July 20, 2016
To some, eating 20 quarts of ice cream a year might sound like a lot. But, to most Americans, that’s the norm. Perhaps that's why back in 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day.
Nutella Peanut Butter Chip Ice Cream Recipe
2 cups heavy cream
1 can (14 oz.) sweetened consolidated milk
3 tablespoons butter, melted
1/2 cup Nutella
1 cup peanut butter chips
Whip heavy cream to stiff peaks in a large bowel. Whisk sweetened condensed milk, butter and Nutella in large bowel. Stir in peanut butter chips. Fold in whipped cream.
Pour into a 2-quart container and cover. Freeze 6 hours or until firm.
Vanilla Avocado Banana Ice Cream
1 ripe avocado
1 medium banana (previously frozen in chunks is optimal)
1tsp vanilla extract
1/2 c milk
1/2 c sugar
1 cup ice cubes
Blend everything in a blender until smooth.
Store in container in the freezer until frozen solid. Slightly thaw before serving.
Easy, Eggless Strawberry Ice Cream
2 c whole milk
2 c heavy cream
1 c white sugar
1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 c mashed fresh strawberries
2 drops red food coloring (optional)
In a large bowl, combine the milk, cream, sugar, salt, vanilla, strawberries, and food coloring. Pour the mixture into the freezer bowel of an ice cream maker, and freeze according to manufacturer's directions.
Check out the International Dairy Foods Association website for more details about National Ice Cream Month as well as lots of other information about ice cream products and dairy farming.
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