Low carb blueberry ice cream
Icy cool. Unbelievably creamy. Amazingly fresh, and low carb. Blueberry, yes, but notes of lemon and cardamon add a sophisticated edge. And the mascarpone cheese adds complexity. In a word, SAVOR.
- 1 cup 240 ml heavy whipping cream
- 3 3 egg yolkegg yolks
- 1 tbsp 1 tbsp erythritol (optional)
- ½ tsp ½ tsp vanilla extract
- ½ tsp ½ tsp ground cardamom (green)
- ½ ½ lemon, the zestlemons, the zest
- 8 oz. (1 cup) 230 g (240 ml) mascarpone cheese
- 6 oz. 170 g frozen blueberries or frozen blackberries
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Making low carb simple
- Remove the blueberries from the freezer. Whip the cream until soft peaks form and set aside.
- In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks, optional sweetener, vanilla, cardamom and lemon zest until pale and fluffy. Mix in the mascarpone cheese and then fold in the whipped cream.
- Fold the half-thawed blueberries into the mixture. Pour the mixture into a container with a lid and place in the freezer.
- Stir the ice cream every fifteen minutes until it firms up. This takes about 1-1.5 hours.
Try raspberries instead of blueberries for even fewer carbs, about 3.5 g per portion. You can substitute cream cheese or ricotta for the mascarpone for a slightly different flavor profile.
When it states 6 oz of Blueberries or Raspberries "if preferred", and they are part frozen, is 6oz approx 1 cup???? as a guide, as it will have syrup when they part thaw out?
I shall be using the raspberries.
Look forward to help guidance.
Swedish recipe is a bit easier and it's more like cold yummy vanilla custard sauce.
Just leave blueberries a side, don't do anything with them, and when the
freezed whipped cream mixture is done just pour it over blueberries and raspberries, like vanillacustard sauce.
It can be a little hard, like ice cream when you take it out of freezer but in a few minutes it will melt a bit and taste divine.
If you eat strict LCHF or Keto and want some weight-loss then one important "rule" is... only eat when hungry ... fat normally makes you feel full ... so most people don't have to worry about how much fat they are eating. I would say that the problem often can be the opposite, people tend to eat to little fat and therefore feel hungry soon after their meal.
Your comment was made below a recipe for desserts. ;-) If you wan't weight-loss then I would say avoid desserts at least on daily basis.
Diet Doctor, keep these mascarpone recipes coming. Lotsa vitamin K2 in mascarpone makes it super healthy. :)