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Chikoo Ice Cream

Chikoo Ice Cream Recipe

Relish the sweet, creamy goodness of Chikoo Ice Cream - a rich and indulgent treat that will tantalise your taste buds.

The ice cream has a distinctive and unique taste, which is quite similar to vanilla ice cream but with a distinct Chikoo flavour.

Chikoo has a slightly grainy and custard-like texture with a subtle caramel taste. Some people also describe its taste as a combination of caramel, pear, and brown sugar with a hint of cinnamon.

Now, blend that exotic flavour with the creamy, smooth, and velvety texture of ice cream, and you have yourself an irresistible dessert.

No wonder, Chikoo Ice Cream is enjoyed in many parts of the world.

To enjoy its perfect taste, it is important to use ripe and flavourful Chikoo fruit. The fruit should be peeled and de-seeded, and the flesh should be pureed until smooth. You can blend the fruit with an electric blender or mixie until it reaches a soft and creamy texture.

Once you’ve prepared the ice cream, freeze it until it is firm but still scoopable. The ice cream should be served at the right temperature, when it is slightly soft but not melted. This ensures perfect taste and texture, which is a rich, creamy texture and a sweet, caramel-like flavour that is balanced and not overpowering.

Here’s our easy Chikoo Ice Cream recipe prepared with Nestlé MILKMAID.

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Ingredients

  • 1 tinNestlé MILKMAID
  • 250 gmsChikoos
  • 300 mlFresh Cream

How to make Chikoo Ice Cream

  • Step 1: Mash the peeled & de-seeded chikoos, using an electric blender or mixie.
  • Step 2: In a bowl, combine Nestlé MILKMAID, fresh cream and chikoo purée. Whisk until the mixture thickens. Set it in freezer till half set. Remove and whisk again until smooth. Doing so will help keep the texture of the ice cream soft and creamy while it sets.
  • Step 3: Return to freezer and set completely. Serve chilled.

Tips to make Chikoo Ice Cream

  • For the best flavour, use fully ripe Chikoos that are soft to touch. The ripe fruit will have a sweet, caramel-like flavor that is perfect for Chikoo Ice Cream recipe.
  • Place the mixture in the refrigerator and chill for at least 360 minutes to help the flavours meld together and make it easier to scoop the ice cream later.
  • Blend the Chikoos in an electric blender until the mixture becomes smooth.

FAQs on Chikoo Ice Cream

1. What does Chikoo Ice Cream taste like?

Chikoo Ice Cream has a sweet and creamy flavour that is often compared to caramel or brown sugar, with a slight graininess from the Chikoo fruit.

2. For how long can homemade Chikoo ice cream be preserved?

Homemade Chikoo Ice Cream can be stored in an airtight container in the freezer for up to 2-3 weeks. However, the texture and flavour of the ice cream may change over time, so it is best to consume it within the first few days after it is made for the best taste and quality.

3. Can I use almond milk instead of dairy milk in Chikoo Ice Cream recipe?

Yes, you can use almond milk instead of dairy milk, but the ice cream’s texture may slightly differ.

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