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Thursday, July 14, 2011

{Git In Mah Belly} Blackberry Ice Cream

One of my favorite parts of Summer is the abundant fruit available at the grocery. Every week, I fill my cart with blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, peaches....okay, pretty much all of it! The downside of Summer (in Texas anyway), is the abusive heat! What better way to combat that than by cooling off with a sweet treat!

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My Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker gets a serious workout when the temperature outside spikes (proof here, here and here). It's so freaking easy, and although my recipes aren't low-fat, they are made with pure ingredients. It's nice to take a break from preservatives every now and then.



blackberry ice cream
(print picture for recipe card)

This recipe makes about 7 cups, so 2-3 servings? I kid. Not Really. We usually eat it right away, when it's still soft and creamy.

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Once frozen completely, it makes a great dessert for a Summer dinner party, fancied-up by serving in a wine glass. This method also allows me to stretch the number of servings by not looking like I'm scrimping on the portion size!


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Regardless, we're all scrapping the bottom of the glass for more! I think I'll try this recipe with strawberries next. Or, maybe blueberries. No, I think mixed berry! What is your favorite Summertime sweet treat?


*** I'm not affiliated with Cuisinart, nor do they pay me to gush over their Magic Ice Cream Machine. They should. Call me, Cuisinart!

26 comments:

  1. Get in my belly is right! I am dying for an ice cream maker. First on my list to make is this salted caramel ice cream Ina made last week on her show. Blackberry looks delish.

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  2. OMG I want this right now! What a perfect lovely summer treat.

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  3. Yummmmm. :) I've been contemplating getting an ice cream maker-- think I'm there. Thanks for the eye candy, Cassie!

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  4. Is there anything you can't do?? Yum. Back from Sweden-happy to be home. Working internet...yeah!

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  5. Icecream in a wine glass? You so fannnncy! : ) Looks amazing!

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  6. Yum, yum, yum...and in a wine glass no less!!!

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  7. Mmmmmm I wish I had me some right now!! Thank you thank you! That recipe looks amazing, and I have an ice cream maker that's dying to be used that we received as a wedding gift! I think I'll break it out and try this (and maybe that salted caramel ice cream that Natalie mentioned above)!

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  8. Looks so yummy and the wine glass is so fancy.

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  9. SOOOOO Yummy. Why am I wanting ice cream at 8:00 am? I love the idea of serving it in the wine glass as well. Super cute.

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  10. Oh this sounds AMAZING!!! I might just run out and buy an ice cream machine JUST so I can make your recipe, YUM!

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  11. Mmm that looks so good for a warm summer day!

    Cute blog! Visiting via ...this & that... :)

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  12. The ice cream looks delicious! I love summer berries. My newest favorite summer treat is the almond, caramel Magnum bars. Yum!

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  13. Delish! I'm still dreaming about your peanut butter ice cream cookie recipe. I need to buy an ice cream maker stat!


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  14. What is this amazing machine that makes ice cream??? I am so out of the loop...we have an old skool ice cream maker, it gets the job done, but no necessarily the easiest thing in the world. This blackberry goodness looks *divine*...

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  15. Can you bring me some please? I don't think we are too far away from one another in DFW. I'm drooling!

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  16. The Cuisinart ice cream maker is foolproof and worth every penny. Shop around, though, and you can get two freezer tubs with it instead of one...highly necessary for making a large batch. Cassie, love that you're using this so much fo make such yummy, fun treats for the 4 sugarplums! Ali

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  17. Yum! My mom was obsessed w. getting an ice cream maker so we finally got her one for her birthday and she's head over heels. And I must admit, homemade ice cream is darn good!

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  18. Oh, your ice cream looks delicious! I could go for a scoop right now! My very first job was at an ice cream parlor and the ice cream was made right there on site. There was nothing better than ice cream still soft and creamy! Love yours served in a wine glass!

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  19. OMGoodness...that sounds super yummy!! And looks delicious.

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  20. OMG. I admire your restraint. I would want to just siphon that stuff directly from the ice cream maker into my mouth. Yum.

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  21. i could definitional go for this sweet treat right now!! i've been wanting an ice maker FOREVER!! i may have to look into that cuisinart!! :)

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  22. Yum! That looks so good! We would love for you to come share this at our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday" link party! http://sixsistersstuff.blogspot.com/2011/07/strut-your-stuff-saturday-week-2.html

    Love,
    The Sisters @ sixsistersstuff.blogspot.com

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  23. Looks sooo good, and today's nat'l ice cream day! Love that napkin too.

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  24. YUM, such a perfect Ice Cream recipe. I can't wait to try it.

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Your comments are like popcorn with milk duds, I just can't quit them. Thanks for taking the time to share your positive thoughts! xoxo, cass

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