Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Blackcurrant Almond Ice Cream

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Blackcurrant Almond Ice Cream:



This ice cream is an absolute summer cordial treat, as it bursts with dramatic, intense flavors. Also,  It has a rich, fruity taste and an inviting deep red color.  The smooth sweet taste of this ice cream makes a great treat,  with the hint of  nutty almonds..!!


Try this rich smoothie made with real black currants and enjoy..:)





Ingredients:



·      Blackcurrant                              - 300 g
·      Apple juice                                - 75 ml
·      Sugar                                        - 150 g
·      Double cream                            - 500 ml
·      Sweetened condensed milk        - 350 ml
·      Vanilla extract                           - 2 tsp
·      Almonds                                   - 15 to 20





Method:










1.   Grate almond to very small pieces.
2.   In a small pan, add blackcurrants and apple juice.
3.   Cover with lid and cook in simmer for 4 to 5 mins.
4.   Now add sugar and stir gently, till it thickens to syrup like consistency.
5.   Remove from flame and allow to cool.
6.   Take 2 to 3 tbsp of thick syrup and keep it aside.
7.   Puree the rest of the syrup with a blender and sieve it to get rid of the pips.
8.   Now beat the double cream to soft peaks.
9.   Add vanilla extract and condensed milk and whisk again until it turns thick.
10.  Transfer to ice cream  box.
11.  Drizzle  the blackcurrant puree over the cream.
12.  With a large spoon, stir the mixture, so that the puree ripple to the bottom.
13.  Cover with lid and freeze it for overnight or till firm.
14.  Before serving,  mix the rest of the thick blackcurrant puree.
15.  Scoop the  black currant ice cream into serving bowl.










16.  Garnish with grated almond pieces and enjoy




I am   sending  this  to  my  own  event  “ Letz Relishh  - Ice Creams “









Juz  a  gentle  reminder,  this  event  ends  by  20 th June 2011. .. Why   to wait  until  last  date,  send  in  your  lipsmacking  entries   soon..:)





61 comments:

  1. Gosh that is so Yum love the colour!

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  2. Looks and sounds absolutely delicious! I will be making this soon :)

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  3. wow this really looks droolworthy.

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  4. Wow.. Really a summer treat & absolutely delicious!

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  5. This sounds great I love the combination of flavors. Good thing I have the summer off, I hope to be making more ice cream like this one!

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  6. lovely and delicious...

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  7. tats a real summer treat..looks absolutely delicious...great job!!!

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  8. Delicious and lovely combo....perfect summer treat and yummy!!

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  9. WOW absolutely gorgeous, lovely colors and grated almonds. Drooling here.

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  10. Looks wonderful! Great blog and thank you for visiting mine :)

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  11. Thats sure a yummy icecream..:)

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  12. Delicious :) Looks so inviting :)

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  13. so wonderful and lovely icecream !! perfect treat for summer !!

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  14. ooooooooooh !!! Yum, drooling here :)

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  15. this one is super jay..Must try..But i don get naval pazham here..So will try with berries instead..

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  16. come sempre una ricetta favolosa!baci!

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  17. wow...Looks really great ..Love the icecream...

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  18. This could really hit the spot today.

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  19. OMG super duper ice-creammmmmmm ;pp

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  20. orey ice cream a pottu kalakkureenga.will send an ice cream soon.

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  21. wow Jay!!Awesome recipe, i love black current!!!

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  22. Perfect treat for this summer, They looks delicious dear.

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  23. perfect for the summer ...... looks very yummy and tempting jay ......

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  24. wowwww looking so perfect and really comforting icecream for this summer.........

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  25. Yumm !! perfect to cool you in this scorching summer heat.
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  26. Rich and yummy looking ice cream...

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  27. looks so yummy and creamy

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  28. This looks like a perfect store bought kind ice cream.

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  29. wow..this looks so yum..luved the colour too ...here its freezing in australia..will surely see if i can make some icecream in this winter !

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  30. Wow,superb ice cream to beat the heat! yumm!

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  31. It looks so delicious Jay..Great pics!

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  32. Ice cream looks delectable,, nice clicks as well..

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  33. Delicious ..just perfect for this weather ...like that almond topping

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  34. what a visual treat..........

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  35. It looks so delisious and mouthwatering. Perfect ice-cream for this summer

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  36. Omg, feel like finishing that icecream,delicious and marvellous..

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  37. we dont get that stuff here!

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  38. Definitely A class treat! It's going into my A class cooking list!

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  39. That's a treat. Bookmarking for all those special occasions!!

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  40. Looks like very delicious ice cream. But since it's so cold in here I'm not tempted to try it yet, I will wait for summer :)

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  41. Sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo nice Jay!!!

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  42. wowww looks soooooooooooooooo nice jay!!

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  43. wowww looks soooooooooooooooo nice jay!!

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  44. I love this ice cream. Very delicious and perefect for this time of the year. Great job.

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  45. So decadent and delicious! will definitely be entering the blog event!

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  46. Lovely Jay. You are tempting me by your clicks. You rock jay.

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  47. total deliciousness :)

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  48. homemade ice cream!!! this looks fabulous, jay!

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  49. Lovely colour!!black current looks perfect..liked the garnishing as well..

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  50. This ice cream looks delicious. The sauce must be something else...!!

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  51. Looks very yummy and perfect for the weather....

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  52. Thankyou so much for your comment, I read, appreciate and enjoy every single one!

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  53. Oh so much goodness in one recipe!! It looks and sounds amazing!!

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  54. This looks great for a summer night!

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  55. I love making my own ice cream and I love black currants, so I think I absolutely must try this when black currant season comes around again in New Zealand.
    Sue :-)

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  56. wow...my favorite ice creammmmmmmm :)))
    following u for all the lovely recipes that u have

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