Heavenly Ice Cream Treats You Can Make At Home

Whether it is a special occasion or a family meal, a smooth, creamy, luscious homemade ice cream is always a welcoming treat. There are so many homemade ice cream recipes to choose from. However, one needs a home ice cream maker machine to prepare a perfect ice cream. To prepare a creamy and delicious ice cream, you will need to first learn how to use the home ice cream maker machine. This can be accomplished by obtaining the manufacturer’s manual. Some of the recipes you can prepare using home ice cream maker machine include;

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Ready in: 2 hours 5 minutes
Ingredients
• 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
• 1/2 cup of heavy cream
• 1 1/2 cups of cream
• 2 beaten eggs
• 1 cup of brown sugar
• 1 tablespoon of butter
• 1/3 cup of chopped pecans

Directions
1. Add butter together with pecans to a small skillet and cook over medium heat until the pecans become lightly brown and fragrant. As you cook, stir pecans constantly for about 3 to 5 minutes. Set aside
2. In a mixing bowl, whisk the provided eggs and set them aside. Combine the cream together with the brown sugar in a saucepan and mix well. Bring the saucepan to a boil in a medium heat and remove from heat. Pour the hot cream-sugar mixture into the eggs and whisk constantly. Return the egg mixture to a saucepan and cook. Keep on stirring until the mixture coats the stirring spoon. Remove from heat and stir in pecans and vanilla.
3. Pour the mixture into ice cream maker machine and freeze as directed by the manufacturer.

Easy chocolate ice cream

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Ready in: 6 hours 20 minutes
Ingredients
• 2 cups of heavy cream
• 2/3 cup of chocolate syrup
• 14 ounces of sweetened condensed milk

Directions
1. Line a loaf pan with an aluminum foil.
2. Stir together the chocolate syrup and condensed milk in a large bowl until the color is even
3. Whip cream in a separate bowl until stiff peaks form. Pour the prepared cream into the chocolate mixture
4. In a cream maker, pour the cream-chocolate mixture and freeze for 6 hours

Cake butter ice cream

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Ready in: 4 hours 5 minutes
Ingredients
• 3/4 cup of white cake mix, sifted
• 2 cups of heavy whipping cream
• 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
• 2 beaten egg yolks
• 1/2 cup of white sugar
• 1 cup of milk

Directions
1. In a saucepan, whisk together the provided cake mix, cream, vanilla, egg yolks, sugar and milk until well blended. Put the mixture over medium heat and cook until the mixture reaches a temperature of 70 degree C while stirring frequently. Remove the mixture from heat and freeze until liquid cold.
2. Remove the chilled mixture from the refrigerator and pour into the home ice cream maker machine. Freeze according to the manufacturer instructions until soft. Remove the ice cream from the ice cream maker and transfer to a refrigerator. Allow the ice cream to ripen for 2 hours or overnight.

Vanilla Ice Cream IV

Preparation time: 50 minutes
Ready in: 50 minutes
Ingredients
• 4 cups of milk
• 3 ounces of instant vanilla pudding mix
• 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
• 1 1/2 cups of white sugar
• 14 ounces of sweetened condensed milk
• 1/2 pint of heavy cream
• 12 ounces of evaporated milk
• 5 eggs

Directions
1. Beat together using an electric mixer the provided eggs, vanilla, sugar, condensed milk, cream and evaporated milk in a large bowl. Add pudding mix and beat until smooth.
2. Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker machine and add enough milk.
3. Freeze the ice cream according to the manufacturer directions.

If you love ice cream as much as we do then you will not be able to stop at just one recipe. The great thing about having an ice cream maker in your own home is the convenience to experiment with whatever crazy ingredients that you come up with. It is loads of fun, especially if you have kids. Some of these recipes were big hits for folks that we served it to and hopefully you have the same results. Check back as we have a lot more great ice cream recipes to share. There is nothing better than a decadent bowl of freshly made ice cream. Life is hard, it is good to reward yourself every so often. You deserve it!

Are these recipes not enough? You can get even more ice cream recipes here and give your ice cream machine a real work out.

A Boost Of Green Juice To Help Wake Us Up

The popularity of green juice has been on the rise. This is taking place at a time when more and more people are becoming more concerned about their health and living right. Another reason that is inspiring people to prepare the juices is the easy availability of juicers. These small appliances let you get a super concentrated dose of nutrients without having to spend in inordinate amount of time eating fresh fruits and veggies. As more and more people realize just how much of an impact that a juicer can have on your daily nutrition, the more their popularity rises.

Another great thing about using a juicer is that the various amount of recipes that are available to experiment with. Below are just of the ways that you can utilize green leafy vegetables to make a delicious and nutritious glass of goodness.

Cumber Pineapple Kale

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 medium to large apple
  • 1 /2 cup pineapple
  • 4 kale leaves
  • 3 Swiss chard leaves

Benefits

This juice is rich in different nutrients that help enhance your health. Apple is rich in anti-oxidants and vitamin A that help get rid of free-radicals that are harmful to the body. Chard and kales contains high concentration of iron, minerals and vitamins and help fight germs, pathogens and diseases while vitamin C found in pineapple improves digestion as well as metabolism.

Coriander and Spinach Juice

Ingredients

  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 /2 lime
  • 1 green chili
  • 2 green apples
  • Handful of coriander

Benefits

Acidic environments contribute to diseases such as cancer, ulcers, arthritis and more. Green vegetables such as coriander and spinach are alkalinic and restore the body’s pH levels. This reduces the possibility of the above-mentioned diseases. Chlorophyll, the green coloring matter , found in vegetable breaks down harmful toxins.

Spinach Lemonade

Ingredients

  • 1 /2 cup cucumber
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 granny apples
  • 1 pear
  • 4 leaves/8 cups spinach

Benefits

Following this simple green juice recipe is your way to you and your family living a healthier lifestyle. Spinach and cucumber are iron-rich and will help improve the quality and circulation of blood in the body. Lemons and apples help in detoxifying the body and removing harmful toxins thanks to the anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory agents.

Apple Basil Cucumber Juice

Ingredients

  • 1 green apple
  • 1 lady apple
  • Handful of basil
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 lime

Benefits

The first reason that makes this green juice a good option is its low-calorie content. You can drink as many glasses as you want without worrying about adding a few extra pounds. Secondly, all the ingredients provide vitamins and minerals which is needed by the body to defend itself against foreign compounds. Thirdly, the juice is quite tummy-filling and thanks to the bloating effect it has, a user will have lower food cravings.

Green Citrus Extravaganza

Ingredients

  • 1 orange
  • 1 Fuji apple
  • 1 /2 cucumber
  • 1 /2 lemon
  • 3 stalks of celery

Benefits

This juice is not only simple to make but also comes with quite a number of benefits. One, cucumber and apples are rich in minerals, potassium, and vitamins that improve the immunity in the body. Two, orange and lemon like other citrus fruits contain natural sugar known as fructose which is healthy and boosts metabolism as well as minimizes intake of refined sugar. Celery stalks contain iron and d fiber which help improve the digestive system.

There you have it. Some simple recipes for nutritious and healthy green juice. You don’t have to be a seasoned chef or culinary expert to enjoy fresh green juice. Simply get a good juicer and look for your preferred veggies and fruits. It’s always important to make sure the ingredients are fresh and have been farmed in hygienic conditions. In addition to boosting your health , the green juice recipes are easy and simple to prepare.