Now that summer is finally here, who’s up for a frosty bowl of ice cream?
St. Martin’s Press recently sent me a copy of Leslie Bilderback’s newest cookbook: NO-CHURN ICE CREAM: Over 100 Simply Delicious No-Machine Frozen Treats.
Please note – this book was provided to me free of charge to review. The publishing company is also providing a second book to give away to one of you guys. I was not provided further compensation for this post. All opinions are my own.
The book is full of recipes that use the concept of folding together whipped cream and sweetened condensed milk with the flavors and mix-ins of your choice to make yummy homemade ice creams that don’t require an ice cream machine.
Bilderback includes a variety of traditional and inventive ice cream flavors (Moon Pie or Honey-Kumquat, anyone?) as well as chapters on gelatos, sorbets, and sherbets. Most of the recipes also include suggestions for additional flavor variations so you could go the whole summer without repeating a bowl.
I decided to go simple and traditional for my test recipe – vanilla ice cream.
Delicious! That bowl was gussied up with dulce de leche and a healthy dose of sprinkles but the plain vanilla was quite enjoyable, creamy and rich.
I am giving away a copy of the book to one lucky reader. Simply leave a comment on this post before 2pm EST on Monday, June 29th and tell me your favorite flavor of ice cream.