Creamy Açaí Ice Cream

Something Extra
Summer 2014

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Creamy Açaí Ice Cream

Creamy Açaí Ice Cream
3 cups Zola Acai Juice with Pomegranate or Blueberry (in our Produce Dept.)
1 cup sugar
2 cups half & half
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Prep: 5 minutes, Cook: 45 minutes, Chill: at least 1 hour
Freeze: several hours, Serves: 8

1. Bring juice to a simmer in a large saucepan. Reduce heat and simmer over low heat for 45 minutes or until reduced to 3/4 cup, stirring or tipping pan occasionally. (Reduce heat even lower as mixture gets close to 3/4 cup to avoid scorching.) Add sugar, stirring until dissolved; let cool. Stir in half & half, cream and vanilla; cover and refrigerate until very cold.

2. Transfer to the bowl of an ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer’s instructions. Remove paddle and freeze until ready to serve. 

Nutritional Information:
274 calories, 2 g protein, 13 g total fat (8 g sat.), 38 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 33 g sugar, 43 mg cholesterol, 40 mg sodium, 8 points


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