Family Favorites...Strawberry Soda Ice Cream

When I saw this recipe in the "Food Network Magazine July/August 2012” I had to buy the magazine.  I modified the recipe a little because I always have cream and milk on hand but would have had to buy half and half, and I used regular cream soda. 
It was sensational.  Myrna’s comment was “Who would have thought cream soda would make such a difference!”   I think thawing the strawberries also helps.  This recipe doesn't require any cooking either, which makes it pretty easy.              
 Strawberry Soda Ice Cream
  14           Ounces  Sweetened Condensed Milk -- 1 can
  1             Cup  Whole Milk
     3/4      Cup  Cream Soda -- Big Red or Regular
  1             Cup  Heavy Cream
  6             Ounces  Frozen Strawberries -- thawed and mashed
Whisk the ingredients in a medium bowl.  Churn in an ice cream maker.  Transfer to an airtight container and freeze until firm, at least 2 hours to 4 hours.
If using regular cream soda, add 2-3 drops liquid red food color to mixture before churning.  If desired, coarsely chop 4 or 5 extra frozen berries in the food processor and add them to the mixture.
2012 Cost:  $2.86 per recipe
Original recipe 1 1/2 cups half and half and 1/2 cup heavy cream with 1 cup strawberries
  "1 Quart"
Per Serving: 309 Calories; 16g Fat (46.5% calories from fat); 6g Protein; 37g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 62mg Cholesterol; 92mg Sodium.  Exchanges: 1/2 Fruit; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 3 1/2 Fat; 2 Other Carbohydrates.

3 comments:

  1. Hi, Sue, my mom alerted me to this post. The girl who made the ice cream that was featured in the magazine was my sister. :) So glad you got the magazine and enjoyed her wonderful ice cream!

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    1. How neat to hear from you. So glad you mom read the post and told you about it. Great ice cream and your Sis must be a great cook, this is one of my families favorite ice cream recipes. Thanks for letting us know that you saw the post.

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    2. I agree with Myrna...we loved your sister's recipe! Good to hear from you.

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