Ice Cream, ! Base #1

Ice Cream, ! Base #1 !
Serves: 8 (Calories: 212, Fat 13.25 g – 5.4 POINTS)
2 large eggs
Whisk eggs until light and fluffy, 1 to 2
3/4 c sugar
2 c heavy/whipping cream
1 c milk
Whisk in sugar a little at a time until
completely blended, about 1 minute
Pour in the cream and milk and whisk to
YIELD: 1 quart, serving size 1/2 cup, 8
Source: Ben & Jerry
Ice Cream, Vanilla / French Vanilla
Serves: See Base
Use Base #1
Add 2 tsp vanilla extract
Source: Ben & Jerry (p 35)
Ice Cream, Ben’s Chocolate
Serves: 8 (Calories: 233.3, Fat 15.3 g, Fiber 2.5 g – 5.4 POINTS)
4 oz unsweetened chocolate
Basically as with base, but melt
1 c milk
chocolate first and then combine
2 large eggs
ingredients with care to avoid the
1 c sugar
chocolate seizing.
1 c heavy/whipping cream
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 pinch salt
Source: Ben & Jerry (p 44)
Ice Cream, Variations
Oreo – add 1 cup chopped oreos
Reese’s Peanut Butter cup – add 1 cup
chopped Reese’s to Ben’s Chocolate
Calculate modified nutritional information
based on POINTS value of addin.
After Dinner Mint – Base + Mint
Extract (2 tsp), ~6oz chopped thin mints
Coffee – Base + 2 extra tablespoons
sugar, 3 tablespoons coffee (2 added at
start, last added close to end of freeze)
Kit Kat – 4 full bars chopped
Source: Ben & Jerry (Various)
Sorbet, Raspberry
Serves: 8 (Calories: 174.8, Fat: 0.5 g, Fiber 5 g – 2.5 POINTS†)
1 c sugar
Combine sugar and water over low heat
1/2 c water
until sugar dissolves and syrup is clear.
1 q fresh raspberries (approx 1 lb)
Remove from heat and cool to room
Juice of 1/2 lime (or lemon)
Champagne – Increase sugar by 1/4 cup,
add 1 c Champagne before freezing
Cordial – Add 1/2 c raspberry liqueur
before freezing
Margarita – Add 1/4 c tequila, 1/4 c
orange liquer to blender + extra 1/4 c
lime juice
Blend raspberries with cool syrup and
lime juice). Blend until smooth, approx
1min. For smoother sorbet, strain to
remove seeds. Otherwise freeze
Source: Ultimate Ice Cream Book (p 178)
Sorbet, Chocolate #1 (Dark and Dense)
Serves: 6 (Calories: 161.8, Fat: 2 g, Fiber: 4.8 g – 2.4 POINTS†)
2 c water
Combine water and sugar over heat until
1 c sugar
sugar dissolves. Whisk in cocoa and
1 c unsweetened cocoa powder
simmer for 3 minutes, stirring
Strain and cool. Freeze.
Yield: 3 cups
Mint – Add 1/2 tsp min extract
Espresso – Add 1 tsp espresso
Source: Ultimate Ice Cream Book (p 151)
Ice Cream, Strawberry
Serves: 8 (BASE + Calories: 46.5, Fat: 0.1
1 p fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
1/3 cup sugar
Juice of 1/2 lemon
g, Fiber: 0.9 g – 0.8 POINTS)
Combine strawberries, sugar and lemon
juice in a mixing bowl. Cover and
refrigerate at least 1 hour.
Prepare the base. Mash the strawberries
to a puree and stir into base.
Source: Ben & Jerry’s (p 54)
Lemon Sorbet
Serves: 6 (Calories: 203 – 4 POINTS†)
1 1/2 c sugar
2 c water
1 large egg white
3/4 c fresh lemon juice (appox. 4
Vodka – Add 1/2 c lemon-vodka just
before freezing.
Raspberry-Lemon – Add 1 c fresh
raspberries to the syrup just before
beating it into egg whites
Combine sugar and water in a small
saucepan, bring to boil after sugar
dissolves. Let boil for 1 min. Remove
from heat.
Whisk egg white with whisk until foamy,
10 sec. Beat in hot syrup. Beat until
meringue cools slightly. Add lemon juice.
Cover and refrigerate until cold or
overnight. Will have foam on top, but will
incorporate when mixture freezes.
Yield: 3 cups
Source: Ultimate Ice Cream Book (p 167)
Ice Cream, Chocolate {Light flavor}
Serves: 8 (Calories: 194.1, Fat: 10.5 g, Fiber: 1.5 g – 4.5 POINTS†)
1 oz unsweetened chocolate
Melt chocolate over a double boiler.
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
Whisk the cocoa until smooth. Whisk in
1 1/2 c milk
milk until completely blended.
2 lg eggs
3/4 cup sugar
Then, whisk eggs and sugar until
1 c heavy/whipping cream
blended, add the cream and vanilla,
1 tsp vanilla extract
blend. Combine with hot chocolate
mixture, bring to 160 F.
(This is less rich than the other
chocolates and makes a better
Allow to cool and then freeze.
background for other flavors, esp. subtle
Source: Ben & Jerry’s (p 46, modified to be egg safe)