Blackberry Ice Cream

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Blackberry Ice Cream


Fresh ripe blackberries make a wonderful flavor for summertime ice cream that also has a lovely color, too. This recipe can be made without using any special tools or even any churning., just your freezer. What gives it that rich and airy consistency is both whipped cream and also beaten egg whites. Save some of the berries to use a garnish, if desired, and let the ice cream soften a bit at room temperature before scooping and serving.


250 milliliters blackberries
200 milliliters whipped cream
150 grams sugar (I used brown sugar)
4 egg whites


1Place the blackberries* in a blender with the sugar, a few drops of water and leave to macerate for a few minutes.
2Grind and strain through a sieve to remove the seeds.
3Whisk the chilled cream until they are nice and firm.
4Add the pulp of the blackberries and whisk it again.
5Whisk the egg whites and involve slowly with a spoon in the previous mixture, without making the spoon hit the sides of the bowl so that the air bubbles don't disappear.
6Place in the freezer.
7It is ready to eat on the next day.
8Save some whole blueberries and a bit of pulp for garnish, if you wish.
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