Unusual But Delicious Fruit Ice Cream Flavours

2012 Oct 26 |  Written by:  | Tags: ,

Unusual But Delicious Fruit Ice Cream Flavours, 2.9 out of 5 based on 15 ratings Are you tired of the usual ice cream flavours? Chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, and slight variations thereof.

Why not try unusual but still delicious ice cream recipes? These are getting growing interest in different parts of the world and even major ice cream businesses.

You’ll be surprised that there are fruits in your kitchen that you can use as the main ice cream flavour. It’ll be a nice change from the more common dessert and undeniably a more exciting option, and you can make good use of the fresh fruits you have at hand.

Ready your ice cream maker, other basic ice cream ingredients and a fruit or two and read below for some unusual ice cream recipes that you can try at home.

Blueberry ice cream

Blueberry Ice Cream

Serving: 1 litre of ice cream

Ingredients:

  • About 2 cups of blueberries, fresh picked or frozen
  • 180 g of sugar
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 225 ml of milk
  • 335 ml of heavy cream

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, combine blueberries, sugar, and salt and bring to a boil over moderate heat. Reduce heat and simmer. Allow to cool slightly.
  2. Tip: If the berries are ripe and sweet, you can reduce the  grams of sugar used.
  3. In a blender, purée the mixture with milk until smooth. Stir in cream.
  4. Strain purée through a sieve into another bowl. Discard the solids (seeds and skins).
  5. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  6. Freeze in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  7. Transfer the ice cream in an airtight container and keep in the fridge until hardened.

Coconut-avocado ice cream

Coconut-avocado Ice Cream

Serving: 1 litre of ice cream

Ingredients:

  • 335 ml of milk
  • 225 ml of coconut milk
  • 110 g of white sugar
  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 3/4 tsp lemon juice

Instructions:

  1. In a blender, combine all the ingredients until smooth. Stir occassionally to get creamy consistency.
  2. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Freeze in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  4. Transfer the ice cream in an airtight container and keep in the fridge until hardened.

Offbeat combinations, sure, but these taste creamy and has exotic flavours. This blueberry ice cream has a regal purple shade and an exceptional flavour. The coconut and avocado, too, is a great blend. This ice cream has an appetizing pale-green color, and you can catch the aroma of coconut.

You can also add in some finishing touch, fresh blueberries in your blueberry ice cream, for instance, or biscuits and waffles. Presto, you have an unusual but delicious ice cream that will make your family and friends curious and eventually delighted.

Home-Made Ice Cream is Just a Step Away!

These two tantalising recipes are just some of the many flavours you can make in your very own home. If you’ve ever considered buying an ice cream maker, our Ice Cream Makers Buying Guide has everything you need to know before delving into the wonderful world of home-made ice cream!

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