TWD: Blueberry Sour Cream Ice Cream + Rewind

by Holly on August 12, 2008

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Dolores of Chronicles in Culinary Curiosity chose the Blueberry Sour Cream Ice Cream on page 434. I’m not going to lie. I was looking forward to making ice cream, but I wasn’t really excited about the flavor. I knew it would just be way too much berry-flavor for me – which it was.

It was still a fun recipe to make even though I didn’t like the flavor. I also decided to go back to the TWD roots and do a rewind of the Brown Sugar Pecan Shortbread Cookies. They were absolutely wonderful (even though I over-baked them).

As always, don’t miss all the fun – go check out the rest of the Tuesdays with Dorie crew’s fantastic efforts!

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Baking: From My Home to Yours, by Dorie Greenspan

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{ 32 comments }

rainbowbrown August 12, 2008 at 6:26 am

Yum City. That’s what your pictures say to me. Yum. Oh, I dig on the berry-ness, yeah…

Peabody August 12, 2008 at 6:40 am

I love the idea of making the shortbread with it!

steph- whisk/spoon August 12, 2008 at 7:14 am

a twofer this week–nice! your ice cream is a gorgeous shade of purple!!

Manggy August 12, 2008 at 7:23 am

Hah! I think your aversion to fruit is definitely a factor. It looks perfect from where I’m sitting– can rival the deepest, densest Haagen-Dazs flavor I can think of 🙂

Natashya August 12, 2008 at 12:10 pm

I am commenting. Can I have a cookie now?
Ok, I love the perfect little round scoops of ice cream. The shortbread is a great go-with. As a berry lover and a sour cream lover – I will gladly finish your ice cream for you. Yum.

TeaLady August 12, 2008 at 1:12 pm

Mom – your ice cream looks delish. I want some. Great job!

Mary Ann August 12, 2008 at 1:50 pm

Both look amazing! I would have loved them together.

Mara August 12, 2008 at 2:56 pm

yum…that looks delish. i hear ya on the berry ice cream, when i get ice cream berry is not the first flavor i think of. but this was a nice surprise. love the cookies.

Isabelle August 12, 2008 at 3:58 pm

quelle belle couleur ta crème glacée ! elle est presque couleur cassis 🙂

Anne August 12, 2008 at 4:08 pm

Your ice cream is such a rich, beautiful color and those cookies look great. I agree about the flavor of the ice cream, but it’s sure pretty! 🙂

Jules Someone August 12, 2008 at 5:07 pm

Gorgeous ice cream. Mine actually didn’t have enough berry flavor. I have to try that shortbread again. I couldn’t get mine to stay in nice little squares.

StickyGooeyCreamyChewy August 12, 2008 at 5:30 pm

It looks beautiful! Sorry you didn’t love it. I really enjoyed it, but I love sour cream-y things. The shortbread was a great addition.

Erin August 12, 2008 at 5:58 pm

Your ice cream looks great- sorry you didn’t love it. Great idea to pair it with the shortbread cookies.

CB August 12, 2008 at 6:09 pm

Wow. Get a load of that bright blueberry color! Brilliant. Bummer you weren’t a fan. I wasn’t a member when TWD did the shorbread cookies but they are definitely on my rewind must bake list!
Clara @ iheartfood4thought

Kayte August 12, 2008 at 6:11 pm

Great combination…really looks just perfect. Congrats on a job, or two, well done!

Steph August 12, 2008 at 7:39 pm

The color is absolutely beautiful! I’ll have a cookie too please!

Christine August 12, 2008 at 8:41 pm

Your pics are always so beautiful! Sorry you didn’t enjoy the flavor, mine was overpowered with sour cream. Love the cookies!

Lori August 12, 2008 at 8:49 pm

oh, i’ll bet it was great with those crisp buttery cookies. yum.

Isa August 12, 2008 at 11:16 pm

Beautiful color! I’m sorry that you didn’t like it so much. I’m sure it paired perfectly (if you liked it of course) with the shortbreads.

Engineer Baker August 12, 2008 at 11:28 pm

Sorry you weren’t a fan, but dear sweet lord – the color in your ice cream! Too pretty for words.

Susie Homemaker August 13, 2008 at 2:59 am

I keep seeing these cokkies pop up – I think I’m gonna have to give in and make them…and WOW – the color of your ice cream! Geez Louise!

The DeL Sisters August 13, 2008 at 4:07 am

Fabulous color!

Mevrouw Cupcake August 13, 2008 at 12:30 pm

I’m impressed! You made two recipes this week, well done!

Teanna August 13, 2008 at 1:31 pm

They both look absolutely gorgeous– those shortbreads look absolutely perfect! Eat it as an icre cream sandwich!

Teanna August 13, 2008 at 1:32 pm

They both look absolutely gorgeous– those shortbreads look absolutely perfect! Eat it as an icre cream sandwich!

Maria August 13, 2008 at 2:13 pm

I bet the ice cream is extra tasty with the shortbread! Great photos!

Sharon August 13, 2008 at 2:58 pm

What a great choice of cookies to go with this ice cream. Your’s turned out to be such a wonderful vibrant color.

Pamela August 13, 2008 at 7:30 pm

Mmmmm…I’ve been seeing those cookies a lot lately and I REALLY want to try them. Maybe this week, we shall see. Looks great.

Steph August 13, 2008 at 9:25 pm

your cookies look great! I wish mine stayed their shape as well as yours did.

LyB August 15, 2008 at 1:20 am

Those cookies look so good, even more so next to that gorgeous ice cream! I wish I’d thought of that. 🙂

likesprinkles August 16, 2008 at 5:36 pm

Oh wow, the color of yours is amazing! Such a deep purple!

I’m sorry to hear you weren’t a fan. Neither was I. 🙁 Hopefully we’ll get to make some more ice cream before the summer is over.

Jaime August 20, 2008 at 2:05 am

you got some beautiful color on your ice cream! sorry you didn’t like the flavor too much; i loved it!

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