Basic Vanilla Ice-cream

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Total Time:
2-4 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 liter - full cream milk
  • 2.5 tsp - corn flour
  • 1 tsp - gelatin
  • 3/4 cup - sugar
  • 1 cup - fresh cream
  • 1 tsp - vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup - cold milk

How to Make Basic Vanilla Ice-cream

  • Bring milk to a boil.
  • Boil for 15 minutes on low flame, stirring occasionally.
  • Mix corn flour in 1/2 a cup of cold milk and keep aside.
  • Add sugar to milk and stir.
  • Add corn flour paste, stirring continuously, till boil resumes.
  • Boil for a further 4-5 minutes and take off fire.
  • Sprinkle gelatine over 3 tbsp of water in a small pan.
  • Allow to soak for 5 minutes.
  • Warm over gentle heat, till dissolved.
  • Do not bring it to a boil.
  • When boiled milk cools a little, add gelatine solution and mix well.
  • Cool to room temperature and freeze in a covered tray, till set, but not hard.
  • Break into pieces, beat with an egg beater till soft.
  • Add cream and essence, mix well.
  • The texture should be light and creamy.
  • Reset in the freezer till frozen.