Homemade strawberry ice-cream with balsamic vinegar

A drop of balsamic whisked into this ice cream and drizzled over gives a fantastically fruity kick


Ingredients (Serves 4)


  • 500g/1lb 2oz fresh or frozen
  • strawberries
  • 50g/2oz icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp Aspall Balsamic Vinegar
  • 100ml/4fl oz double cream
  • Balsamic vinegar to finish
  • Sprigs of fresh mint to decorate

If using frozen strawberries, remove them from the freezer and thaw for 10 minutes.

Place the strawberries in a food processor or blender. Add the icing sugar and balsamic vinegar then whizz for 2 minutes, until smooth. With the blender still on, pour in the double cream.

Spoon the ice cream into a plastic freezer-proof dish and freeze for up to 1 hour.

Remove from the freezer about 5 minutes before serving. Spoon into dishes, drizzle over a little vinegar and decorate with a sprig of fresh mint.