Fresh Mint Ice Cream

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Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

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You need a blender for this recipe. Mint has a most refreshing flavour and makes a delicious ice cream. The mixture tends to be rather pale, but one drop of green food colouring added to the mixture brings up the colour nicely.


  • 100 g/4 oz castor sugar
  • 1.5 dl/½


Place the sugar and water in a saucepan. Stir over low heat until the sugar has dissolved, then bring up to the boil. Wash the mint leaves and squeeze dry. Place in a blender. Pour in the hot syrup, cover and blend for a few minutes until the mint is very finely chopped. Leave the mixture until quite cold, then strain into a mixing basin.

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