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Rechurn ice cream?

hungryabbey | Oct 3, 2011 04:20 PM

So I went through a lot of trouble to make home made ice cream with my new ice cream machine.. and its not an amazing one, its got a crank etc. But I followed the instructions and froze the little container for 7 hours, but it said to churn it for about 12 minutes and it shoudl get the texture of soft ice cream, but I churned for about 40 minutes and it never did, it got very cold, but it was still liquid.
Anyways, at that point I really had to go to bed so I just transfered it to the freezer and let it freeze. Well, because I had put nuts in it while churning, all the nuts froze near the bottom and the top for some reason. And I tasted it, and while the flavor is yum, the texture is not very creamy.
So, if I refreeze the container, maybe for longer this time, like over night.. can I melt the ice cream just a bit (maybe in the fridge to do it slowly?) and then rechurn it again.

What do you think would be the best way to do this everyone? and will it work??
Thanks so much!

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