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I'm not sure what you're finished ice cream product looks like, so this answer is based on conjecture, but I do have a few recommendations. I think the main issue here is that the recipe calls for too much sugar. If I were you I would reduce the sugar to about 3/4 cup. Large amounts of sugar drastically lower the freezing point by interfering with ...


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tl;dr Either way is fine. When making ice cream- your quest is to bind up water. Water crystallizes and makes ice cream icy instead of creamy. There are a lot of ways to keep water from freezing in ice cream from reducing the volume of water in the mix, to using natural antifreezes, to binding the water up with gums or starches. Sugar loves water. The ...


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I was looking online and someone made oat milk without doing any cooking. So I did something like that 1 cup oats (ground to flour). This is probably too much especially since I also used coconut flour (mainly for flavor). It isn't "right" yet, but I think with the right ratios I might be able to do this w/o any cooking. Probably I need to use a blender ...


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It's a flavor. It's on the subtle side, particularly in the quantities it's often used in, and maybe if you've eaten a ton of vanilla ice cream you don't notice it anymore. (Or maybe you just haven't had very good vanilla ice cream.) The flavor is either from the vanilla bean if it's fancy vanilla ice cream, or more likely from artificially produced ...


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Ciao Bella has an excellent 'coconut sorbet', that had the creamy quality of ice cream, without any actual dairy. They released a cookbook a few years ago, and although I don't have it, I did browse through it in a store ... I don't remember the whole recipe, but I recall there being actual coconut meat in it, not just coconut milk. I don't remember there ...


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I am fairly sure this will work. What matters in ice cream is not so much the emulsion, as the ratio of solids to water. Once everything is dispersed finely enough (and in a roux, it is), it should work well. There are ice creams which use starch too, for example gelato. You'll have to boil your sauce though, a simple slurry is likely to have an unpleasant ...


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If you're going for low-fat but still creamy then tapioca starch works very well. I use it for sorbet, so it should work fine with milk substitutes as well. Use about 1 tablespoon of starch per quart of liquid. Add another two teaspoons if you have no fat whatsoever. Make a slurry, cook to a low boil until thickened, etc. etc.


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I can't comment yet...but if I could, I might suggest using or swapping a portion of your sugar for liquid invert sugar, instead of caster or white granulated, in conjunction with the afore mentioned artificial flavorings, and possibly some more milk protien like sodium caseinate. Invert sugar is often used in candies that must maintain a soft creamy liquid ...


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I'm thinking about trying this method so it's not tried and true. However, I have an injector that I use for putting Cajun spices into a fried turkey. I'm thinking about loading up the injector with something like a hot fudge sauce and randomly putting swirls into the semi-soft ice cream, right after it has finished churning. The idea is similar to the ...



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