Covered in chocolate, ice cream is the quintessential dessert for kids, yet it’s one of the hardest to make at home.
With a small kitchen, no mixer and only a few ingredients, making ice cream at home can be challenging.
The next time you want to get your family to indulge in a dessert you’ve never had before, it may just be possible to make it yourself.
Here are 10 tips to get started on making ice creams at home, which can easily be adapted for kids.1.
Make the ice cream on a stovetop.
When you first make ice cream, it should be heated to a minimum of 180C.
As the temperature increases, so do the flavors and textures of the ice creamed.
Start by pouring the milk, vanilla or cream into a pan and whisking with a wooden spoon until the mixture becomes smooth and creamy.
Pour into a glass jar and let sit at room temperature for five minutes before stirring with a fork or spatula.2.
If you want, use a hand blender.
Ice cream with a hand-held blender will work too, as long as you follow the same basic technique for blending.
You can also add water to make icecream thicker and thicker as the icecream cools.3.
Use a handheld mixer to make creams.
Hand-held mixer and a whisk can be used for ice cream recipes that call for a hand mixer, such as those for cookies or cakes.4.
Add a splash of sugar to the ice, and use it to make a whipped cream.5.
Add milk and egg and whisk until combined.6.
Make ice cream by heating a pan over medium-low heat.
If the ice is too thick, add water.
Once the water evaporates, you can use a whisk or hand blender to blend it into ice cream.7.
Add sugar and milk to the creams and mix until combined, or add water and milk if you want a thicker consistency.8.
Add cream, ice and sugar and mix for a few minutes until smooth.9.
Add more milk and whisk to make thicker ice cream and add a splash or two of water to get it thicker.10. Enjoy!