or so minutes.  When they're nice and ready, mash them or pulse them in a blender.  Want it chunky?  Mash less.  Want it smooth?  Blend more.
2. Prepare sweet cream base by whipping the eggs until they are frothy.  Whisk in the sugar, followed by the cream and milk.  Stir in the mashed strawberries, and freeze in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer directions.
3. Prepare yourself for rich and creamy deliciousness.
4. Savor every last lick, and then make more!

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