Gelato alla fragola (Strawberry gelato)

  • 340g fresh strawberries (hull removed)
  • 165g sugar
  • 450ml whole milk
  • 100ml double cream
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • Special equipment: ice cream maker
1) In a blender combine the strawberries, sugar and whole milk and puree until smooth.

2) Add in the double cream and mix just enough to combine (you do not want to whip the cream). Add in the lemon juice.

3) Refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Refrigerating overnight is best because it will allow the flavour to intensify.

4) Transfer the mixture into an ice cream machine and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions. Serve at once with fresh cut strawberries, if desired, or freeze for up to one month.

5) You can substitute the following fruits using the above recipe: Bananas, peaches, Pears, raspberries, blackberries, apricots, Granny Smith apples and blueberries.

This recipe was provided by professional chefs and has been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore we cannot make any representation as to the results.

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