Strawberry Ice Cream Neapolitan Style
Makes 2 quarts
Cool and intense-tasting strawberry ice cream with a velvety feel is a perfect treat!
2 cups water
1½ cups sugar
2 pints strawberries, washed and hulled
1 teaspoon lemon juice
¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups heavy cream
1. Pour water into a 1-quart saucepan; stir in sugar and bring to a boil. Cook for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool the syrup.
2. Mash the strawberries, press them through a sieve and add them to the syrup with the lemon juice and vanilla. Blend in the cream. Pour into a bowl or baking pan, and freeze.