Red, White and Blue Ice Cream Sundaes

This past weekend another celebration of Independence Day occurred in the United States. We are so very grateful to live in this country, and thankful for all who have stood boldly and sacrificed their lives to provide us with the freedoms we are blessed to have here in the U.S.A. We celebrated with Red, White and Blue Ice Cream Sundaes!Red, White and Blue Ice Cream Sundaes / The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Homemade vanilla ice cream is topped with whipped cream, chocolate syrup, blueberries and fresh sliced strawberries… you really don’t need a recipe for that, but I am including my basic homemade vanilla ice cream recipe, for anyone who enjoys making homemade ice cream, and might want it.

The ice cream part is easy. I mix up heavy whipping cream, milk, sugar and vanilla, then pour it into my ice cream maker.

Red, White and Blue Ice Cream Sundaes / The Grateful Girl Cooks!
After about 20 minutes, the ice cream has frozen.

Red, White and Blue Ice Cream Sundaes / The Grateful Girl Cooks!
I remove it from the machine, then put it into a sealed container in the freezer to firm up some more. When ready to serve, scoop the ice cream into serving dishes, spray some whipped cream on top (along with some colored decorating sugar, if desired), drizzle ice cream with chocolate syrup, then surround ice cream with blueberries and sliced strawberries, and serve! Red, White, and Blue Ice Cream Sundaes!

Red, White and Blue Ice Cream Sundaes / The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Easy and delicious… and perfect for any celebration!

Red, White and Blue Ice Cream Sundaes / The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Have a great week!

Red, White and Blue Ice Cream Sundaes / The Grateful Girl Cooks!

Red, White and Blue Ice Cream Sundaes
 
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Homemade vanilla ice cream sundaes, with strawberries, blueberries, chocolate syrup and whipped cream make any celebration special!
As Prepared By:
Serves: 1.5 quarts
Ingredients
For ice cream:
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
For sundae:
  • Chocolate syrup
  • Prepared whipping cream (spray can or fresh)
  • Blue or red colored decorating sugar (optional)
  • Sliced strawberries (Fresh)
  • Blueberries (Fresh)
Directions
  1. In large mixing bowl, combine the ice cream ingredients. Whisk well, to combine and dissolve the sugar.
  2. Pour into freezer canister, and freeze, according to manufacturer's instructions.
  3. When ice cream is "done", remove to a freezeable container, seal and place in freezer for at least 2 hours to firm up ice cream.
  4. When ready to serve, scoop ice cream into serving dishes, and garnish with sliced strawberries, blueberries, whipped cream, chocolate syrup, and colored decorating sugar. Serve and enjoy!
Notes
Prep time indicated is for making the ice cream. It does not include additional time in the freezer where the ice cream firms up.

 

 

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