Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Mango Ice Cream & 7 Links Challenge

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I have been down with fever since last few days. So, here is a recipe which has been sitting in my drafts for quite some time. Mango ice cream ... made with a cooked custard mixture, mango puree and cream.

Mango Ice Cream

*  Makes : About 1 liter

Ingredients :
  • 500 ml. milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup dry milk powder
  • 2 tbsp. vanilla / mango custard powder
  • 1 cup mango puree, chilled
  • 200 ml. whipping cream, chilled
  • 1/4 tsp. mango essence
    Method :
    • Combine 400 ml. milk and sugar in a heavy saucepan. 
    • Place the saucepan over a medium heat and stir until the sugar dissolves.
    • In a small bowl, mix milk powder, custard powder & remaining milk.
    • Slowly add this mixture to the milk in the pan and cook, stirring constantly until the custard thickens slightly and coats the back of a wooden spoon.
    • Immediately transfer it into a clean bowl & leave to cool. 
    • Combine cooled custard, mango puree, cream and mango essence in a large bowl. Mix well.
    • Pour the mixture in an airtight plastic container, cover and place it in the freezer for about 30 - 40 minutes until the mixture is starting to set around edges of container.
    • Remove from the freezer and beat the mixture until smooth. Return to freezer for another 30 - 40 minutes.
    • Repeat this process for at least two more times.
    • Allow the mixture to freeze over night or until set. 
    • Scoop out the ice cream and serve immediately.
    Note :
    • Adjust the amount of sugar according to your taste, as mangoes come in many varieties, each varying in taste.

    The 7 links challenge :

    I've been tagged for the " 7 links challenge " by two very talented friends Schmetterling Words and Cooking-Varieties. Thank you so much, Schmetterling Words & Wan Maznah!

    1. The most beautiful post :  There are no good quality pictures on my blog. Most of the pics have been taken with a mobile phone & always taken in a hurry. But, I like this picture of Gajar Kheer / Carrot Kheer

    2. The most popular post :   Fried Doughnuts ( Cake Doughnuts ) ~ No yeast is my most popular post as it is the most viewed page, so far.

    3. The most controversial post :  I don't think that I have any controversial post.

    4. The most helpful post :  Kabuli Chanay ka Salan ( White Chickpeas Curry ) is the second most viewed recipe. Some readers commented that they've never tried the combination of chickpeas & lentil before. I hope this was helpful to others.

    5. The post that was surprisingly successful :  Mango Cake Balls. I never thought that this simple recipe would get such a great response. So far, it is the most commented recipe :)

    6. The post that did not get the attention it deserves :  Pineapple Cream Cake. I have made this cake several times, always a great hit. Unfortunately, it didn't get much attention.

    7. The post I am most proud of Tangerine Butterfly Cupcakes . Although, you'll find many ideas to make butterfly cupcakes. But, I haven't seen something like this.

    I'm tagging these fellow bloggers for this challenge :

    ! Khadija
    Divya's Recipes
    Kitchen Corner-Try It
    Mahi's Kitchen
    My Experiments With Food
    Srav's Culinary Concepts

    Linking the recipe to these :

    A Round Tuit  , Any One Can Cook , Cast Party Wednesday Link PartyCreative Bloggers' Party & Hop , Friday Favorites , Hookin Up with HoH , It’s a Keeper Thursday , It's a Party! , More The Merrier Monday , {nifty thrifty sunday}Savory Sunday , Savvy HomeMade Monday  , Simply Link{Party} , Strut Your Stuff SaturdaySundae Scoop , Sweet Indulgences Sunday , Sweet Tooth Friday , Sweets for a Saturday , Tasty Tuesday Party , The Sunday Showcase Party , These Chicks Cooked Link Party , Think Pink Sundays , Tuesday Confessional Link Party , Tuesday Time Out Link Up Party , Weekend Show Off Party , Full Plate Thursday  , SYS Blog Link Party , , fridays unfolded , Feature Yourself Friday , Freestyle Friday , Sundae Shake Up , Tuesday Talent Show , Stir, Stitch and Straighten , HAUTE STUFF Thursday! , Thrifty Thursday , CSH Thursday Link Party! , Delicately Constructed Friday! , Potpourri Party , Family FridayBlog Stalking Thursday

    Liking this to My Sweet Party - Summer Fruits , Dish Name Starts with M

    Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!


    1. Super delicious icecream,soo tempting..

    2. Hey Ambreen, a creamy delicious mango icecream. Looks yum yumm...

      A lovely collection of recipes. Really enjoyed going through the posts. :)

    3. Yummy icecream...nice to read the links

    4. My Super sweet Ambreen...Thanks a bunch for this sweet post & this favor! i am feeling good to be tagged here :)

    5. Beautiful.......feel like grabbing the bowl.

    6. ice cream looks yummy yum!!lovely colour..
      Butterfly cupcakes look real pretty ones...

    7. Ice cream looks simply delicious. So are other wonderful posts.

      Hamaree Rasoi

    8. yummy and delicious icecream.......

    9. Lovely collection dear,they all looks so yummy..
      the ice cream makes me drool..thanks for linking me dear,Hugs:)

    10. Mango icecream looks so delicious!
      Love all the recipes in your 7 links!

    11. Icecream looks yummy !! Nice coolection of recipes !!
      Thanks for linking to this game !!

      Ongoing Event - Festive Food

    12. enjoyed going thru all the fun recipes u have posted so far. the mango ice cream is superb. hope u get well soon.

    13. Nice icecream and all the dishes you have chosen for the challenge are fantastic!

      Thanks for linking me!

    14. What a delightful list of recipes! So nice of you! Thank you!

    15. hi ambreen, this is really cool...with the tag , now i can share your 5 favorite recipes.they all look so yummy.
      as for the mango ice cream, i strongly want to try this out- i have never made any before..the mangoes look simply delicious..
      very pretty pineapple cream cake and butterflies :) bookmarked with thanks

    16. Its not even 11 and I am already hungry! Lovely recipes :)

    17. That mango ice-cream looks gorgeous - and mangos are just coming into season here - so many trees laden with them! I'm going to pin this recipe and try it soon!

      Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
      Hope you have a great week!
      Jill @ Creating my way to Success

    18. Thx for stopping by my blog & the follow. This ice cream looks mouthwatering and I love how it doesn't use an ice cream maker! Can't wait for summer when I can try this! Now following you!

    19. Thank you so much everyone for your sweet comments :)

      Thank you Not Your Ordinary Agent & Jill, so sweet of you :)

      Thanks Asiya for the visit & for following, too :)

    20. beautiful pics, beautiful blog - God bless you with many more years of successful blogging - hugs, priya

    21. Thanks for your comment... ice cream looks delicious... glad to follow you as well..

    22. I think your pictures look great!! I loved reading the 7 comments. I think the pineapple cream cake looks marvelous and the lentil and chick pea post is something I would love. As for the butterfly cupcakes they are impressive and the mango balls sound delish. Have a wonderful and blessed evening my dear. Your friend, Catherine xo
      p.s. the mango ice cream sounds wonderful and refreshing.

    23. Thank you so much Priya! You're always so kind :)

      Thank you so much Amina :)

      Thank you so much Catherine for being so encouraging :)

    24. wow...perfect version of icecream with lipsmacking cliks..
      love your recap of posts dear..;)
      Tasty Appetite

    25. Delicious mango icecream with mouthwatering clicks and all the dishes u have chosen are fantastic.

    26. Oh my goodness! That ice-cream looks sooo good! Hope you get to feeling better soon!

    27. Hey Doll, Just wanted to let you know that I am featuring this recipe
      today at Frugalicious Me! Thanks for sharing!!! I can't make them!

    28. Mmm - your blog looks so delicious! I'll have to check out your recipes. I'm always looking for new things to make. Hope you feel better, by the way!

    29. Wow, now I'm hungry...haha. The mango ice cream especially has me drooling. Would you share here?


    30. Yummy! Looks and sounds delicious! What a beautiful color. Thanks for sharing on Sweet Indulgences Sunday.

    31. Thank you so much Jay, Hemalata, Audrey, Shannon, Amy & Kim for the visit. Very glad to hear positive comments from you all :)

      Oh, thank you so much Tasha for featuring my recipe. I’m so excited to hear that :)

    32. What a fun Challenge and all of your post look great! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great week end and come back soon!
      Miz Helen

    33. Not only does that ice cream look delicious, your photo is amazing with the blue bowl! Thank you so much for linking up and sharing!

    34. Thank you so much Terri for such nice comment :)

    35. thank you for including me lovely ice cream delicious posts :)

    36. Mango ice cream, what a treat! Thanks for the receipe. Your partifipation in Potpourri Friday is appreciated!

    37. Excited to be featuring your frozen treat! Check it out: http://www.dosmallthingswithlove.com/2013/07/35-homemade-frozen-treats.html. AND, come link up NECKLACE PENDANTS, which we will be featuring next week: http://www.dosmallthingswithlove.com/2013/07/happy-hour-friday-75.html

      1. Thank you so much Nancy, so sweet of you for the feature :)


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