Strawberry Gelato

Strawberry Gelato

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To make this gelato, carefully select the sweeter strawberries and smaller variety as they are usually much sweeter than the larger ones. If the strawberries are sour, you may need to increase the quantity of sugar required.

Strawberry Gelato recipe - How to make Strawberry Gelato

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3/4 cup strawberry puree
2 tsp cornflour
1 1/2 cups toned milk
1/2 cup chilled low fat cream
1/4 cup icing sugar

  1. Mix the cornflour in 1 to 2 tbsp of cold milk and keep aside.
  2. Heat the remaining milk in a deep pan and when it comes to boil, add the cornflour paste and 2 tbsp icing sugar, mix well and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes, while stirring continuously and till the milk becomes thick.
  3. Remove from the flame, cool and strain the mixture using a sieve. Keep aside to cool completely.
  4. Combine the cream and the remaining sugar and whisk well.
  5. Add the milk mixture and strawberry puree and mix well.
  6. Pour the mixture into a shallow aluminium tin, cover and place in the freezer for 3 to 4 hours or till set.
  7. Remove and blend in a mixer till smooth.
  8. Pour the mixture back into the tin and again freeze for 30 minutes.
  9. Divide into 4 equal portions and serve immediately garnished with strawberry slices.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy146 cal
Protein3.8 g
Carbohydrates17.4 g
Fiber1.2 g
Fat5.1 g
Cholesterol12 mg
Sodium14.8 mg