A Simple Guide to Ice Cream

A Simple Guide to Ice Cream

Ice Cream

IceCream

American Ice Cream

American federal labeling standards require ice cream to contain a minimum of 10% milk fat.

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French Ice Cream

French ice cream is made with eggs so it's thick and custardy.

Gelato

Gelato

Is made with a base of milk, cream, and sugar, and flavored with fruit and nut purees and other flavourings. It is generally lower in fat than other styles of ice cream.

Frozen-Yogurt

Frozen Yogurt

Frozen yogurt is a frozen dessert made with yogurt and sometimes other dairy products. It is usually more tart than ice cream, as well as lower in fat.

Frozen-Custard

Frozen Custard

Frozen custard is a cold dessert similar to ice cream, but made with eggs in addition to cream and sugar. It is usually kept at a warmer temperature compared to ice cream, and typically has a denser consistency.

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Sorbet

A dessert consisting of frozen fruit juice or flavored water and sugar.

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Sherbet

A frozen dessert made with fruit juice added to milk or cream, egg white, or gelatin.

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Granita

Like sorbet,made from a puree of fruit, sugar, and water. The difference is in their texture which are not smooth-churned, granita purees are scraped loosening their structure into icy flakes.