School holiday fun idea #1… Make amazing ice cream! Check out recipe

Try this recipe:

Natural Strawberry Ice Cream

2 cups of Full cream or Organic thick cream

1 cup of Full milk or Organic milk

1 cup of Strawberries

To taste Organic agave (sweetner) – available at most supermarkets

To taste Vanilla extract

2 Egg yolks (optional)

Put cream and milk in mixing bowl, whisk in the agave and vanilla until blended. Put contents into food processor with strawberries – add yolks if you wish. Place in ice cream container and put in freezer and leave over night.

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