Foody things

Simple homemade ice cream and sweetened condensed milk recipe

It’s been really hot for Tasmania recently and I wanted to have a treat for their kids in the freezer. They can’t have commercial ice creams as Miss 6 reacts to additives and preservatives but I don’t want them to miss out on the childhood joy of summer ice creams.

Usually I make ice cream using a egg base but our chickens have been cunning recently and hiding the eggs so we don’t have as many on hand.

I make my own sweetened condensed milk so I decided to try a new simple no churn ice cream that worked out beautifully.

Making sweetened condensed milk is really simple you can do it in a blender, saucepan of just a bowl. I never buy cans anymore which cuts down on cost and waste.

Sweetened Condensed Milk

Ingredients

1C boiling water

55g butter or margarine

4C milk powder

1-2Cups sugar depending on desired sweetness

1. Add butter and boiling water to your blender or bowl and stir it blend until melted

2.add 1 cup Milk powder and 1 cup sugar at a time and mix/blend after adding continue until all ingredients are used up then pop into a sealed container and refrigerate

Simple icecream

We added lightly cooked fresh cherries to ours but you can add anything you like. Blue berries, caramel ect

Ingredients

  • 2C condensed milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Pour ingredients together in a bowl and whip until thick and making patterns

Pour into bread pan lined with baking paper or similar vessel add your extras and swirl around

Freeze for 4hours and enjoy!