The weather is warming and my thoughts have turned towards ice cream. There’s something extra satisfying about whipping up your own frosty treats, but not everyone has an ice cream machine. Let’s run through a few of our favorite frozen desserts that you can make without any special equipment.
One thing about American condensed milk is that it tends to taste of weird plastic – I think from the heat of pre-canning. Latin American condensed milk didn’t use to taste this way but with manufacturing changes it just might, I no longer know what’s what. But I think that Vietnamese condensed milk, if you can get it (Amazon carries it), is the one that still tastes great and not plasticky at all.
Semifreddo. There are a billion recipes out there but the easiest is 1 pint heavy cream whipped to sitff peaks. Fold in 1 jar of lemon curd a bit at a time.. Pour into a saran wrap lined loaf pan. Cover tightly with more saran and freeze.To serve: remove from pan, slice and nom-nom-nom.