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Refreshing mango ice cream

Recipe from: January 2010

Ingredients 6
Servings 12
Time 10 mins


  • 2 cups ripe mango, peeled and diced (out of season, substitute with canned mango, drained)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2
    fresh lime juice
  • 2 cups milk
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 1 cup cream, whipped


3 hrs
Combine the mango, ½ cup of sugar and lime juice in a non-metallic bowl.
Refrigerate for 1 hour.
Gently heat the milk in a saucepan.
Whisk the egg yolks and ¾ cup sugar in a mixing bowl.
Add the hot milk slowly while whisking.
Return the mixture to the pan and cook over medium heat, uncovered, until thick enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon - about 3 minutes.
Do not boil.
Strain into a bowl, and cool to room temperature.
Stir in the mango mixture followed by the cream.
Freeze in a metal loaf tin or baking tin

Makes about 2 litres.


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