How do I make homemade ice cream without heavy cream?
By hazel from Opelika, AL
We often make ice-cream using canned milk like Carnation evaporated or a store brand. It's rich and very good. It adapts very well to any flavor and even using canned fruit like peaches, the results are great.
I have a sherbert recipe that we love that I got from Southern Living magazine many years ago. It calls for raspberries but I use whatever fruit I have in the freezer or fresh. It is as follows:
2 cups fruit, 1 cup sugar, 2 cups buttermilk (I keep powdered buttermilk on hand just for this recipe), 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Put all of this in a blender or food processor, then pour into a Cuisinart ice cream maker.(Don't know how this will work with other ice cream makers) It will be done in about 35 minutes.
I've used fat-free half & half and even non-dairy creamers. The ice cream has a texture more like ice milk, but is still very flavorful. I, also, have used evaporated milk.
Substitute with plain yogurt but not with low fat yogurt.
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What can I use instead of heavy cream when making ice cream?
2 tablespoons of cornstarch to 1 cup of milk and stir, allowing the mixture to thicken.
I have used frozen bananas to great effect. Not necesarily in an ice cream maker, though. Some folks mix banana + avocado to get even more special texture
for other vegan options, you can use Silk tofu + soy milk (mix in equal parts)
coconut cream is another great one - in fact one that seems to work great in the ice cream maker is coconut milk + corn starch, recipe found here www.thekitchn.com/
(caveat: it will inevitably taste coconutish , here's an alternate take that's lighter on the coconut www.thekitchn.com/
here are 20 more www.culinarynutrition.com/
Pls will this work well for ice cream
You can use this to make ice cream bye hand
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I am looking for recipes for making ice cream in an ice cream maker. Everything that I have found so far asks for heavy whipping cream, and it is so expensive.