Coffee Almond Ice-Cream is a delicious, soul soothing (considering its almost 40 degree C) recipe- exactly what you need in these scorching Summers. If you are like me who abstains from Ice-cream for rest of the year only to eat into as much Ice-cream as possible in these 2 months (April and May), then here’s your chance.
It’s been almost a year now, between the first time I made this recipe and today when I am posting it here. It’s a long period, unusually long. It just slipped out of my mind. I made it few times last year and served it to a wide range of audience evoking rave reviews from them. However, somehow this recipe did not make a mark on my food-diary and I ended up forgetting about it.
Come April, this year when I was planning the list of recipes to be prepared this Summer, I was reminded of this fabulous Ice-cream by my better half. The thought of making this Ice-cream this year, had me delighted but then skimming through my diary I was dejected to learn that I had failed to put down the recipe in my diary.
I recollected that I had drawn inspiration from a particular website, making some modifications to it, but I couldn’t remember the source of this recipe (I would like to specify, as and when I come across that source I will put the link here.). Thankfully I had shared the recipe text with my partner on Whats App and a quick search of keyword “Coffee Almond” helped me get the same recipe again.
With the recipe back in my fold, I quickly whipped this Ice-Cream not once but twice. I was delighted with my finding and I was ready to share this recipe through this post.
Making Ice-cream at home is one of the loveliest experiences to have. If you are able to make one without a commercial Ice-Cream maker, then you are going to savor this experience for life. This is an easy Ice-cream to make with few ingredients (just 5) and takes 5-7 mins to prepare (of course discounting the 8 hours it takes to freeze).
What awaits you at the end of those 8 hours is a soft, rich and creamy experience that you would like to have again and again. Make this delicious Coffee Almond Ice cream and share your feedback with us in comment section below.
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- 500 gms Whipping Cream
- 3-4 tbsp Chocolate Spread
- 180 gms Condensed Milk (Milkmaid)
- 1 tbsp Instant Coffee Powder (Bru)
- 10-12 Almonds-Blanched and Peeled, toasted lightly, Few Almonds made into slivers and few crushed coarsely
- We will start with mixing of coffee powder in 1 tbsp water.
- We will whip the cream now with an electric hand blender. Whip at medium speed (Blender speed 3). Let's whip the cream now. Whip until the cream doubles in volume
- Cream must almost double after whipping. Now we will add condensed milk. Mix again quickly with the blender
- Now, add Coffee mixture. Add crushed Almonds. Mix with a spatula.
- Transfer the contents to a container. We have taken an air tight container (2-liter volume).
- Put half the quantity of Ice-cream mixture. Put some Chocolate Spread. Put some Almond Slivers
- Pour remaining Ice-Cream mixture, Chocolate Spread. Finally, some more Almond Slivers. Cover the Container with a lid. Let's keep it in refrigerator
- Place Ice-Cream Container inside the freezer for 8-10 hours
- a) If you do not have an electric hand blender, it may take some hand exercise for you to whip the cream. You can whip manually with a balloon whisk -big size whisk or a fork.
- b) Ensure that the cream is chilled before you start whipping. Whipping at room temperature may not yield desired results
- Let's talk about the pointers that will help when you make Ice-cream
- a) The Container must be completely dry (not a single drop of water). If there are traces of water it may turn into ice particles and your ice-cream won't be as creamy as it should be
- b) Temperature of Freezer must be on Max Cold
- c) Ensure you defrost your refrigerator before you put your Ice-cream container in freezer.
- d) Ice-Cream container must be in direct contact with the freezer bottom. Never place the container on top of ice-tray or any other vessel
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