• Summer is here in full swing and what better way is there to cool off than with a delicious ice cream? This strawberry and salted nuts ice cream is quick, easy, and a fun kitchen activity to do with the kids!

    Strawberry and salted nuts ice cream

    Serves: 4 - 6
    Total Time: 20 mins + 6 hrs, to chill


    • 250ml (1 cup) double-thick/ thick cream
    • 150g icing sugar, sifted
    • 500ml (2 cups) fresh cream, whipped to soft peaks
    • 100g mixed salted nuts, roughly chopped
    • seeds of 1 vanilla pod
    • large pinch salt
    • 500g fresh strawberries, mashed + extra, to garnish
    • fresh mint leaves, to garnish



    Use a free-standing mixer or an electric handheld beater to whisk the double-thick/thick cream and icing sugar together until thick and smooth. Fold in the freshly whipped cream, salted nuts, vanilla seeds, salt and mashed strawberries.


    Transfer the mixture to a freezer-proof bowl and freeze until firm, about 6 hours. Remove from freezer about 10 minutes before serving.


    Enjoy scoops of the ice cream garnished with the fresh strawberries and mint leaves.

    Made this Strawberry and salted nuts ice cream recipe? Tag us @foodandhomesa #CookingWithFH on Instagram!

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    Recipe and styling by Nomvuselelo Mncube

    Photograph by Dylan Swart

    Imka Webb

    Imka Webb is a freelance digital marketing expert and the digital editor of Food & Home Entertaining magazine.  www.imkawebb.com

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