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DATE ICE CREAM

DATE ICE CREAM

In the Bible, when referring to the ‘Land of Milk and Honey’ it is most likely that the reference to honey is that of dates. Date honey – called ‘sillan’ in Hebrew – is wonderful drizzled over yogurt. In this recipe, we have used dates combined with biscuit spread to create a caramel-like swirl in vanilla ice cream. The results are delicious and bring to mind a ‘Land of Milk and Honey’.

  • 90 ml milk (or non-dairy alternative)
  • 60 g soft pitted dates
  • 90 g biscuit spread
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream (or non-dairy alternative), softened

Place all ingredients other than ice cream in a blender or food processer and blend into a smooth consistency. Transfer the softened ice cream to a freezer-safe container. Using a spoon, place dollops of the date mixture over the ice cream base in the container. Using a skewer or sharp knife, gently swirl the two mixtures together. Cover the container and place in the freezer to set for at least 4-5 hours or overnight.