Jill's strawberry ice cream

    15 min

    Jill is one of WI’s food experts, she says “Basil has fantastic versatility and goes with so many foods. Living basil can make any dinner into a restaurant-worthy meal.”


    Sussex, England, UK
    18 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 450g strawberries washed, dried and hulled
    • Juice of orange
    • 175g caster sugar
    • 450ml whipping cream
    • A few sprigs of basil, from a living pot of basil

    Prep:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 

    1. Blitz 3/4 of the strawberries in a food processor strain the puree. Combine the puree with orange juice and sugar. Leave to stand for 2 hours for sugar to dissolve.
    2. Whip the cream until it holds soft peaks. Stir in the sweetened puree and whisk lightly. Chop remaining strawberries and add to mixture.
    3. Churn in ice cream machine until soft form ice cream or freeze for 2 to 3 hours stirring twice during this time.
    4. Serve immediately or store in freezer until required.
    5. To serve: Serve strawberry ice cream and strawberries, with fresh basil sprinkled over the top.

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