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Making Straciatella Gelato

People all over the world are in love with ice cream, and it’s no different in Italy, where their ice cream is called Gelato.  Unlike ice cream, gelato differs slightly in that it has a slightly less butterfat content of about 4-8%, where as ice cream is 14%.  stracciatellaAlong with a lower butterfat content, gelato generally has a lower sugar content of about 16-22%, where ice cream is about 21%.  Gelato’s original flavors included banana, strawberry, chocolate, coffee, hazelnuts, and straciatella, which is basically the Italian version of chocolate-chip ice cream. Read the rest of this entry »