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Strawberry Ice Cream (Egg Free)

Photo taken with ipad3

I love making things from scratch, yes you can buy ice cream fairly cheaply at the supermarket but i would much rather make my own that way you know exactly what it contains and lets face it home made ice cream tastes far better, why? because it has far less air incorporated during the churning process, making it much creamier and satisfying by the spoonful.

It was not my first attempt at making ice cream this week. I did make a batch of caramel ice cream however, it ended up tasting slightly eggy and salty. Maybe i over or undercooked the custard base and slipped when adding a generous pinch of salt that the recipe called for, either way i will have to try it or another recipe at a later date as caramel is hubbys favourite flavour (usually).

This strawberry ice cream is far more simple to make, no eggs are required so no custard to be made! when i've licked my salted caramel wounds i will try another custard based ice cream inshAllah (God willing), but for now i'm satisfied with my strawberry dream ice cream. Alhamduillah (All praise and thanks be to God)

You can substitute any soft fruit in this recipe and it will work just as well if not better.


400g ripe strawberries, washed, hulled and chopped
200ml double cream
75g caster sugar or to taste (you may need more if your srawberries aren't fully ripe)
1tsp lemon juice
1 vanilla pod, seeds only or good dash of halal vanilla extract

  1. Puree strawberries in a blender until smooth, pass through a fine mesh sieve to remove seeds.
  2. In a large bowl, add all the ingredients and mix together. Chill in the fridge for a few hours.
  3. Churn ice cream according to maufacturers instructions or you could try hand churning!  

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At 11 August 2012 at 15:35 , Blogger Noor said...

Yummy I agree with you that you should not add eggs to homemade icecream :) this looks good mashAllah.

At 11 August 2012 at 16:13 , Blogger Amna said...

This looks so yum!

At 11 August 2012 at 18:48 , Blogger Miss-Peacock said...

OMG !!! sorry for my articulation, but this looks definitely stunning!!! I will try it :)



At 11 August 2012 at 23:06 , Blogger khadijah said...

masha'Allah! this makes my face light up!
I definitely need me an ice cream maker!!!!!


At 12 August 2012 at 12:03 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mmmm, I'm so going to try this recipe! Thanks for posting it and I love the pic :-D I pinned it on Pinterest.com (with a link to your blog) :-)
Have a beautiful day.

At 12 August 2012 at 12:58 , Blogger Unknown said...

Thank you and yes i never see eggs in shop bought ice cream usually but after a bit of research there are 2 type of ice cream:-

Philadelphia-style refers to ice creams that are made from a base of milk, cream, sugar, and flavorings.

French style made from a custard base, which can contain whole eggs, egg yolks, or a combination of both. These custard-based ice creams tend to be richer and smoother due to the high fat content and emulsifying properties of the egg yolks.

At 12 August 2012 at 12:59 , Blogger Unknown said...

Thank you sweetheart <3

At 12 August 2012 at 13:00 , Blogger Unknown said...

Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving a sweet comment, hope you will try it and like it, inshAllah.

At 12 August 2012 at 13:02 , Blogger Unknown said...

:) YES i am using my stand mixer with an ice cream attachment but i have had a small ice cream maker before that worked better and was quite cheap, so yes get one....you can make sorbets and frozen yoghurt ice creams too inshAllah thanks for showing some love for the pic....i never knew my ipad could take a decent photo until i got lazy to walk upstairs for my compact camera!

At 12 August 2012 at 13:04 , Blogger Unknown said...

InshAllah sister, i hope you enjoy it as much has i do MashAllah and thank you for pinning :)

At 12 August 2012 at 18:02 , Blogger ireminisces said...

Asalamu alaikum.

At 12 August 2012 at 18:11 , Blogger Unknown said...

Wa alaikum Salam

At 15 August 2012 at 17:51 , Blogger ireminisces said...

JazakAllah Khair for this wonderful blog. How come I cannot follow you?

Do visit inshAllah and feel free to follow, share some words or just watch my new video..

Take Care

At 15 August 2012 at 18:05 , Blogger Unknown said...

Ermm I kind of blocked you after realising you are a brother!! Women and men shouldn't freely mix in public or elsewhere and I don't understand why you are interested in my baking blog....do you bake? I have read your blog jazakAllah Khayran

At 15 August 2012 at 18:10 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for stopping by Asmaa.... Your ice cream has me drooling! I think homemade is better than anything you can buy at a store.


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