Selfmade rum raisin ice cream has actual rum flavour you simply can’t purchase! This recipe makes use of a tried-and-proven methodology utilizing whipped cream and condensed milk, no ice cream maker required. Really easy it’s going to blow your thoughts!
Welcome again to the ultimate instalment of Jamaican week! To recap, we began off with Jerk Fish, adopted by two fabulous Jamaican sides – coconut rice and peas (beans, truly!) and Jamaican Slaw (adore!). And right here right now with dessert – rum raisin ice cream, the EASY means!!
Value making: rum raisin ice cream
Lately you may truly get fairly good high quality ice cream on the grocery retailer, although you do pay by the nostril for it. However there are particular ice cream flavours that simply don’t translate nicely when produced on a mass scale. Actual fruit flavours, for one (like strawberry and mango).
And actual rum flavour. Partially, I assume, due to rules prohibiting the sale of actual booze-laden meals in common grocery shops.
So for those who’ve solely ever had retailer purchased rum raisin ice cream, the flavour on this selfmade one goes to knock your socks off. I particularly love the little chewy pops of rum soaked raisins!
In regards to the no-churn ice cream methodology
This ice cream recipe makes use of a miracle no-ice-cream-maker methodology that’s been round for many years! It makes use of fluffy whipped cream which replicates the impact of incorporating air into conventional ice cream by churning in an ice cream maker. In the meantime, the condensed milk provides sweetness in addition to stopping the combination from freezing right into a block of ice.
What’s the distinction to utilizing an ice cream maker? The melted ice cream is a bit richer (creamier) as a result of no-churn ice cream is made utilizing cream as the bottom whereas conventional ice cream is made with milk and egg. Hardly a “destructive”! You may see the drips on the ice cream on the high of the submit are thicker than conventional ice cream.
Elements in rum raisin ice cream
Right here’s what it is advisable make this unbelievable rum raisin ice cream:
Cream – Simply unusual whipping cream. I take advantage of thickened cream (heavy cream) however any whipping cream works advantageous. (Low fats cream isn’t an possibility right here, recipe received’t work).
The aeration within the whipped cream replicates the impact of churning with an ice cream maker which known as for with conventional ice cream recipes.
Condensed milk – Sweetened milk offered in cans which has a syrupy consistency. Discover it within the long-life milk aisle. This provides sweetness into the ice cream and prevents the combination from freezing right into a block of ice, maintaining the combination scoop in a position like actual ice cream!
Rum – Use a golden or darkish (brown) rum, for color and flavour. Not a transparent/white rum like Bacardi. I take advantage of Appleton Property (pictured above) which is an efficient Jamaican made rum model obtainable right here in Australia. However any rum will work right here, even a cost-effective one (we’re not doing pictures right here, it’s combined with different flavours, so it’s okay!).
Raisins – Did the recipe identify give it away? 😂 Sultanas make a advantageous substitute. Different dried fruit, like cranberries, cherries, even chopped dates, will work advantageous too as a substitute.
Allspice – For a touch of additional flavour. I attempted it with and with out (I do know, my job, it’s so exhausting….) and only a little bit of spicing makes it even higher! However, it’s optionally available.
Vanilla – For flavour.
How you can make rum raisin ice cream
Soak raisins – Soaking raisins in rum is vital not just for nice rum flavour but in addition as a result of the rum stops the raisins from freezing into mini ice cubes.
Give the raisins a tough chop. This helps them take up the rum extra simply. Break them up together with your fingers (they’re usually packed collectively tightly within the luggage) then soak in sizzling rum for half-hour.
The raisins ought to take up a lot of the rum. If there’s any residual liquid, pour it off. You need to restrict the overall liquid rum within the ice cream combination to 1/4 cup (60 ml) whole. Any greater than this and the ice cream received’t set sufficient as a result of rum doesn’t freeze because of the excessive alcohol content material. Sure, I did trial and error to determine the utmost quantity of rum I may get into the ice cream!!
Condensed milk & flavours – Beat collectively the condensed milk, vanilla and allspice powder, simply to mix. You don’t really want a beater for this step, I simply do as a result of I’ve obtained the beater out anyway. Simply give it a fast wipe earlier than whipping the cream.
Stir in raisins – Add the rum soaked raisins and stir to combine by.
Whip cream till it’s nicely whipped. It would take about 2 1/2 to three minutes with a handheld beater, or 1 to 1 1/2 minutes on excessive with a stand mixer. We’re not searching for elegant softly whipped cream right here. We wish good aeration! (However not butter, which is what you’ll find yourself with at concerning the 8 minute mark, so cease earlier than then! 😂)
Lighten condensed milk – Add a giant scoop of whipped cream into the condensed milk combination then fold by with a rubber spatula or huge scooping spoon. The aim of this step is to loosen up the condensed milk combination earlier than mixing all of it into the cream to take care of as a lot aeration within the cream as we are able to. Extra aeration = creamier ice cream!
Simply gently combine the cream by till it’s principally included. Some lumps is ok.
Combine with cream – Pour the condensed milk combination into the cream them fold to mix till it’s cream-lump-free.
Be mild right here, don’t combine vigorously, as we need to protect as a lot of the aeration within the cream as we are able to. To assist take away cream lumps, “smear” seen cream bits throughout the floor or towards the facet of the bowl quite than vigorously stirring.
Pour the combination right into a glass or ceramic container that’s not less than 1.5 litres / 1.5 quarts. I take advantage of a 1.75 litre / 1.75 quart glass loaf pan (28 x 15 x 7.5cm / 11 x 6 x 3″).
Easy the floor, pop a lid on or cowl with cling wrap.
Freeze for 12 hours. Then scoop and serve like regular ice cream!
You may mainly scoop it straight out of the freezer, you don’t want to go away it out even for a minute earlier than scooping. That is the rum at work – alcohol doesn’t freeze strong. So, as famous above, truly my greatest “problem” on this recipe was determining how I can max out rum flavour with out the ice cream ending up like a slushy! (The reply is mirrored within the recipe 😂)
Serve in cones or in bowls, as many or as little scoops as you want.
The ice cream will hold within the freezer for months, identical to “actual” ice cream. It does freeze somewhat firmer from day 3 and past, it solely requires a couple of minutes on the counter earlier than scooping.
Lastly, only a notice on the booziness of this ice cream! Regardless that the quantity of rum per serving isn’t that a lot (3/4 cup in whole), let’s hold this one away from children and pooches. Ordinarily my recipes that use alcohol will cook dinner the alcohol out so it’s negligible within the completed dish. However in rum raisin ice cream, it isn’t. And that’s simply how we grown ups adore it! – Nagi x
Watch methods to make it
Rum raisin ice cream (straightforward, no ice cream maker!)
Prep: 10 minutes
Raisin soaking + ice cream freezing: 12 hrs 30 minutes
Servings6 – 8 individuals
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Rum soaked raisins (Be aware 1):
Rum soaked raisins:
Chop – Roughly chop the raisins (about in half) and break them up together with your fingers so they aren’t caught collectively.
Soak – Warmth the rum in a small saucepan on medium excessive, simply till sizzling. Add raisins, unfold to submerge as greatest you may. Then go away to soak for half-hour.
Pour off extra – The raisins ought to take up a lot of the rum. If not, see Be aware 4.
Condensed milk & flavourings – Place the condensed milk, rum, vanilla and all-spice in a bowl. Briefly beat simply to mix with a handheld beater (or combine by hand), then stir within the rum soaked raisins.
Whipped cream – Place the cream in a separate massive bowl and beat on excessive with an electrical beater for two 1/2 to three minutes till nicely whipped (stand mixer 1 – 1 1/2 minutes). We’re not searching for “delicate whipped” right here, we wish stiff peaks and good aeration!
Fold collectively – Fold about 1 cup whipped cream into the condensed milk combination. As soon as principally included (some lumps is ok), pour the condensed milk combination into the cream and gently proceed folding till easy (minimise folding as much less aeration = denser ice cream). To assist take away lumps, “smear” seen cream bits throughout the floor or towards the facet of the bowl quite than vigorously stirring.
Freeze 12 hours – Unfold in a 1.5 litre / 1.5 quart container (Be aware 6). Cowl with lid or cling wrap. Freeze not less than 12 hours.
Serve! To scoop, you may solely want to go away it out for a minute or two, like actual ice cream! Then scoop and serve in bowls or in cones. I topped mine with chopped rum raisin chocolate, as a result of, why not? 🙂
Sultanas will be substituted, cranberries, cherries, or different dried fruit. Chopping helps the raisins take up extra rum.
2. Rum – Use a golden or darkish (brown) rum, for color and flavour. Not a transparent/white rum like Bacardi. I take advantage of Appleton Property (pictured in submit) which is an efficient Jamaican made rum model obtainable right here in Australia.
3. Condensed milk – Sweetened milk offered in cans, syrupy consistency. Discover it within the long-life milk aisle.
4. Rum amount – The ice cream can solely take 1/4 cup rum within the ice cream combination itself. Past this, it doesn’t set firmly sufficient as a result of rum doesn’t freeze. (I attempted. As a result of I really like the rum flavour!) So you probably have any extra rum not absorbed by the raisins, pour it off and embody that within the 1/4 cup rum you measure out to combine into the ice cream combination.
5. Storage – This may hold for months, like unusual ice cream!
6. Diet per serving, assuming 8 servings.
Energy: 495cal (25%)Carbohydrates: 50g (17%)Protein: 6g (12%)Fats: 26g (40%)Saturated Fats: 16g (100%)Polyunsaturated Fats: 1gMonounsaturated Fats: 7gLdl cholesterol: 84mg (28%)Sodium: 87mg (4%)Potassium: 465mg (13%)Fiber: 2g (8%)Sugar: 29g (32%)Vitamin A: 1006IU (20%)Vitamin C: 3mg (4%)Calcium: 187mg (19%)Iron: 1mg (6%)
Extra no-churn ice cream to attempt!
Lifetime of Dozer
Undoubtedly no rum and raisin ice cream for Dozer! No booze, no dried fruit. However he fortunately settled for a plain ice cream cone!