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Strawberry and balsamic vinegar ice cream

Strawberry Ice Cream with Balsamic Vinegar

A delicate strawberry ice cream cut with a rich, dark balsamic tang.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Servings 6 servings


  • 450 grams Fresh strawberries
  • 150 ml Whipping / Heavy cream 32 - 40% fat, chilled
  • 150 grams Granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp Balsamic vinegar


  • Wash, dry and remove the green stalks from the strawberries. Then blend them in a food processor with the sugar.
  • As the food processor is running, pour in the balsamic vinegar. Be careful not to add too much. The recipe calls for 1 Tbsp. You may want to add a little at a time and taste it though.
  • Once you have a smooth puree transfer the mixture to a bowl with a lid and refrigerate for 2 - 3 hours. During this time the sugar and the vinegar should intensify the flavor of the strawberries.
  • Combine the cream with the puree and pour the mixture into your ice cream maker
  • Churn until the mixture has the consistency of whipped cream. Then transfer it to a plastic freezer box and freeze for around 1 hour.
  • After an hour it should be soft enough to serve directly from the freezer but firm enough to melt slowly. If you've left it in the freezer for longer and it's too hard to serve, simply leave it out until it's softened.