Chilli Basil Ice-Cream

Chilli Basil Ice-Cream

From   Pure Sin

Prep: 8 hours

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Dessert

Type: French

Basil flavoured ice cream gets a spicy zing – unusual but delicious


  • Milk 1 cup
  • Cream 1 cup
  • Milk powder 1 cup
  • Chilli flakes 1 tsp
  • Freshly chopped fresh basil leaves 2 tbsps
  • Sweet condensed milk 200 gms
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Cake wedges to serve


  • Put milk, cream and milk powder in a blender jar and blend.
  • Pour this mixture into a non-stick pan and heat. Add half the basil leaves and chilli flakes and cook, stirring continuously for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add condensed milk and mix well. Let the mixture simmer for 5 minutes, stirring continuously.
  • Pour this mixture in a plastic box and sprinkle the remaining basil leaves on top. Cover the box and keep it in the freezer to set overnight.
  • Scoop out the ice cream into serving bowls, dust some chilli powder on top and serve with a wedge of cake.