Summer’s high heat calls for sweet relief. We find ours in the form of ice cream, of course. Emblematic of a Virginian/North Carolina summer, with its fire-engine red and bursts of irresistible candy-like juiciness that simply can’t be beaten, this strawberry triple-threat highlights layers of jammy sweetness, tangy acidity, and bright cubeb peppery spice.
Master our easy recipe for Strawberry Honey Balsamic w/ Black Pepper to keep churning out your most delicious #stayathome project.
Fun fact: Did you know one serving of strawberries has more Vitamin C than an orange?
Strawberry Honey Balsamic w/ Black Pepper
Makes about 2 pints¾ cup Strawberry Puree, very cold
¼ cup honey balsamic vinegar, like Honey Ridge Farms or O Olive Oil
⅛ tsp freshly (and very finely) ground black pepper
3 cups Ice Cream Base, very cold
¾ cup your favorite strawberry jam
Makes about 3/4 cup10 ounces (about one pint) ripe strawberries, hulled and halved
¼ cup honey
Ice Cream Base:
Makes about 3 cups
½ cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons dry milk powder
¼ teaspoon xanthan gum
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 ½ cups whole milk
1 ⅓ heavy cream