This refreshing frozen treat stars spirulina, a blue-green algae considered to be a superfood. Both swirled and garnished with sweet furikake seasoning, this no-churn ice cream delivers sweet, earthy and umami-forward flavours with every creamy bite.
Sweet Furikake Seasoning | Serves 4
9 tbsp Sugar
1/4 cup Sesame Seeds, White
2 tbsp Sesame Seeds, Black
3 each Sheets Unseasoned Nori, (dried seaweed)
3 tbsp Bonito Flakes
1 1/2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Pepper Black Coarse Grind500 GR
Spirulina Ice Cream | Serves 4
1/4 cup Spirulina Powder
2 cups Heavy Cream
1 cup Sweetened Condensed Milk
1/4 cup Evaporated Milk
3/4 cup Corn Syrup
2 tbsp Sesame Oil
Furikake Sweet Seasoning
1. In a sauté pan over medium heat melt sugar until golden brown. Pour onto silicone baking mat and let cool completely.
2. In a food processor combine sesame seeds, bonito flakes, nori, and sea salt in food processor. Pulse until mixture is well blended but not powdered. Transfer to bowl and set aside.
3. Into same food processor break up cooled caramel and pulse until crumbled. Add to bowl with sesame mixture.
4. Add salt and black peper to sesame caramel mixture and stir until well mixed. Hold in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.
Spirulina Ice Cream
In a bowl dissolve spirulina powder with a portion of the heavy cream. Transfer to blender.
Add the rest of heavy cream, sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, corn syrup and sesame oil. Blend on high.
Transfer to bowl and stir in sweet furikaki seasoning. Freeze overnight to set.
Serve one scoop of Spirulina Ice Cream and garnish with additional Sweet Furikake Seasoning.
Use this concept of adding spirulina powder and sweet furikake to any preferred ice cream base!