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Mint Ice Cream

Ingredients
  Water 1⁄4 Pint
  Sugar 4 Ounce
  Fresh mint leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1 handful)
  Lemon 1 , juiced
  Double cream 1⁄4 Pint, lightly whipped
Directions

MAKING
1) In a pan, dissolve sugar in half the amount of water over low flame. Let the syrup come to boil. Let it boil for 3 minutes. Allow the syrup to cool down.
2) In a blender, add in the mint leaves. Keep aside 6 mint leaves for garnish.
3) Add in the cooled syrup into the blender. Blend to a smooth puree.
4) Strain the mint puree through a fine strainer or nylon sieve. Press the mint hard against the strainer.
5) Add in lemon juice into the puree. Mix well. Transfer into a freezing tray or shallow, rigid, dish.
6) Freeze the mixture for 1 hour or till soft frozen.
7) Fold in the ice cream into the whipped cream.
8) Transfer the mixture into a rigid container. Cover with a foil. Seal, label and freeze the container.
9) Thaw the Ice Cream 1 hour before serving.

SERVING
10) Serve the Mint Ice Cream with a garnish of mint leaves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Mint
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 173 Calories from Fat 92

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.7%

Saturated Fat 0.02 g0.09%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2.1 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber 0.92 g3.7%

Sugars 18.9 g

Protein 0.63 g1.3%

Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 15.5%

Calcium 2% Iron 2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Mint Ice Cream Recipe