Custard Apple Ice Cream is very easy & simple to make. Those who find it tedious to eat custard apple by itself as it contains many seeds may prefer the ice cream. Here is this tasty ice cream which is fresh & home made for you to enjoy .. J
225 gms. Sugar
35 gms. Corn Flour
500 ml. Milk
3 Eggs beaten (optional)
½ level tsp. salt.
2 large ripe & pulpy Custard Apples
250 ml. thick fresh Cream
¼ tsp. Vanilla Essence
Mix the sugar with the corn flour & the salt in a large saucepan.
Mix together milk & the beaten eggs & beat well, then stir them into the sugar mixture until well blended & smooth.
Place the pan over low heat & cook, stirring constantly, for about 30-45 mins. until the custard thickens & coats the back of the spoon.
Remove the saucepan from the heat.
Cover the surface of the custard with a damp greaseproof or waxed paper.
Let the saucepan cool, put it in the fridge to chill for about 2 hours.
Separate the custard apple seeds along with the flesh in a bowl.
Scoop out the flesh from the custard apples in another bowl.
Wear plastic gloves; take off the flesh, keep aside in a bowl & discard the seeds.
Reserve a few tbsps. of the seedless flesh to mix later.
Puree the scooped flesh alongwith the seedless flesh in a blender.
To this smooth mix add the prepared chilled custard with thick fresh cream, vanilla essence & blend it again for a few seconds.
Add the reserved seedless flesh; stir well, pour it in aluminium or plastic container & freeze the ice cream.
When a thick frozen outer rim is formed after about 30 mins. stir the ice cream well quickly & freeze again till serving time.
15 mins. before serving thaw it on the lower shelf of the fridge.
Scoop out the custard apple ice cream & serve in chilled cups or bowls.