Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

As the summer sun warms our days, there's nothing quite like a refreshing scoop of homemade Strawberry Ice Cream to cool you down. This recipe goes beyond store-bought varieties, offering a burst of fresh strawberry flavour in a luxuriously creamy base. Made with simple ingredients like fresh cream, juicy strawberries, and luscious Nestlé MILKMAID, our easy Strawberry Ice Cream recipe lets you create a taste of summer in every spoonful.

About Our Recipe

Forget icy treats with artificial flavours. Our Strawberry Ice Cream recipe elevates the classic dessert into a homemade masterpiece. Nestlé MILKMAID’s rich, caramelized sweetness perfectly complements the fresh strawberries, creating a flavour that's both vibrant and undeniably delightful.

The magic begins with plump, juicy strawberries pureed to a smooth consistency. This is then combined with chilled cream, creating a base bursting with fruity goodness. Next, Nestlé MILKMAID is added, which gently folds into the mixture. And the result is a silky smooth base bursting with strawberry flavour. No churning is required! Freeze the mixture, wait a few hours, and enjoy amazing homemade ice cream that tastes way better than ready-made strawberry ice cream, perfect for sharing with family and friends.

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  • Servings - 10
  • Preparation - 25 Min
  • Chilling - 5 Hours Min

Ingredients for Strawberry Ice Cream

  • 1 tin Nestlé MILKMAID
  • 200 gms Fresh Strawberries (Pureed)
  • 400 ml Fresh Cream

How to make Strawberry Ice Cream

  • Step 1: Puree the strawberries in mixer-grinder and keep it aside.
  • Step 2: In a bowl, combine Nestlé MILKMAID, fresh cream, and strawberry puree. Whisk until the mixture thickens. Set it in the 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 Strawberry Ice Cream

  • Select ripe and fresh strawberries to achieve the perfect flavour.
  • For garnishing, you can add fresh strawberry pieces, nuts, and other toppings of your choice to the Strawberry Ice Cream recipe.
  • You can even add small chunks of strawberries or swirls to your ice cream.
  • Chill the ice cream in the freezer for 4-6 hours for optimal texture. Seal the container well to avoid freezer burn.
  • Remember to taste the strawberry mix before freezing. You can adjust the sweetness of the Strawberry Ice Cream recipe by adding extra condensed milk if needed.

FAQs on Strawberry Ice Cream

1. How to avoid Strawberry Ice Cream from getting crystalized?

Once your Strawberry Ice Cream is ready, store it in an airtight container and cover it with plastic wrap to prevent ice crystals from forming.

2. How can you tell if the Strawberry Ice Cream has been set?

When the ice cream has set, it should have a firm and scoopable texture. It shouldn't be too soft or runny. The ice cream should maintain its shape when you scoop it with a spoon and not fall apart immediately.

3. How do you get better-textured ice cream?

As more air is whipped into ice cream during the process, its texture becomes smoother. Rapid whipping incorporates a greater amount of air, resulting in a smoother texture. Conversely, slower whipping introduces less air, resulting in a denser texture.

A quick tip: To achieve a smoother texture of the Strawberry Ice Cream, whip quickly while being mindful to avoid overwhipping.

4. Can I use frozen strawberries instead of fresh ones in the Strawberry Ice Cream recipe?

Yes, you can use frozen strawberries in the Strawberry Ice Cream recipe. Thaw them before blending or puréeing for the recipe.

5. How to Store Strawberry Ice Cream?

Keep your Strawberry Ice Cream fresh by storing it in an airtight container, recycled ice cream tub, or zip-top freezer bag. Try to finish it within a few weeks for the best flavour.

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