15 June 2009

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

What better way to kick off the summer than with fresh homemade strawberry ice cream?!

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream
1 tbsp cornstarch
1/2 cup half and half
2 pints strawberries, hulled
1/2 cup raw sugar
1 cup half and half

Combine cornstarch and 1/2 cup half and half in a saucepan, cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened.
Puree strawberries and sugar in a blender, add cornstarch mixture and remaining half and half, blend until smooth.
Pour mixture through a strainer to remove seeds and freeze according to ice cream maker manufacturer's directions.