Monday, September 17, 2012

Mango Ice Cream

Today is Reveal Day for Secret Recipe Club. This month I was assigned to Simply.Food. Nayna's blog is vegetarian and there are a lot of great recipes to choose from - because I can't quite give up on summer (especially since it was still in the 80s this weekend!) I chose Mango Ice Cream. I love mangoes - and I had a bag of frozen mango chunks in the freezer so this was the perfect recipe to use them in.

This is a very easy recipe to make, and very tasty to eat! I think it would be especially good as a closing course for a Thai or Indian meal. Next time I make this, I may also substitute coconut milk for the half and half. Coconut and mango - yum! I used my ice cream maker for this, but there are directions in the original recipe for making this ice cream without an ice cream maker.

Start by combining the sweetened condensed milk, mango chunks (thaw them if they're frozen)

and half and half

in a blender or food processor. Puree until smooth. Then add to the ice cream maker,

and churn according to your maker's directions, likely about 15 minutes. Transfer the ice cream to a freezer safe container, and freeze for another 4 hours or so until it's your desired consistency.


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Mango Ice Cream

4 cups mango chunks (fresh or frozen, thaw if frozen)
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1 1/2 cups half and half

In a blender or food processor, combine mango, milk and half and half. Puree until smooth. Pour into the canister of an ice cream maker and churn until the ice cream is soft serve consistency. Transfer to a freezer safe container and allow to ripen in the freezer for at least 4 hours. Makes 1 quart.


  1. I've never thought about Mango being an ice cream flavor! Anywho, I had your blog this month and made your apple pie muffins-- my family LOVED them! Thanks for a great recipe! Cara

  2. Mango ice cream is so refreshing! Great choice for SRC. I haven't made ice cream this summer....I need to get with it and this would be perfect.

  3. Yummy! I love mangoes and I'm definitely going to try this recipe. Great SRC pick! :)

  4. Thankyou for cooking from so pleased you liked the icecream.

  5. I love mango and I love ice cream - I am pretty sure I would love this!

  6. Such an easy recipe to get ice cream in a jiffy! Great pick!

  7. I'm a huge mango lover and always say I love them too much to make anything with them--I'm a mango purist. Well, I have to say I'd make an exception for this ice cream.

  8. I love mango ice cream and thid look really delicious!

  9. I can never say no to homemade ice cream! Looks delicious! Great choice!

  10. Yum! For some reason I always shy away from making homemade ice cream. I need to just get on that already! I love that this can be adapted for really any fruit, too!


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