The cylinder for my ice cream maker isn't cole enough. Can I add gelatine to the ice cream mix (it's a simple mix, no cooking or eggs) & make mousse?

  • Posted by: J
  • August 2, 2017
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J August 2, 2017
Thanks for your help, I'll try it out!
 
PieceOfLayerCake August 2, 2017
Do you not have time to wait for it to be cold? To determine what you can do with it, I'd need more details on what a "simple mix" is. You could probably add flavoring (raspberry?), a bit of gelatin and some whipped cream to lighten it, but in what proportion, I don't know.
 
J August 2, 2017
I don't have enough time for it to get cold. It's been living in the freezer for weeks but we've had really hot weather and I think that may have affected the freezer temp.
It's sugar, cocoa powder, milk, cream and vanilla with a bit of Triple Sec for extra flavour. I've made it many times with no issues.
 
PieceOfLayerCake August 2, 2017
Yeah, some whipped cream and some gelatin would help. You'll end up with somewhat of a bavarian cream, which is nice. For every 2 cups liquid, I'd bloom 2 t. powdered gelatin in like ¼ c of the mixture. Then heat it gently to dissolve the gelatin before mixing it in. Fold in ¾ c. - 1 c. cream, whipped and quickly get it into a dish or mold before it sets up.
 
PieceOfLayerCake August 2, 2017
However it will all take time.
 
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