This is a simple, but delicious creamy ice–cream and the ingredients have been kept to a minimum.
- 600 ml double cream
- 80-90 ml caster sugar (or to taste)
- ¾ teaspoon rosewater (or to taste)
- Pinch of salt
- If you are using an ice-cream maker, follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
- To make by hand, place all of the ingredients in a container and mix well.
- Place it in the freezer and, every half-hour or so, remove from freezer and mix again.
- Repeat this process until the ice-cream is at the desired consistency.
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.
--Ncis-scaligeri 10:17, 28 January 2009 (UTC)
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