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Ice cream makers...debating on buying one
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cindigal posted:
I love ice cream or frozen yogurt in the summer better than other desserts. I usually opt for the low carb kind but it's very costly these days. I perused the internet for look for recipes that do NOT need heavy cream or eggs. Even frozen yogurt recipes and there's myriad of recipes, which to someone like me, it's daunting. I am asking if anyone out there has a ice cream machine and are they good for the job.


I saw recipes that do NOT need ice cream maker and have many steps to them. I saw one that uses canned evaporated milk, powdered sugar and you refrigerate the milk one day ahead, then then you whip and whip till peaks form. Add the sugar and freeze in a storage container in take it out every hour to whip the concoction again. Do this each hour for 4 hours. Seems like a chore to get ice cream. I saw frozen yogurt recipes that uses nonfat or lowfat yogurt , real fine sugar, lemon juice and whatever kind of fruit you want. They didn't have as many steps.


I am asking if anyone out there has a ice cream machine and are they good for the job.


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marknanrog responded:
I have a little ice cream maker that is put in the freezer and then used to hold the mixture you hand crank. It works well, but doesn't make much if you have a family. I also have a large electric ice cream maker where you surround the cannister with ice and salt. I use that one more since it makes more at one time. Even though frozen desserts tend to have sugar, etc. at least when I make my own I know what's in it. I haven't found a recipe that tastes like what you buy in the store, but in some ways I prefer it even more.


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