With the arrival of summer, ice creams they become one of our best allies to combat the heat and cool us off from high temperatures. Therefore, the lemon juice can become ‘Lemon snow’, a delicious ice cream that apart from being very tasty provides numerous nutritional benefits to our body.
The anti-inflammatory properties of lemon, the snow of this acid and nutritious fruit, will help us prevent oral infections and reduce any inflammation that you may be suffering, including throat inflammation. In fact, lemon snow acts as a moisturizer, given its high water content.
In addition, this lemon juice ice cream is low in calories, as it does not contain fat from milk. Of course, be very careful with the amount of sugar you are going to add, being the most advisable to replace it with natural sweeteners such as stevia to make it healthier.
How do you prepare lemon juice ice cream?
To prepare the lemon juice ice cream, the first thing to do is place 450 grams of sugar in a large enough pot with three liters of water. Cook this mixture over low heat for half an hour and let it cool completely.
Then add the 225 ml of lemon juice to the pot and fill in the remaining 2 liters of water. If you want, you can add a few drops of green food coloring to give it the characteristic color of lemon.
After this, pour the preparation into a deep rectangular tray and put it in the freezer for 4 hours or until completely frozen. When you are going to serve the lemon snow, you can scrape the frozen surface with a fork or a teaspoon, being able to cut the pieces of the ice, take them to the blender and beat until you get the famous ‘lemon snow’.
Lemon juice ice cream ingredients
- 450 grams of sugar
- 5 liters of water
- 225 ml lemon juice
- Green food coloring (optional)
Lemon ice cream with tequila recipe
On the other hand, lemon juice can be used in many frozen desserts to enjoy the summer. Apart from the ‘lemon snow’, we are going to detail this traditional Mexican lemon snow recipe that has earned it to be one of the ideal complements for those who want to add a touch of alcohol to their summer dessert.
To prepare this recipe for lemon snow with tequila, first we must place a saucepan over low heat with water and sugar until the mixture dissolves and begins to boil. Then, mix the lemon juice, syrup and tequila and pour it over the previous preparation, stirring until thick.
Later, pack the resulting product in a water bath, hydrate the gelatin in the water until it is well resolved and add it to the mixture that is already prepared. Stir the mixture, pour it into a steel container and put it in the freezer. Once you notice that it begins to set, beat it a little and repeat this procedure about 5 times and let it freeze completely.
Finally, serve this delicious lemon juice ice cream in crystal glasses, add some mint leaves and enjoy this refreshing flavor that is taking the summer by storm.
- 200 ml of water
- 200 grams of refined sugar
- 100 ml lemon syrup
- 100 ml of lemon juice
- 24 ml of tequila
- 1 teaspoon gelatin
- ¼ cup of cold water