Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

So, the good news is that I’ve not turned into a strawberry, ala Violet Beauregarde in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. I have eaten a lot of them though and as promised (to myself) I did something very productive and rather than scoff the lot like a pig, I made ice cream!!

So it’s really simple and thanks to Google, I managed to find this recipe from All Recipes:

Firstly, you need a shedload of strawberries…. sadly, I’m running low on these.


I might need to do a shop run…. hehehe

So, sadly this isn’t even remotely healthy. You want healthy? this isn’t the place to be I am afraid.

You need the following:

  • 2 cups of milk
  • 2 cups of double cream
  • 3/4 cup of caster sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla essence
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 lbstrawberries, chopped

Add milk and cream together in a bowl and add the sugar until it looks like a reasonable contender for a heart attack


stir until the sugar has dissolved and add the vanilla essence and salt into the mix, further increasing your chances of heart failure…


Next prepare your strawberries and don’t forget to wash them beforehand. Clean strawberries are happy strawberries!


(Give them a nice bath if you have the time, treat yo’self strawberries)

Once the strawberries have chilled out in the bath, all clean and relaxed. Mash the hell into them. (sorry strawberries)


(apologising profusely is optional)

Add the cream/milk mixture to make a nice strawberry soup


Give the bigger bits of strawberry a blitz with the hand blender (normal blender is fine if you don’t have one of those) or if you prefer your ice cream chunky, leave it as it is.

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Freeze for around 12 hours, or overnight for best results.

Eat as you see fit!


what other way would I choose?!

You can jazz it up in different ways too, add more vanilla, or fruits, white chocolate – limitless options.

*Also, this will in no way, shape or form induce a heart attack. Unless you just eat the cream, milk and salt and completely bypass the ice cream part of it..*

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