Coconut Ice-cream

The new academic year has started… Rasha starts her journey into class 2. It just feels like yesterday, that I had picked her up and put her on the bus on her first day to playschool. She enthusiastically waved me “bye”, gave me a kiss and went to sit in the seat as guided to her by the nanny. She did not even show a single sign of nervousness, nor was she ready to cry. I had a lump in my throat and a heavy heart. Going back home, for the next half hour, I was just weeping. My HD was surprised, “Is she the one who has gone to playschool or you? Why are you crying?” Valid question, why was I crying? Even though I am a working mother, the feeling of leaving the children behind, even if it is with my own parents, definitely does come with a pang of guilt. Even after all these years…

 

This year, Rasha is having a totally different schedule, which means that she leaves home late and comes back late, with her lunch at school. So from packing simple bread sandwiches and fruit pieces, I have to start thinking of elaborate lunches, so that she does not go hungry for the long day she will endure. On top of that, Azza is scheduled to start nursery any time, we are just waiting for confirmation to come from her nursery. She should have started school this year, however thanks to the new school laws where the child has to be four to start kindergarten, she is “age under” at three years and 2.5 months. Unfortunately, I had already put it into her head that she would go to school with her “Barbie” bag and her new lunch kit, so in order to not kill that excitement, we decided to put her in nursery so that she interacts and enjoys, rather than being at home. Once she starts, it will be even more hectic. Waiting eagerly to see how my daily schedule with two school going children will turn out to be… πŸ™‚

With the summers slowly but surely creeping in, it’s time for all sorts of cold stuff. Even though the temperatures are yet to really peak into the hot times, it is slowly starting to get warm during the afternoons. However I am not a person who look into making ice-creams depending on the climate. I love to indulge in home made ice-creams at any given time. This is such an easy ice-cream, which just needs putting in all the ingredients into a bowl, beating it and freezing it! If you are a lover of coconut, then this one is definitely for you…Β Recipe from here

 

 

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Coconut Ice-cream

Course Ice Cream
Prep Time 8 hours
Cook Time 10 hours
Total Time 18 hours
Servings 4
Author Rafeeda

Ingredients

  • 1 can 12 oz evaporated milk
  • 1 can 14 oz condensed milk
  • 1 can 400 ml coconut cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

Instructions

  • Freeze the container of evaporated milk overnight.
  • Empty the evaporated milk into a bowl and beat continuously till it reaches a fluffy consistency.
  • Add in the remaining ingredients and beat till well incorporated.
  • Now pour the mixture into a freezer dish, close the lid and freeze for four hours.
  • Take it out, fluff it up with a fork and keep it back into the freezer for another 4-6 hours or till set.
  • For serving, leave the container out for a few minutes. Scoop out using an ice-cream scoop and serve!!!

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  1. Luscious and mouthwatering ice cream. A perfect dessert during these hot days.

    1. Thank you so much Sanoli…

  2. wow Rafeeda… so easy to make home-made recipe… love to try this πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you so much Preeti… πŸ™‚

  3. Coconut ice cream looks so Delicious. I also wanna taste a big scoop. Love the coconut flavour.

    1. Thank you so much Eliza…

  4. delicious icecream.. Just had my lunch now and you are tempting me-:)

    1. Thank you so much Lisha… πŸ™‚

  5. Easy and yummy dessert.

    1. Thank you so much Linsy…

  6. Now, that is something I must make! The icecream looks so delicious Rafee. Angottu Varatte? And hope Azza will enjoy nursery πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you so much Priya… vannalum ellallo, theernu poyi! πŸ™‚

  7. Delicious Ice-cream… All the best for both kids

    1. Thank you so much Farin…

  8. Icecream luks delicious, here vacations r about to start….

    1. Thank you so much Razina…

  9. Delicious and easy way of making coconut ice cream with a few ingredients………….

    1. Thank you so much Remya…

  10. Looks so delicious dear …very tempting !!

    1. Thank you so much Asha…

  11. Delicious tempting icecream

    1. Thank you so much Beena…

  12. My kind of icecream, love to finish that bowl anytime.Well children grown up faster na..

    1. Oh yes, very fast akka… thank u so much!

  13. pass me that bowl please …i love coconuts too .

    1. Thank you so much Sathya…

  14. Bookmarking this recipe Rafs!

    1. Do try dear… u will definitely like it!

  15. Hw is it is…I love coconut flavor ice cream nits tempting me..

    1. Thank you so much Usha…

  16. Such a lovely icecream! So quick and easy to make as well….Enjoy some time for yourself when the kids are in school πŸ™‚

    1. I wish I could Sandhya but I will be at work! πŸ™‚ Thanks a lot for coming by…

  17. lovely ice cream..can imagine the flavors..

    1. Thank you so much Kalpana…

  18. simple ingredients and a yummy cool recipe …superb

    1. Thank you so much Prethika…

  19. Never had coconut ice cream, looks very inviting and delicious..

    1. Thank you so much Sona…

  20. With kids starting school or graduating to a new class is a mixed feeling for parents.. happiness that they are growing older at the same time a bit of sadness that the little ones are not so little any more. I hope both your girls will enjoy and learn a lot at their schools, best wishes to all of you.. The lunchbox is on my mind too now a days with Zini's formal school starting.. BTW, Azza and Zini are almost in the same age group..
    Ice cream looks very delicious and refreshing..

    1. I totally agree to you… kids just tend to grow so fast… it's good to know that your little one and mine share the same age… thanks a lot Pankthi…

  21. Mmmm.. You are right! It makes our heart heavy while sending our kids first time to school… My son is in KG2 this yr and I wonder hw time flies!
    About that coconut ice cream… i simply have no words to say! You simply tempted me to make some ice cream ASAP!! Cannot wait for long… You'l see an ice cream recipe in my blog very soon πŸ˜‰

    1. Kuttikalde kaaryam parayathatha nallathu… sankadam varum!!! Once you start making home made icecream, u will be hooked! The waiting period is the only minus point, otherwise, just go ahead! Thanks a lot dee… πŸ™‚

  22. i must say that was really sweet moments with your kids when they started going to school. lovely ice cream my dear i fact i am surprised to look at the recipe it is so easy and quick to make.. n no use of egg in there πŸ™‚ thanks fir sharing my dear ~

    1. Thank you so much Monu… πŸ™‚

  23. Coconut ice cream looks so Delicious. I also wanna taste a big scoop.yum…

    1. Thank you so much Smitha…

  24. Hi Rafeeda, your simple coconut ice cream look really awesome and refreshing. The texture look so good.
    Thanks for sharing your recipe.

    Have a nice week ahead,regards.

    1. Thank you so much Amelia….

  25. I will take the bowl for my kids.Thank you….

    1. Can't stop laughing at ur comments, Shobana…

  26. Ennike cold anne…annallum aa icecream ennike venam…looks lovely

    1. Thank you so much Anupa…

  27. wow!delicious…I can eat few bowls πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you so much Amila… πŸ™‚

  28. Perfect ice cream for kids…looks very easy and yummy..

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