It’s been a busy month. Forgive me?
Now that it is mid-May and spring is beginning to work its wondrous magic in most places, I do not have to feel guilty about sharing a recipe for a warm weather treat like ice cream. I love ice cream and I highly recommend that everyone, if you do not already have one, keep an eye out for ice cream makers going on sale. I love my Cuisinart ice cream maker. It is so quick and easy to use, the possibilities are endless, and there is something so satisfying and lip smacking good about eating freshly made ice cream that is free of preservatives and scary ingredients such as corn syrup.
This particular ice cream combines the flavors of carob and fresh strawberries. Cocoa powder would work just as well in this recipe, I just happen to really love the flavor of carob. Enjoy!
Carob Strawberry Ice Cream
1 block firm silken tofu (I used Mori Nu brand)
1 ½ cup vanilla soymilk
¼ cup Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese
1/3 cup brown rice syrup
¼ cup carob powder
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup sliced strawberries
In a food processor, process the tofu until smooth. Add the soymilk, Tofutti, brown rice syrup, carob, and vanilla to the tofu and process until well blended. Pour mixture into your ice cream maker and freeze according to your manufacturer’s directions. When the ice cream is ready, gently fold in the sliced strawberries.