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Recipe: Mason Jar Ice Cream (No-Churn!)

Recipe: Mason Jar Ice Cream (No-Churn!)

Ingredients

Base Ingredients (Vanilla Ice Cream)
½ cup chilled heavy cream
2 tsp granulated sugar
¼ tsp pure vanilla extract
1 salt
Chocolate
1 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
Maple Walnut (Omit Granulated Sugar)
1 tbsp pure maple syrup
¼ cup chopped walnuts
S’mores
¼ cup chopped chocolate, crushed graham crackers, mini marshmallows
Mint Chip
¼ cup chocolate chips
¼ tsp peppermint extract
Strawberry (or any fruit)
¼ cup chopped fresh strawberries
More Mix-Ins
nutella, caramel, dulce de leche, m&m’s, fruit jam, peanut butter, instant coffee, etc.

Directions

Pour all of the ingredients for the flavor you want into a clean pint-sized (8 ounce) mason jar. Shake for 3 minutes. Freeze for at least 3 hours. Let sit at room temperature for a few minutes before serving.

~ Marla Meridith

Recipe: Vegan Strawberry Coconut Ice Cream

We love this simple to prepare coconut ice cream. If you don’t have strawberries on hand use any berries you love!

6-8 servings

2 cans (13.5 ounce) full fat coconut milk
1/2 cup pure maple syrup or agave
1 tsp vanilla bean paste
pinch of salt
2 1/4 cups (12 ounces) frozen strawberries, chopped into small pieces

Chill the coconut milk in the refrigerator overnight. Open the cans without turning them upside down. Carefully scoop some of the coconut cream into the bowl of a food processor. Carefully drain any water in the can. Place all of the coconut cream in the bowl.
Add the maple syrup and salt. Pulse until all is well combined and creamy.
Fold in 2 cups of the strawberries. Pour the ice cream batter into a 9×5 loaf pan, smooth with the back of a spoon if needed. Place the rest of the strawberries over the top. Cover with cling wrap.
Freeze for 2-3 hours or until you have ice cream. Consume within a few days.

You can also use fresh strawberries in this. I just love the way the frozen ones cut into such a nice dice.

~ Marla Meridith

Naughty Shamrock Sundaes

What would St. Patrick’s Day be without something green (no thanks on the green beer), something Irish (whiskey) and something a bit naughty (um, hello leprechauns & ice cream!). Instead of the green beer, I’ll be licking the spoon with these Naughty Shamrock Sundaes.

As many sundaes as you’d like!

–Irish Cream Whipped Cream
1 pint chilled heavy cream
1-2 tablespoons Irish whiskey
2 tablespoons instant coffee
1/4 cup agave or powdered sugar (or sweeten to taste)
–Sundaes
chocolate ice cream
mint chip ice cream
butterscotch sauce
hot fudge sauce
green & white m&m’s
green decorating sugar
Irish Cream Whipped Cream

Make the whipped cream: Add the heavy cream to the bowl of a stand mixer. With the whisk attachment, mix on medium-high speed until the cream starts to thicken. Add the sugar, coffee & whiskey. Increase the speed to high & whip a few minutes until the cream gets as thick as you like it. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for a few days (if it lasts that long!)
Assemble sundaes: Add a few scoops of ice cream to chilled ice cream bowls or mason jars. Top with sauces, m&m’s, whipped cream & green sugar,

~ Marla Meridith

Mountain Pine Ice Cream

Ingredients

Directions

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