Sugar Free Ice Cream

Sugar free ice cream is usually consumed by those who are looking for weight loss by lowering their food energy intake, people with diabetes or hypoglycemia, those needing to avoid dental bacterias and others who are avoiding processed foods, for whatever reason.

All these people may enjoy ice cream but would prefer it with a sugar substitute such as Aspartame, Cyclamate, Saccharin, Stevia or Sucrolose. Of course sugar substitutes can be artificial or natural, such as natural apple juice.

Here are six sugar free ice cream recipes you can try, most using a sugar substitute and some using evaporated milk. The Diabetic Ice Cream recipe also suggests an exchange of half the milk for fruit. As always, try a recipe and adjust the ingredients for taste, until you have personalized it and made it your own…cone or dish…enjoy!

1…SUGAR FREE ICE CREAM BASE

1 tsp. plain gelatin
1.5 cups low fat milk
3.5 tsp. NutraSweet sweetener
2 tbs. nonfat dry milk
1.5 cups buttermilk
dash salt

Soften gelatin in 1/2 cup milk.
Heat in a small saucepan until the gelatin dissolves.
Remove from heat, stir in NutraSweet, and place saucepan in another bowl of cold or ice water to cool to room
temperature.
Pour mixture into a blender or food processor, add rest of milk and remaining ingredients and blend until smooth. Cover and chill in the refrigerator until ready to freeze.
Blend for a few seconds before pouring into the ice cream maker.
Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for freezing.
Makes one quart.

 

2…DIABETIC ICE CREAM

8 oz Pet Lite Milk

Sugar free ice cream pic

Sugar Free, Green Tea Ice Cream.

4 pk Sugar Substitute
1 ts Vanilla
ADD ONE OF THE FOLLOWING
2 ea Peach, peeled and diced
1 ea Banana, mashed
4 sl Pineapple with juice
8 oz Orange Juice
2 c Strawberries, crushed

Directions: Mix all together and put in freezer of refrigerator until hardened.
Remove – break up -put in blender and whip until creamy.
Serve.
Can also be made in one of the small electric machines, or one of those that goes in freezer.
Calories: 75 cal.
Exchanges? 1/2 Milk and 1/2 Fruit

 

3…SUGAR FREE CAPPUCCINO ICE CREAM

1 tsp. plain gelatin
1.5 cups low fat milk
2 tbs. instant espresso coffee powder
3.5 tsp. NutraSweet sweetener
2 tbs. nonfat dry milk
1.5 cups buttermilk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
.25 tsp cinnamon
dash salt

Soften gelatin in 1/2 cup milk.
Heat in a small saucepan and add coffee.
Cook over low heat until gelatin and coffee dissolve.
Remove from heat, stir in Nutrasweet, and place saucepan in another bowl of cold or ice water to cool to room temperature.
Pour mixture into a blender or food processor, add rest of milk and remaining ingredients and blend until smooth. Cover and chill in the refrigerator until ready to freeze.
Blend for a few seconds before pouring into the ice cream
maker.
Freeze according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

 

4…SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM

1 tsp. plain gelatinsugar free ice cream in a bowl pic
2.5 cups low fat milk
1/2 cup Nestle Quik Sugar Free chocolate drink mix
1 cup drained yogurt (the solid half of 2 cups yogurt strained overnight)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
dash salt

Soften gelatin in 1/2 cup milk.
Heat in a small saucepan until gelatin dissolves.
Remove from heat and place saucepan in another bowl of cold or ice water to cool mixture to room temperature.
Pour mixture into a blender or food processor.
Add remaining milk, Quik, yogurt, vanilla and salt.
Blend until smooth.
Cover and chill in the refrigerator until ready to freeze.
Blend for a few seconds before pouring into the ice cream maker.
Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for freezing.
Makes about 1 quart.

 

5…SUGAR FREE FRUIT ICE CREAM

8 c PET Lite milk (Evaporated Milk)
Sugar Substitute equivalent to 1/2 c Sugar
4 c Strawberries
8 Pineapple, slices, canned
16 tb Pineapple Juice, from can
2 c Orange Juice

Put all ingredients in a home freezer and freeze according to instructions.
Exchanges? Each 1 cup Serving equals 1 Milk and 3/4 Fruit.

 

6…SUGAR FREE VANILLA ICE CREAM

Whisk together 3 eggs* and 1 pt of half and half.
Then mix together 7 tsp Equal artificial sweetener.
Add 1 pt whipping cream, 1 pt whole milk, 2 1/2 tbsp vanilla extract and 1/4 tsp salt.

Freeze in an ice cream freezer and eat …There‚Äôs still plenty of butterfat here!
*If you are concerned about the possibility of Salmonella from uncooked eggs, substitute an
equivalent amount of Egg Beaters.

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