Vanilla Hibiscus Ice cream

By shanobiju  

March 27, 2019


2 tbsp Hibiscus powder

15 tbsp Water

5 tbsp Granulated sugar

2 tsp Corn flour

For the custard

1 cup Full fat milk

1 cup Fresh cream

1 cup Granulated sugar

1 1/2 tbsp Corn flour

1/2 tsp Salt

2 tsp Vanilla essence

1 cup Dairy based whipping cream


1I’m using edible hibiscus powder.You can buy it online.

2In a saucepan mix the hibiscus powder and water well. Add granulated sugar. .Cook it on low flame for 10 15 mins. Keep stirring. Let it reduce . Now mix corn flour in 2 tsp of water and add this to the hibiscus mixture. Let it thicken. Add a drop of edible pink colour. Turn off the heat.

3Pass the liquid through a thin muslin cloth.

4Strain the liquid.

5Refrigerate it for 30 minutes.

For the custard

1Take a medium sized heavy bottom saucepan and add milk , cream, salt and sugar .

2Cook for 10 minutes on low flame.Keep stirring.

3Mix the corn flour with 2 tbsp of water/ milk and add this to the custard.

4Keep stirring.Let it thicken.

5Turn off the heat. Add vanilla essence.

6Place the saucepan into a bowl of ice cold water immediately. Let the custard cool.

7Pass the custard through a fine strainer. Refrigerate it for 30 minutes.

8Whip the dairy based heavy whipping cream until still.

9Take the custard out of the refrigerator and beat it for 1-2 minutes using a electric mixer.

10Now mix the custard and the heavy whipping cream well using a hand mixer.

11Now, divide this mixture into two parts.

12To one part add the chilled hibiscus mixture.

13Gently mix with a spatula.

15Spoon in both the flavours alternately.

18Cover the container with parchment sheet and cling wrap it tightly.

19Freeze it for 8-10hours.


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