Lychee Ice Cream

Fruity ice-creams are in vogue today, and this recipe will help you ride the tide! Perfect proportions of lychee pulp, cream, milk powder and other ingredients results in a tantalisingly creamy ice-cream with a snazzy flavour, while chunks of chopped lychee tease your taste buds in every mouthful. Enjoy the Lychee Ice-Cream on a hot summer’s day and forget yourself in its sheer brilliance.

Lychee Ice Cream

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Lychee Ice Cream recipe - How to make Lychee Ice Cream

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     6Makes 6 servings
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2 1/2 cups milk
1 cup milk powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 tbsp cornflour
1/2 cup lychee pulp
1/2 cup fresh cream
1/2 cup chopped lychee

  1. Combine 1 cup of milk, milk powder and cornflour in a deep bowl and mix very well using a whisk. Keep aside.
  2. Place the remaining 1½ cups of milk and sugar in a deep pan and bring it to a boil on a medium flame for 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the milk powder-cornflour mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 6 minutes, while stirring continuously. Cool completely.
  4. Once cooled, add the lychee pulp and fresh cream and mix very well using a whisk.
  5. Pour the mixture into a shallow aluminium container. Cover with an aluminium foil and freeze for 6 hours or till semi-set.
  6. Pour the mixture into a mixer and blend till smooth.
  7. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the chopped lychee and mix well.
  8. Transfer the mixture back into the same aluminium shallow container. Cover with an aluminium foil and freeze for approx. 10 hours or till set.
  9. Scoop and serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy332 cal
Protein9.3 g
Carbohydrates34.1 g
Fiber0.4 g
Fat15.7 g
Cholesterol13.3 mg
Sodium69.2 mg


Lychee Ice Cream
 on 04 Apr 21 04:30 PM

Hi . for the lychee pulp , can we use store brought lychee fruit filling??
Tarla Dalal
26 Apr 21 05:29 PM
   Yes, you can use it.
Lychee Ice Cream
 on 31 Aug 20 09:20 AM

Tarla Dalal
07 Sep 20 03:24 PM
   thanks for the feedback !!! keep reviewing recipes, articles you loved.
Lychee Ice Cream
 on 22 Aug 20 04:39 AM

Is there a substitute for milk powder for this recipe? What is the difference between lychee pulp and chopped lychee? Thanks in advance for your time.
Lychee Ice Cream
 on 20 May 18 02:02 PM

how much is 1 cup in ml?
Tarla Dalal
21 May 18 11:15 AM
   Hi Dhiren, 1 cup is approximately 200ml.
Lychee Ice Cream
 on 13 Aug 15 09:13 AM

Lychee ice- cream.. is there any one who does not like lychee.. i doubt.. super creamy.. and same as you get in the market.. with bits of lychee pieces in every bite.. just cant stopping eating.. great for a sunday dessert..
Lychee Ice-Cream
 on 19 Mar 12 12:14 PM