Treat yourself to the luxurious flavors of our Mascarpone Jam Ice Cream, a delicious dessert that will transport your taste buds to paradise. This adult ice cream is a match made in heaven when combined with all things chocolate flavor, enhancing the already delicious blend of rich mascarpone and sweet jam even more. With its velvety texture and delicious taste, this creamy treat is the perfect way to satisfy your cravings and treat yourself. Treat yourself to a scoop or two of our divine mascarpone jam ice cream and let your senses enchant with every delicious bite.
- 3 large egg yolks
- 100g golden powdered sugar
- 300 ml whole milk
- 250g can of mascarpone
- Seeds ½ vanilla bean
- Zest of 1 orange
- 3 tbsp Seville orange jam
- Place egg yolks and sugar in a large bowl and mix with an electric whisk until light and thick.
- Meanwhile, place milk, mascarpone, vanilla and orange zest in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring to combine the mascarpone with the milk.
- Once it’s just boiling, remove it from the heat and gradually stir it into the egg mixture to create a custard.
- Clean the pan and then add the custard.
- Cook gently for 15 minutes, stirring constantly, until the mixture is thick enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon.
- Don’t let it boil or the eggs will fall apart.
- Sift the vanilla pudding into a bowl and let it cool.
- Churn the custard in an ice cream maker until thick and smooth.
- Place the thick and smooth ice cream in a plastic container.
- Spoon the jam over the top.
- Poke the jam through the ice cream with a skewer.
- Cover and freeze until firm, at least 6 hours.
- If you don’t have an ice cream maker, freeze the custard in a container for 4 hours, stirring the crystals every hour until thick and smooth.
- Stir in the jam and then freeze until solid.
Equipment and tools
- Large mixing bowl
- Ice cream maker
- Freezer safe container
This mascarpone jam ice cream contains the following allergens:
- Dairy products (mascarpone)
Storage and leftovers
To store leftover mascarpone and jam ice cream, do the following:
- Pour the ice cream into a freezer-safe container.
- Cover the container with a tight-fitting lid or plastic wrap to prevent air from entering.
- Label the container with the date to keep track of freshness.
- Place the container in the freezer and store for up to 2 weeks.
Health benefits of mascarpone and jam ice cream
If you treat yourself to a sweet treat, you don’t necessarily have to miss out on health benefits. Mascarpone jam ice cream is not only a delicious dessert but also offers several health benefits. With its creamy texture and citrus flavor, this delicious frozen dessert can be enjoyed guilt-free. Let’s take a closer look at the health benefits of mascarpone and jam ice cream that come from its main ingredients:
Egg yolks, used in mascarpone and jam ice cream, are packed with essential nutrients. They are an excellent source of high-quality protein, vitamins A, D and B12 and various minerals. Egg yolks also contain healthy fats that are beneficial for brain health and hormone regulation.
Golden powdered sugar
While excessive sugar intake can be harmful to your health, using a moderate amount of golden sugar in the ice cream recipe provides the desired sweetness without causing any significant negative effects. Consuming sugar in moderation can give you a quick boost of energy and improve the dessert’s flavor profile.
Whole milk gives mascarpone and jam ice cream a rich and creamy texture. It is a good source of calcium that promotes strong bones and teeth. The milk also provides protein, vitamin D and phosphorus. However, it is important to consume full-fat dairy products in moderation and consider lower-fat alternatives for those with special dietary needs.
Mascarpone cheese is a key ingredient in this ice cream and provides a smooth and velvety texture. This Italian cheese is made from cream and is a good source of healthy fats. It contains important nutrients such as vitamin A, vitamin B12 and calcium. However, due to its high fat content, it is recommended to consume mascarpone in moderation.
The addition of vanilla bean in this ice cream recipe improves the overall flavor profile. Vanilla is a natural antioxidant and has potential anti-inflammatory properties. It can also help promote relaxation and reduce anxiety levels. The scent of vanilla can have a calming effect on the mind and body.
Orange peel and Seville orange jam
The addition of orange peel and Seville orange jam not only provides a tangy and refreshing taste, but also brings various health benefits. Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C, which is essential for a strong immune system. They also contain fiber and antioxidants that contribute to overall well-being.
In summary, enjoying a scoop of mascarpone jam ice cream can provide more than just a decadent dessert experience. Due to its nutritional content and the health benefits derived from the main ingredients, this ice cream can be enjoyed as an occasional treat without compromising your well-being.