Sweet ‘n’ Spicy Ice Cream with Lychees

We always look for innovative, yet easy dessert recipes. Ice cream recipes are at the top of our minds during summers. Our chef brings to you an ice cream recipe that’s simple, and involves the right amounts of flavours – from sweet to spicy. That’s right – here is an ice cream summer treat with a dash of spice that will be loved by children as well as adults.

Sweet and Spicy Ice cream with Lychees
Sweet and Spicy Ice Cream with Lychees


Vanilla ice cream, 1 litre

Dates, 15 pieces roughly chopped

Fresh or canned lychees, 15 pieces roughly chopped

Honey, 4 tsp

Walnuts, 50 grams roughly chopped

Green chilly, 3 (seeds only)



1. Heat a non-stick pan. Add in the dates and honey. Soften the dates on low flame.

2. Soften the ice cream. Add in the dates and honey mixture, along with lychees, and walnuts.

3. Add in the green chilly seeds. Mix well. Freeze.

Your sweet and spicy ice cream with lychees is now ready to serve. The green chilly seeds are sure to surprise the taste buds of your guests!

The meaning of the phrase “ice cream” varies from one country to another. Phrases such as “frozen custard”, “frozen yogurt”, “sorbet”, “gelato” and others are used to distinguish different varieties and styles. In some countries, such as the United States, the phrase “ice cream” applies only to a specific variety, and most governments regulate the commercial use of the various terms according to the relative quantities of the main ingredients.