Saturday, November 14, 2009

Mango Ice Cream

Astrid from Paulchen's Foodblog hosting this edition of Weekend Herb Blogging and in a prelude to summer I've found myself enjoying the company of mangoes

mango© by Haalo




Mango is the fruit of summer, that perfect combination of sweetness and tropical flavour that immediately transports you to a better place.

To offset the warmer temperatures around here and with apologies to those in colder climes, I've decided to make mango ice cream - in this way, even the hottest day is made a little more bearable.

mango ice cream© by Haalo

Mango Ice Cream
[Makes about 1 litre]

200 grams mango flesh
350 grams plain yoghurt
120 grams caster sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste
250mls milk

The yoghurt I've used for this is Sheep Milk Yoghurt -

sheep milk yoghurt© by Haalo

it has an appealingly pure flavour with a distinctive tang that I enjoy. You could naturally, use yoghurt from cow or goat if you like.

Place the mango and sugar into a blender and blend until smooth - add in the yoghurt and blend again until combined. Finally add in the milk and vanilla bean paste and pulse until just combined.

Pour into a jug and place into the fridge to cool.

Follow manufacturers instructions and pour into your ice-cream maker to churn - this took about 20 minutes.

mango ice cream© by Haalo


When finished, place in a freezer proof container and allow to set in the freezer.

mango ice cream© by Haalo




11 comments:

  1. Haalo, it's mango mania this w.e., I made chutney with it!

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  2. Haalo, mango season just finished up here in Costa Rica and I miss them so much! I LOVE mangoes. The ice cream looks simply refreshing! I've made it using goat kefir.... delicious!

    Please stop by my blog.. I have an blog award for you: http://just-making-noise.blogspot.com/2009/11/sww-strawberry-cacao-milkshake-blog.html

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  3. You KNOW how I feel about mangoes. Yum! Interestingly enough, I've never had mango ice cream.

    Paz

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  4. hello! just found your blog today, loving it! I was making polenta, and was looking for other recipes online. I found your blueberry polenta cakes from February (which look divine, by the way), and posted a hyperlink to your recipe on my blog post. http://coconutcrumbs.blogspot.com/2009/11/p-is-for-polenta.html Just wanted to say thanks!

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  5. Oh man, that looks amazing!

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  6. Yum Cindy - maybe we can do a swap?

    Thanks Marillyn, that sounds delish!

    You must find yourself some mango ice cream Paz!

    Thanks Rach - that's very lovely of you!

    Thanks Marisa!

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  7. I love mango and I've looked for a good mango ice-cream recipe. Your yoghurt version looks very very interesting. Thanks :)

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  8. I could use a prelude to summer. Even though our winter is just starting! Mango is my favorite fruit so this sounds delicious to me.

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  9. woow......looking cool.....!!
    just think that, if it's pics like that than what delicious taste of it....!!!

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  10. Thanks Momgatway!

    Thanks Kormarka!

    Thanks Joanne - mango is just the best

    Thanks James!

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