Easy strawberry Ice cream
Preparation time: 20 minutes plus 4 hours to freeze
500ml (18floz) good quality custard
400ml (14floz) double cream lightly whipped
1 vanilla pod, split
500g (18oz) strawberries
1 In a bowl, fold together the custard, the whipped cream and the vanilla seeds scrapped from the pod. Take 400g of strawberries, and blitz together with the sugar. Stir into the custard mix. Chop the rest of the strawberries, and add to the mix, folding through.
2 Line a 1-litre loaf tin with cling film and pour the mixture in. Freeze for a minimum of four hours. When ready to serve, take out of the freezer 10 minutes before you want to eat, and serve with some more fresh strawberries and a sprig of mint.
Recipe and image courtesy of vivastrawberries.com