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Watch the Kirstie Allsopp video on how to make delicious Super Smooth Berry Ripple Ice Cream

Kirstie Allsopp makes Super Smooth Berry Ripple Ice Cream

With summer fast becoming something that is a memory we need something to brighten things up and at least make it feel as though it is summer. Create the fresh taste of summer with this tantalisingly creamy treat as nothing says summer more than deliciously creamy ice cream, a perfect sweet ending to any meal.

In the following video, domestic goddess Kirstie Allsopp whips up a delicious treat for “real ice cream” lovers, super smooth berry ripple ice cream. Lusciously creamy yet fruity too – it’s guaranteed get the taste buds tingling.

The hero ingredient in this recipe is the Nestlé Carnation Condensed Milk. Not only does it sweeten the ice cream, it takes the fuss out of the method. There is no need for an ice-cream maker and you don’t even need to stir the ice-cream whilst freezing - all you do is make the mixture and leave it to set in the freezer.

It’s a great treat for the kids to scoop into cones to eat in the garden or alternatively, serve for friends and family with some succulent fresh berries. Just remember to make enough as they’ll definitely be back for more!


Berry Ripple Ice CreamIngredients

400g (14oz) fresh or frozen berries
Juice 1 lemon
55g (2oz) caster sugar
1pt carton whipping cream
405g can Carnation Condensed Milk Light
1tbsp vanilla extract

To serve:
Waffle ice cream cones


  • Place the berries in a pan with the lemon juice and sugar and cook until syrupy (about 5-10 minutes).
  • Cool then strain the berry sauce through a sieve to remove the pips.
  • Beat the cream to soft peaks then add the condensed milk and vanilla and beat again to soft peaks.
  • Pour the ice cream into a freezable container and swirl through the berry sauce.
  • Freeze until solid (about 3 - 4 hours or overnight).
  • To serve leave out for 5 - 10 minutes before serving in ice cream cones!


Using Carnation Condensed Milk to make ice cream means that you don’t need to stir the mixture every hour over a four hour period. The reason you would stir is to make the small ice crystals for a really smooth finish, however, the condensed milk will do this for you. What a time saving!

You can use any berries for this - try blackcurrants, blueberries or raspberries. Adjust the sugar with the fruit according to taste. Or just make a plain base ice cream with the cream, condensed milk and vanilla and swirl through Carnation Caramel or chocolate sauce.

Serves 12

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