Gelato and Frozen Yogurt

frozen yogurt with blueberries and raspberries on top

Gelato ingredients

  • 1 ⅔ cups (415 ml) water
  • 1 ½ cups (375 ml) milk (3.25%)
  • ½ cup (125 ml) cream (35%)
  • ¾ cup (175 ml) sugar
  • 1 ½ tbsp. (22.5 ml) corn syrup
  • 2 cups (500 ml) mixed berries
  • 1 tsp. (5 ml) vanilla extract

Gelato preparation

Place berries in a food processor or in a blender.
Process until completely puréed.
Combine the puréed berries and all the other ingredients in a medium pot.
Heat slowly to175°F (80°C) while stirring.
As soon as the mixture reaches 175°F (80°C) remove from heat.
Cover and refrigerate at least 6 hours before continuing.
Pour mixture into freezer bowl, and let mix until thickened, about 25 minutes (depending on the machine).

Yield: This recipe is for one liter of liquid product.

Frozen yogurt ingredients

  • ¾ cup (180 ml) milk (3.25%)
  • ⅓ cup (80 ml) sugar
  • 4 cups (1L) vanilla yogurt
  • 2 cups (500 ml) mixed berries
  • 1 tsp. (5 ml) vanilla extract

Frozen yogurt preparation

Combine milk and sugar in a microwavable bowl.
Dissolve sugar by heating mixture in the microwave for 3 minutes.
Mix, cover and refrigerate mixture overnight.
Place berries in a food processor or in a blender.
Process until completely puréed.
Combine the puréed berries and all the other ingredients in a bowl.
Pour mixture into freezer bowl, and let mix until thickened, about 25 minutes (depending on the machine).

Yield: Makes about fourteen ½ cup (125 ml) servings

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