Fresh Blackberry Ice Cream

Midsummer is the perfect time to indulge in a blackberry-laden treat.

Serves: 16 Save

Ingredients (7)

  • 2 cup whole milk
  • 1 1/4 cup turbinado sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 1/2 cup fresh blackberries, washed and pureed


  1. Heat milk in a medium saucepan over medium heat until bubbles form around the edge. Remove from heat. Stir in salt and sugar until dissolved. Then stir in half-and-half, vanilla bean paste, heavy cream and pureed blackberries. Stir well.
  2. Cover and refrigerate until thoroughly chilled, at least 1 hour, but overnight works too.
  3. Churn in ice cream maker according to manufacturer's directions. Serve "soft" or freeze until serving time. Makes approximately 2 quarts.

French 75

The epitome of elegance in a cocktail glass - Franc├ęs 75. An effervescent delight blends the botanicals of gin with lemon, balanced beautifully by a dash of sugar syrup and a generous topping of champagne, adding a sparkling sophistication.

Ingredients (6)

  • 1 oz. Tanqueray No. TEN Gin
  • 0.75 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 0.5 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 2 oz. Brut Champagne
  • Lemon Twist Garnish
  • <i>*Approximate serving size is 1.4 servings. Please enjoy responsibly. </i>

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