National Strawberry Ice Cream Day

Today is National Strawberry Ice Cream Day! The ice cream we know and love today evolved from ancient flavoured ices. As early as 3000 BC, juices were served with ice or snow by the people of China. But a more traditional fans are found here at Selwood.com and Climbing Frames UK HQ

Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

400g punnet strawberries
250g tub mascarpone
½ x 397g can condensed milk
cones and sprinkles, to serve

1. Pull the green hulls out of the strawberries. If they are still quite hard, cut them in half or quarters with a table knife. Tip them into a flat-bottomed dish.
2. Use a potato masher to squash the strawberries as much as you can. Tip into a bowl. Ask your grown-up helper to give you a hand if you need to.
3. Add the mascarpone and mash this in – don’t worry if it is a bit lumpy. Add the condensed milk and mix everything together. Don’t worry if the mix is streaky.
4. Spoon the mixture into a metal or plastic box and put it in the freezer. Wait until the next day or at least 6 hours before scooping into bowls or cones. Decorate how you like.

Recipe taken from BBC Good Food Click HERE to view full website

Fruity ice cream flavours are popular today while vanilla and chocolate are the clear favourites. According to a survey conducted by the International Ice Cream Association, strawberry is the third most popular ice cream flavour, favoured by 5.3% of the population.
Did you know that Dolley Madison served strawberry ice cream at President Madison’s second Inaugural Ball in 1813? Treat yourself to a delicious bowl (or two) to celebrate National Strawberry Ice Cream Day!

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