Tuesday, March 23, 2010

berry ice cream

1 cup sugar
3 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
1 cup strawberries
lime juice out of 1 lime
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups heavy cream

In a medium sauce pan over low heat cook berries, sugar, lime zest & juice of 1 lime stirring occasionally, until berries begin to burst. Remove from heat and add strawberries,  mash a few berries leaving a few intact.

Cool the sweetened berries to room temperature add heavy cream * extract then churn in the ice cream maker till it thickens (about 25 mins).

Pour into a plastic tub (with airtight lid), line with wax paper & secure with lid. Freeze 2 hrs for a softee treat or 4+ hrs for tight scooped ice cream.