The weekend is here and given the hot weather outside, you may be tempted to stay home. Why not remain inside and unwind with a bowl of ice cream? This creamy dessert is the best way to beat the heat and bring comfort after a long week. Store-bought ice creams are convenient, but there's something wonderful about freshly made ice creams. Even if you are a beginner, this dessert can easily be made at home. Fruit-based ice creams are a great place to start - especially during the summer. The flavours of the fruit enhance the taste of the ice cream in delicious and refreshing ways. Here are 5 simple recipes you must try:
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Here Are 5 Fruit Ice Cream Recipes You Must Try To Beat The Heat:
1. Chiku Ice Cream
Chiku (or Sapota) is a fleshy sweet fruit that one often uses to make milkshakes. If you're looking for a different way to enjoy it, try making this chiku ice cream. Also known as Sapodilla, this fruit is not juicy but still has a good flavour. Chiku ice cream can be made using everyday ingredients and you will be surprised at its unique flavour. Click here for the step-by-step recipe.
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2. Papaya Ice Cream
Papaya ice cream is a light orange sweet treat that is perfect for summer. Papaya is a fleshy yet juicy fruit and thus, this ice cream has a great taste and texture. Sometimes, people add other fruits like dates or pineapple to make fusion papaya ice cream. But if you're looking for a simple recipe, check out this one.
3. Mango Ice Cream
We cannot mention summer without thinking of mangoes. This popular fruit is one of the best dessert ingredients of all time. You can use it to make everything from cakes and smoothies to kulfis and ice creams. The strong flavour of mangoes, along with its distinctive texture and lovely yellowish colour make it the perfect fit for ice creams. Apart from the fresh fruit, all you require is cream, milk, sugar, custard powder and vanilla essence. Click here for the full recipe for Mango Ice Cream. If you want to give it a twist, check out this recipe for Mango Lassi Ice Cream.
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4. Apple Ice Cream
Apple has a delicate flavour that you might not usually associate with ice creams. But if you want an ice cream that has a subtle and not-too-sweet taste, choose this one. This recipe by Swapnadeep Mukherjee uses full cream milk, condensed milk, almonds, cashews, sugar and apples, of course. The dry fruits add a lovely nutty flavour to this dessert. The recipe is really simple and preparing the ice cream mixture takes less than 20 minutes. Click here for the step-by-step recipe.
5. Apricot Ice Cream
Apricot is a nutritious fruit with a sweet-tart flavour. Apricot ice cream sounds like an exotic dessert but is easy to make. This recipe uses egg yolks to bind the ice cream properly. If you're vegetarian, you can simply use a substitute. Otherwise, all you need is sugar, water, cream, and apricot puree. For an extra touch, you can serve the ice cream with some homemade almond praline. Click here for the recipe for both.
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Which of these are you going to try first? Let us know in the comments.