Apricot and Custard Ice-cream: A calcium rich elegant finale to any meal. . . . . Which is enjoyed by people of all ages.

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Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups (500 ml.) milk
1 tbsp vanilla flavoured custard powder
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup fresh cream
1 cup dried apricots (kummani / jardalu), soaked for 4 to 6 hours

Method To Make Apricot and Custard Ice-cream

  1. Deseed the apricots and bring them to a boil. Cool completely, drain and keep aside.
  2. Dissolve the custard powder in ½ cup of cold milk and keep aside.
  3. In a non-stick pan, combine the milk and sugar and bring it to a boil.
  4. Add the custard powder mixture and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes till the custard is
  5. Thick. Strain the mixture if it appears lumpy.
  6. Cool completely, add the cream and apricots and mix well.
  7. Pour into a shallow container and freeze till it is almost set.
  8. Divide it into 2 batches and churn each batch separately in a blender till the ice-crystals break down.
  9. Transfer into a shallow container. Cover and freeze till firm.
  10. Apricot and Custard Ice-cream is ready.

Tips

  1. If you do not have vanilla flavoured custard powder handy.
  2. Substitute it with 1 tbsp of cornflour, ½ tsp of vanilla essence and a few drops of yellow food colour.

Nutrition Value

Value per serving % Daily Values
Energy 242 cal 12%
Protein 4.2 g 8%
Carbohydrates 28 g 9%
Fiber 0.6 g 2%
Fat 10.7 g 16%
Cholesterol 13.3 mg 3%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A 246.4 mcg 5%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 0.1 mg 10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1 mg 9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.5 mg 4%
Vitamin C 1.3 mg 3%
Vitamin E 0.7 mg 5%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9) 7.1 mcg 4%
MINERALS
Calcium 206.5 mg 34%
Iron 1 mg 5%
Magnesium 21.6 mg 6%
Phosphorus 120.9 mg 20%
Sodium 23.4 mg 1%
Potassium 300.4 mg 6%
Zinc 0.1 mg 1%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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