Wild Blackberry Ice Cream

This delicious raw homemade ice cream will astound you with its fragrant flavor. Raw honey and cream, locally farmed free range raw eggs, wild blackberries and soaked and toasted walnuts make this treat utterly sin-free. Pure good good goodness.

Makes 2 quarts

  • 8 raw egg yolks, free range
  • 1 t cardamom
  • 1 1/3 c raw honey
  • 2 c wild blackberries
  • 1 c toasted walnuts, chopped
  • 1 c raw milk
  • 6 c raw cream

Method:
Separate free range eggs. Be sure to use eggs from a trusted source, not industrial farmed eggs to avoid risk of salmonella (see comments below). Place the yolks in a bowl, add cardamom and whisk well to get rid of any lumps. Add raw honey and mix. Add remaining ingredients and place in ice-cream maker. Follow the instructions that come with your ice-cream maker.

Ice cream face amaiaThis recipe is inspired by the raw berry ice cream recipe from my favorite cookbook Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. Homemade ice cream is much better for you than commercial ice cream and don’t be afraid of the high fat content. Raw cream from grass-fed cows is very good for you and even better for fast growing children.

This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. Ruth Martinez

    This was the best ice-cream EVER!!! Seriously, it was awesome, and the cardamom was an incredibly exquisite taste I’ve never had before in ice-cream, absolutely amazing! Good idea hellaD!!

  2. Ellie

    I would recommend using a pasteurized eggs for your recipe. It’s especially important for small children because they have developing immune systems.

    1. hellaD

      Thank you very much for your recommendation, you raise an issue that many people are concerned about. Please vote in the poll above so we can get an idea of how many people do or don’t eat raw egg yolks.

      I personally have eaten raw eggs my whole life (even as a child) and never had a problem. But, if you are going to use raw eggs you should definitely educate yourself and not just use any old egg. As we all know, not all eggs are equal. Commercially produced factory eggs are not good to eat raw at all. Make sure your eggs are cage-free. It is best if you know the farmer you are getting your eggs from and how healthy the chickens are that are laying the eggs.

      This link to Dr. Mercola’s site gives some good pointers on what to look for to be sure your eggs are fresh as well as information on how nourishing raw egg yolks are, as well as information on salmonella.

      Some other links about the health benefits of raw egg yolks:
      http://www.naturalnews.com/022607.html
      http://www.regenerativenutrition.com/content.asp?id=268
      http://kulvis.com/eat-raw-eggs-for-health-and-wellness/

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