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Easy Homemade Filipino Avocado Ice Cream

As a child, Edwin's mom told him, "If you want to eat, you should cook it yourself." And that's exactly what he's been doing ever since.

Avocado ice cream is surprisingly refreshing!

Avocado ice cream is surprisingly refreshing!

Avocado in Desserts?

Here in the United States, say "avocado" and most people will think of salads, guacamole, and sandwiches. But in other countries like the Philippines, avocadoes are used in many more ways, including in desserts. As a child in the Philippines, I would mix condensed milk with avocadoes for breakfast!

Avocado ice cream is a refreshing dessert that is you can find in the freezer section of Asian stores in America. But if you want to make homemade ice cream, which I always think tastes better, try my wife's recipe, below. It's refreshing and delicious.

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Cook Time

Prep timeReady inYields

20 min

20 min

6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 medium-sized ripe avocadoes
  • 1 (14-oz) can condensed milk
  • 1 (12-oz) can evaporated milk
  • 1 (7.6-oz) can table cream (see note below)

Instructions

  1. Cut open the avocadoes in half, lengthwise.
  2. Remove the pits and scoop out the avocado fruit. Discard the pits and skins.
  3. Place the avocadoes in a blender. Add the evaporated milk, condensed milk, and table cream. Blend the mixture for about 30 seconds until smooth.
  4. Pour the mixture into a Pyrex glass baking dish or bowl and freeze overnight.
  5. Before serving, allow it to thaw for about 1 hour to make it easier to scoop.

Variations

  • Instead of condensed milk, you can use sugar.
  • You can omit the table cream and just use the condensed milk and evaporated milk.
  • Mix in other fruits with the avocadoes if desired.
  • Instead of freezing, drink it as a smoothie after blending.

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