How to Make Ube Ice Cream at Home

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

Ice creams are the best inventions in the history of Mankind. Everyone loves it. Age and gender don’t matter, what matters is the quality and flavor of the ice cream you like. I am not sure if I have seen anyone in my life who has said no to ice cream. Well, the choice is yours because after watching this recipe, I am sure you will crave this ice cream for sure. So what ice cream are we making today? Follow me and, let’s witness the making of this recipe.

The ice cream has its unique fan base and cant be compared with any other desserts. What makes this ice cream so popular among kids and even adults is its wide variety of flavors and the richness of the ingredients that make it. Today, we will make such an ice cream that is easy to make and delicious at the same time. And this ice cream is called Ube ice Cream. Many people also refer to it as Purple Ice Cream because of its unique purple colour.

You will be surprised to know that this Ice Cream is one of the oldest ice creams believed to be invented in the early 1920s. This Ube Ice Cream is also famous for the vivid lavender color that makes it look more beautiful and attractive. The soft and velvety taste of this ice cream makes it stand out from other ice creams. Try it and you will yourself feel the difference.

So, let’s start making this healthy and hygienic Ube ice cream at home with fresh ingredients and no added preservatives. As a father, I know how much kids love to eat this ice cream. Try it at home and surprise your kids with this delightful treat.

Ingredients for Ube Ice Cream

Powdered Ube2 tsp
Water1 cup
Whole Milk1 ½ cups
Heavy Cream3 cups
Ube Extract1 ½ tsp

The only thing that you will not like about this recipe is its timings. But this wait is worth it. The taste and color of this ice cream will force you to forget about the wait you did. Here are the complete time details in the table below.

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation TimeRefrigeration TimeTotal Time
15 minutes10 hours 10 hours 15 minutes

Seriously I can’t wait to have this purple ice cream. And I know you want to taste it too. So what are we waiting for? Let’s make this ice cream and slake our thirst for its taste. Follow these procedures for the best recipe of Ube Ice cream ever.

Ube Ice Cream Recipe

Ube Ice Cream
  1. You have to keep your ice cream maker in the freezer overnight before starting this recipe.
  2. Bring all the ingredients and in a small saucepan, add the powdered Ube and water. Mix them well.
  3. Keep this saucepan on low heat and cook it until it becomes thicker texture. Turn off the heat and allow it to cool fully before moving further in the recipe.
  4. Take a mixing bowl and add granulated sugar and milk to it. Whisk it until the sugar has dissolved fully.
  5. Also, mix the heavy cream and Ube extract.
  6. Mix this mixture with the rehydrated Ube and stir until it combines completely.
  7. Using a mixer, churn it well for about 2 minutes or follow the manufacturer’s directions to make a creamy ice cream texture.
  8. Look at the consistency of the ice cream and then freeze it accordingly. More freezing time means the ice cream will be stiffer.

The Ube Ice cream is ready. Now you can enjoy its creamy and sweet taste after waiting for it. Serve immediately once taken out of the refrigerator to avoid its melting.

Nutritional Breakdown of Ube Ice Cream

Nutritional breakdown is for your better knowledge of nutrients. We have done that to make it more convenient for all you guys. Check out the table below.

Sodium45 mg
Carbohydrates21 gm
Fiber0 gm
Sugars16 gm

How to Make Ube Ice Cream at Home | Video

I’ve added a video of the recipe for this purple ice cream. After watching this video, it’ll be easier for you to try this ice cream at your home.

Video by Big Bolder Baking

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