One of the many best things about summer is the fact that eating ice cream in abundance is not frowned upon, but rather encouraged in some (most) cases!
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Try these FIVE tasty and fun Ice Cream Ideas for a refreshing summer treat:
• Ice Cream Cake
Making an ice cream cake is always a treat because it requires minimal effort and you can get as creative as you want with it.
Try this simple cake:
o Grind 2 cups of any biscuit and mix with butter and place in a cake tin or pan
o Make sure the biscuit mixture is evenly spread out in the tin then empty out a 2l carton of your favourite ice cream.
o Top with a topping of your choice like a different ice cream or fruit or chocolate.
o Put back in freezer to cool. Once it has set enjoy!
• Cool Drink Float
Make a cool drink float by scooping your favourite ice cream in a glass and topping it off with a fizzy or sparkling drink of your choice.
• Easy Homemade Fruit Ice Cream
You can make your own ice cream and you don’t even need an ice cream maker. All you need to do is freeze your favourite fruits, blend them in a food processor or blender then add 1 cup of milk
½ cup of powdered milk and ½ cup of cream ¼ cup of sugar and blend well till smooth.
Pour into containers and freeze.
• Fruit Bowls
Make an edible bowl by partially hollowing out a melon, papaya, apple or coconut and serve your ice cream in it.
• Decadent Cake Bowls
Make an memorable dessert by baking mini cake or biscuit bowls for your ice cream.
All you need to do is use a cake or biscuit ready mix and spoon the mixture in a muffin pan. Make a dent in the middle of the mixture the bake on oven. Remove hollowed “bowls” from pan and allow cooling. Serve ice cream in cooled bowls and decorate.
Make eating ice cream a lot more interesting by trying these yummy ideas this summer!