Vanilla Ice Cream

  • Ratio 6.3:1
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Freezing time: as per manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Recipe makes 7 x 88g portions*

This ketogenic diet recipe provides approximately:


Nutritional content 1 portion 7 portions
Fat 24.3g 17.9g LCT 170.3g 125.3g LCT
6.4g MCT 45g MCT
Protein 2.1g 14.6g
Carbohydrate 1.7g 12.2g
Energy (calories) 234kcal 1639kcal

*Image represents 1 portion

Ingredients Quantity
betaquik® 225g
Double cream e.g. Morrisons/Tesco 200g
Water 175g
Vanilla essence 1 tablespoon
Liquid sweetener e.g. Hermesetas 2 teaspoons
Egg yolks 70g
Cornflour 7g


  1. Place betaquik® , cream, water, vanilla essence and sweetener into a saucepan over a low heat. Stir frequently for approximately 5 minutes until heated through (do not boil).
  2. Add egg yolks and cornflour to a bowl and whisk until mixture is smooth.
  3. Pour heated betaquik® mixture into bowl, whisking continuously until a smooth, pale yellow mixture has formed.
  4. Pour mixture into a clean saucepan. Over a low heat, whisk continuously for 4-5 minutes until thickened (do not boil).
  5. Once mixture has cooled, pour into an ice cream maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions.
  6. Transfer to a freezer-safe container, cover and place in the freezer.

Top Tip

  • Mixture can also be served as custard by simply following the recipe to step 4.

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Serving Suggestion

    • Sugar free Da Vinci syrups are good dessert sauces!
    • You can replace the vanilla essence with alternative flavours such as almond, mint, rhubarb and caramel flavouring (e.g. Foodie flavours natural flavouring – Lakeland)
    • Colour the ice cream by adding a few drops of suitable food colouring before adding to the ice cream maker
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betaquik® is a food for special medical purposes and must be used under medical supervision. This recipe has been specifically designed for use in a ketogenic diet. Refer to labels for allergen and other product information. Always check with your dietitian what is suitable for you.

Always check with your dietitian what is suitable for you.