Frozen Yoghurt with a Hint of Coconut

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Frozen Yoghurt with a Hint of Coconut
Frozen Yoghurt with a Hint of Coconut
Servings:Serves 6
Calories per serving:55
Ready in:2 hours, 10 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:2 hours
Difficulty:Easy
Recipe author:Chef
First published:2nd January 2013

This recipe is bought to you, courtesy of Nik & Edwina's Cookbook.

"We pooled our Amazon tokens in Christmas 2011 and bought an ice cream maker, and we’ve had great fun with it ever since (see also Rose Kulfi and Carbonara Ice Cream with Mange Tout).

We’re both massive fans of frozen yogurt, so making this not-too-sweet, exotically coconutty dessert was at the top of our list."


Ingredients

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Method

  1. Whisk together the milk and coconut powder until it forms a smooth paste
  2. Tip the yogurt into a bowl. Sift in the icing sugar and whisk well. Whisk in the coconut paste. Stir in the lime juice.
  3. Put in a container and freeze for 8 hours or pop into an ice cream maker


How to prevent home made ice cream from freezing solid in the freezer

Home made ice cream is usually reasonably soft and 'scoopable' straight out of the ice cream maker, but once it is placed in the freezer for more than a few hours it becomes a solid block of ice, effectively.

Unfortunately without using artificial additives it is not generally possible to keep it soft once you freeze it. I have tried many suggestions and they all fail miserably, apart from this one!

Place the hard-frozen ice cream in your refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours before you want to use it and re-freeze it immediately you have scooped out what you need.

Admittedly this does require some planning ahead, but it does mean you'll have usable ice-cream.

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