Strawberry Mint Ice Cream Recipe

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Strawberry Mint Ice Cream
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  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 (1 oz) package fresh mint


  1. Combine the half and half and milk in a heavy saucepan.
  2. Bring to a soft boil.
  3. In another bowl beat eggs to mix, then add 1/2 cup of sugar slowly; beat until thick and pale in color.
  4. Temper the eggs with 1/3 of the hot milk mixture, stirring constantly with a wire whisk.
  5. Pour the tempered eggs into the saucepan with the remaining hot milk, and cook over low heat for 2 min or until it reaches 160º, stirring constantly.
  6. Remove from heat and place pan in a large bowl of ice; cool completely, stirring occasionally.
  7. Combine remaining 1 cup sugar and 1/2 cup water in a microwave safe dish.
  8. Microwave on high for 2 1/2 min or until sugar dissolves.
  9. Add the mint to the hot syrup and steep for 5 minute.
  10. Remove the mint sprigs and discard.
  11. Pour the sugar syrup over the berries and let stand for 20 minute Mash a few with a fork after resting.
  12. Add berries to the milk mixture, stir well; cover and chill, stirring occasionally.
  13. Pour mixture inot the freezer can of an ice crea freezer and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions.
  14. Spoon ice cream into a freezer safe container; cover and freeze for 1 hour or until firm.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 147.1 Kcal (616 kJ)
Calories from fat 54.81 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.09g 9%
Cholesterol 61.93mg 21%
Sodium 46.47mg 2%
Potassium 162.02mg 3%
Total Carbs 20.28g 7%
Sugars 17.24g 69%
Dietary Fiber 0.74g 3%
Protein 3.85g 8%
Vitamin C 16.1mg 27%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 14.4mg 80%
Calcium 90.4mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 112.35 Kcal (470 kJ)
Calories from fat 41.86 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.65g 9%
Cholesterol 47.3mg 21%
Sodium 35.49mg 2%
Potassium 123.75mg 3%
Total Carbs 15.49g 7%
Sugars 13.17g 69%
Dietary Fiber 0.57g 3%
Protein 2.94g 8%
Vitamin C 12.3mg 27%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 11mg 80%
Calcium 69mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.3
  • 4

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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