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    Anyone make their own ice cream here?

    What can I do to make ice cream taste like black raspberry ice cream using regular raspberries? (note: bought stuff using this recipe: https://food52.com/recipes/29861-bla...erry-ice-cream)

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    When we went to CT my mom had my son try it and it became an instant favorite of his. I never really thought about it, until we got back to CA and he asked for some. It doesn't exist here. Not in the grocery stores, not at ice cream shops, I can't find it anywhere.

    I mentioned it to a coworker who let me borrow her ice cream maker so I could make my own.

    Problem is, apparently they just don't even sell black raspberries here. So I bought regular raspberries. I hope I can make it taste similar and google is failing on helping me.

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    So, I googled red vs black raspberry, and the info seems to be that black is less tart and more sweet than red.
    So you'd need to add something to cut the tartness.

    What that might be, no idea, you'll need to find an actual cook.

    Alternately, try a farmer's market for actual black raspberries?

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    I'm only posting here because I fucking love black raspberry ice cream there is a place nearby called Point Creamery and it's the best I've ever had. They have a hundred flavors that are amazing like this blueberry pie cheesecake ice cream with chunks of pie crust in it it's insane but I always still get black razz it is life.

    God speed ksan.

    I could never live in California, what an awful 3rd world state.

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    You could just use blackberries instead. It'll taste similar but be the same dark color.

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    Black raspberries are more limited in availability, but you may be able to find something like a puree instead that might mix well. Failing that you're probably looking at natural sweeteners like sugar or even something like vanilla extract. I'm not a fan of raspberries, so no idea how much sweeter it needs to go.

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    Welp, flavor was there, but not nearly sweet enough. I did double the amount of sugar requested in the recipe, but it wasn't enough. /sigh

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    I will ask my wife she has been making icecream lately. I got her a new icecream maker that doesn't require ice or salt. Also we have goats so she makes fresh goat milk icecream sometimes when she isn't turning the milk into yogurt or cheese. (The cheese is the best.)

    Try adding some other fruits that are mild in flavor and won't overwhelm but add sweetness. Bananas are good for that usually they are pretty easy to overpower flavor wise and if they are extra ripe they are super sweet.

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