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Fruit Base Ice Cream Prep Question

ciaogina Jul 8, 2007 08:10 PM

I went to a strawberry U-pick today and want to make ice cream. My question is when the recipe calls for 1 quart strawberries is that by weight or volume? I seem to love my kitchen scale but realize there's quite a difference and worry about that in relation to the water content of the strawberries.


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  1. mcgeary RE: ciaogina Jul 8, 2007 08:20 PM

    The recipe is calling for 1 quart by volume. A dry quart of strawberries typically weighs between 1.25 and 1.5 pounds.

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      bigjimbray RE: mcgeary Jul 9, 2007 05:55 AM

      hey try it both ways and if you have any left over let me know because either its
      going to be berry good....

      1. re: bigjimbray
        ciaogina RE: bigjimbray Jul 9, 2007 10:06 PM

        good point! After researching many recipe sources--cookbooks and online strawberry ice cream recipes vary a lot...thanks for the advice!

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