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Bees Freeze Ice Cream

Last week I was lucky enough to be invited to a special tasting event to try out the new ice cream Round Rock Honey will be producing. The ice cream will be called Bees Freeze and will use liquid nitrogen to instantly freeze the ice cream base right before your eyes. It is an impressive setup even before the liquid nitrogen is turned on.


Here are the tanks of liquid nitrogen.

The real show is when the ice cream is being made. Here is their in-house chef Aimee Chauveron and Konrad making up a batch.

A close up of the process.


They made vanilla, strawberry, and chocolate that evening for tasting. It wasn’t all fun and games as we filled out data sheets for each flavor around texture, color, and taste as they continue to tweak their recipes leading up to the official launch. I like the fact they are using grass fed milk from Full Quiver Dairy and of course, they are using their own honey as a sweetener. I was a little skeptical at first since I’ve used honey in making my own homemade ice cream at home and sometimes the honey will overpower the other flavors. However, they have managed to strike the right balance so the honey compliments the other flavors instead of overwhelming them.

They will be making their debut at the Cedar Park Farmers Market on August 31st and Mueller Farmers Market on September 1st. If you are in the area, I would highly recommend checking them out.

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Honey Recipes: Toasted Sesame Honey Ice Cream (via mistress beek)

I got my wife an ice cream maker for Christmas last year, but we haven’t had an opportunity to use it yet. We decided that July 4th weekend was a great time to try it out, and what better flavor to inaugurate the machine than ice cream flavored with the first honey harvest from Large Marge’s hive.

Luckily, Mistress Beek had this recipe on her blog for honey ice cream that really turned out well. We opted to leave out the sesame seeds since my honey is very light, but I agree the pinch of salt makes all the difference. We have a bunch of Texas peaches that we are going to grill tomorrow evening to pair with the ice cream. Toasted hazelnuts or peanuts would also make a fantastic topping as well.

Honey Recipes: Toasted Sesame Honey Ice Cream Lucky beekeepers (and those we love) have more honey stashed away than the modern world knows what to do with. Personally, I keep a collection of high-honey-use recipes like this one to burn up excess honey. Toasted Sesame & Honey Ice Cream Inspired by the flavors of honey halva, I’ve adapted this recipe from David Lebowitz’ basic v … Read More

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