Cherry ice cream with chili

Cherry ice cream with a fine chilli note and decorated with white chocolate shavings. The chili is here only for decoration, unless of course someone can tolerate so much spice.
Cherry ice cream with a fine chilli note and decorated with white chocolate shavings. The chili is here only for decoration, unless of course someone can tolerate so much spice. 😉

A simple cherry ice cream recipe when it times especially fast to go. You only need Glass of sour cherries and you're ready to go. The rest of the ingredients you certainly have at home.

Anyone who wants to add a cherry ice cream special flavor and make an impression on his guests, gives Chili with this. But don't worry, the sharpness is still pleasant even for sensitive people like me.

For children you can use the Chili also simply omit and the ice cream very good in Handle ice forms (Popsicle shapes)* fill. So a All-round recipe for all occasions.

Ingredients cherry ice cream

3 portions

  • 350 g Sour cherries* (pitted, from the jar, drained weight)
  • 300 g collected water (from drained cherries)
  • 90 g sugar or cane sugar*
  • 1 small red chilli (optional)
  • 1 pinch of salt

Preparation

  • Drain the cherries in a sieve and collect the cherry brandy in a pot.
  • Optional: Cut chili in half lengthwise once, remove seeds and cut into rings.
  • Add the sugar and chili (optional) to the kirsch in the pot and bring to a bubbling boil for 2 minutes.
The cherry brandy is boiled up with sugar and chillies.
The cherry brandy is boiled up with sugar and chillies.
  • Blend the cherries with the cherry syrup in a blender or hand blender. The chillies should not be mixed with the cherry syrup unless you like it particularly hot.

The ice cream machine prepare and pre-cool for a few minutes depending on the model. Switch on the stirrer and add the ice cream mass (duration approx. 30 minutes).

Alternatively in Freezer Allow to freeze and mix well every 30 minutes with a hand mixer (total duration 3-4 hours).

Cherry ice cream in the ice cream machine shortly before completion.
Cherry ice cream in the ice cream machine shortly before completion.

If the cherry ice cream longer in the freezer was stored, only for about 20 minutes in the defrost the refrigerator before you eat it.

Tips for making cherry ice cream

  • The cherry ice cream is very good with chocolate combine. And that in all possible variations. Be it with Chocolate shavings in or on the ice or in combination with Chocolate ice cream. Do you want crunchy chocolate chips, then the Chocolate (70%)* Melt about 20 minutes before the end of freezing and cool to lukewarm. Just before completion, drip into the running ice cream machine. When making in the freezer, layer the liquid chocolate with the finished ice cream.
  • Should you really Chili fans then you'll be able to Chili naturally also with the cherries together mix. Personally, that would be way too spicy for me. But there are different tastes.
  • If you want to make the cherry ice cream differently spicy for the individual foodies, you can use the cooked Chili's in a pan until the water has evaporated and they lightly caramelised and reach to the ice for individual sharpening.
  • I have for the decoration from a nice white paper (e.g. chocolates inside packaging are suitable here well) small boxes folded (one base and one lid per portion) and filled with the ice cream. After this Instructions the boxes are really easy to fold.
Cherry ice cream arranged in an origami box folded from paper and sprinkled with white chocolate shavings.
Cherry ice cream arranged in an origami box folded from paper and sprinkled with white chocolate shavings.

The cherry ice cream goes very well with various Milk ice cream varieties such as Poppy seed ice cream, Milk cream ice cream or Quark ice cream.

For the Popsicle-Forms you can combine the cherry ice cream well with Frozen yoghurt or with Pineapple ice cream.


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