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Homemade Ice Cream: How to Make It WITHOUT the Hassle!

Summer’s fast approaching and you know what that means! The heat is on, and it might be THAT unbearable! But even with the blazing summer weather, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy a healthy treat or two. But don’t go for hot snacks to beat the heat! Instead, try some cold and satisfying sweets, like ice cream! Ice cream has a ton of flavors and variety to choose from, and the best part is: You can make it at home! Do you want to know how to make homemade ice cream? Then read on!

I’ll show you an excellent and healthy recipe for homemade ice cream, including some facts and tips you need to know about.

Why Homemade Ice Cream?

There are hundreds of grocery stores and ice cream places you can visit to have your sweet fix. So why bother making homemade ice cream?

For starters, it’s an impressive activity you can do with your kids or friends. You get to learn a thing or two about whipping up your recipes, even tweaking the taste for your preference.

Another plus is that you’ll be able to create your ice cream and add in preferred ingredients, without the worry of all the added sugars. You can make ice cream vegan-friendly or suitable for your sugar levels, making it less indulgent but still delicious.

How to Make Homemade Ice Cream

Here are three of the best recipes you can follow for some good ‘ol delicious ice cream. Whether you’re vegan, lactose-intolerant, or want a low-calorie option, these ice cream recipes are fit for just about anyone!

Dairy-Free Ice Cream

This ice cream has no cow’s milk, but we substitute it for a low-calorie and healthy option: Almond milk!

  • 1.5 cups of almond milk
  • Two peeled and frozen bananas, sliced
  • Half a cup of frozen strawberries, sliced
  • Half a teaspoon of vanilla extract

1. Blend all the ingredients together until it has a creamy and thick consistency, almost similar to soft ice cream.

2. Put the mixture into a bowl, evening it out.

3. Place the bowl in the freezer, leaving it for at least four hours or overnight. Make sure to cover the bowl if you will leave it with frozen meat or any other food to retain its taste.

4. Serve with other toppings or alone and enjoy!

Vegan Strawberry Swirl Ice Creamhomemade ice cream

YES, it’s safe for vegans to eat and still very delicious! Indulge all you want with the natural sweetness and less guilt. BUT, it might be a bit more complicated, as you’ll need an ice cream machine for it.

  • Two cans of coconut milk (full fat)
  • Half a cup of agave nectar
  • Quarter teaspoon of Kosher salt
  • Two tablespoons of cornstarch
  • A vanilla bean
  • Two cups of quartered strawberries
  • Quarter cup of natural cane sugar

1. Set aside half a can of coconut milk before mixing the rest with agave and salt in a saucepan. Simmer it on the medium-low heat, until the ingredients are smooth and warm. It will take about two minutes.

2. Whisk the half can of coconut milk with cornstarch. Slowly add it to the hot mixture. Scrape the vanilla bean and add it (and the pod) to the mix, too. Cook over medium heat and let it thicken about eight minutes. Do NOT let the mixture boil!

3. Remove from the heat and let it cool on the counter for half an hour. Cover with a plastic wrap and let it chill for about five hours in the fridge.

4. You can make the strawberry sauce while waiting for the mixture to cool. Mash strawberries in a saucepan and add sugar. Let it simmer for five minutes, or when the fruits become juicy. Remove from heat and transfer it to the bowl, letting it cool for half an hour.

5. Blend the strawberry mixture until it has a thick consistency, then leave it first.

6. Using your ice cream machine, churn the coconut ice cream according to the instructions. Once it has the thickened consistency, add the strawberry sauce to your ice cream maker so both ice cream and sauce mix.

7. Once the ice cream is done, put it in a bowl or large pan and put it in the freezer. Leave it for about five hours or overnight, until the ice cream is firm and ready to serve!

In Conclusion

When it comes to beating the summer heat, you’ll never go wrong with ice cream! This sweet treat will surely tickle your taste buds and have you feeling relaxed no matter where you are. And plus, you’ll have a lot of fun making your healthy version of it. Less sugar and calories but still the same sweetness and cold feeling you want.

I hope this article shows you all about how to make homemade ice cream. Now that you know what to do try it out yourself and enjoy this dessert and snack today!

If you enjoyed the article or would like to share your homemade ice cream recipes for everyone to love, then comment down below. I would love to hear what you have to think.

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