Fig ice cream for Kids

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

414 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: No-Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

Figs are considered an essential source of all kinds of fruity goodness. And what better way to consume it than in the form of an ice cream. Here is a Fig ice cream for Kids from our in-house expert, Rehana Khambaty.  Do try the recipe this fig season and let us know how it turned out in the comments below. 

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  • 1 liter - full fat milk
  • 100 gm - fresh cream
  • 7 to 8 - dried figs ( soaked in water overnight) or 6 to 7 - fresh ripe figs
  • 3/4 cup - soft brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp - corn flour
  • 1/4 tsp - vanilla essence

How to Make Fig ice cream for Kids

  • Dissolve corn flour in 1/4 cup cold milk, keep aside.
  • Boil remaining milk till it is 2/3 rd in volume.
  • Add sugar, stir till dissolved.
  • Add corn flour paste, stirring continuously till it boils.
  • Simmer for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Take off fire, add essence and cool to room temperature.
  • Freeze in shallow ice cream tray, covering with plastic.
  • Allow to set, but don't let it harden too much.
  • Whip cream till fluffy.
  • Mash fresh figs to desired consistency, or crush soaked ones in a mixer.
  • Break ice cream, whip till fluffy but not liquefied. (You can use an electric mixer, but make sure it does not become liquid).
  • Transfer to a large bowl, fold in figs and cream.
  • Return to set in freezer till firm, and serve scoops of well-set ice cream.
  • It would take about 7-8 hours to set completely.