Two Cranberry Ice Cream
This buttermilk-based ice cream is a perfect ending to a rich holiday meal.
Tangy and refreshing, this buttermilk-based ice cream is a perfect ending to a rich holiday meal. The simple base is uncooked, or Philadelphia-style. Swirl in the cranberries after churning. Serve with cookies and garnish with thawed frozen cranberries. This can be made up to two weeks in advance.
- 1 cup fresh cranberries
- 1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons sugar, divided
- 1/3 cup dried cranberries
- 1 1/3 cup heavy cream, chilled
- 2 cup buttermilk, chilled
- 1 pinch salt
- 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Place fresh berries and 3 tablespoons sugar in a food processor and pulse until finely chopped, pausing to scrape sides. Stir in dried cranberries. Refrigerate.
- Combine cream, buttermilk, remaining 1/2 cup sugar, salt and vanilla in a large bowl. Whisk well.
- Pour mixture into the canister of an ice-cream freezer; freeze according to manufacturer's instructions.
- When ice cream is done, remove dasher and gently stir in cranberries. Spoon ice cream into a freezer-safe container; cover and freeze at least 2 hours or until firm.