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Photo by Cynthia Nobles -- No-Cook Strawberry Ice Cream

Advocate-Tested Recipe

No-Cook Strawberry Ice Cream

Makes 2 quarts. Recipe is by Cynthia Nobles.

1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled

2 cups strawberry soda, chilled, divided

½ cup sugar

1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk

1 cup heavy cream, chilled

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1. In a blender or food processor, purée strawberries, ½ cup soda and sugar.

2. In a large bowl, stir together condensed milk, cream and vanilla until well combined. Stir in strawberry mixture and remaining 1½ cups soda.

3. Immediately process in an ice cream freezer according to manufacturer’s directions. Transfer to an airtight container and freeze until hard, about 2 hours.