Vanilla and Kiwi Semifreddo
Recipe Type: Dessert
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Serves: 6 servings
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 4 tablespoon vanilla custard powder
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 8-10 kiwis, chopped
  • ¼ cup castor sugar
  1. In a small bowl add ¼ cup of milk and custard powder. Mix well until combined and set aside.
  2. Heat the remaining milk in a saucepan until it starts bubbling.
  3. Once it starts boiling add the custard powder milk and stir until it starts thickening.
  4. Remove from heat and strain the custard in a colander. Put it aside to cool and set.
  5. In a mixing bowl add heavy whipping cream and sugar. Using an electric mixer beat until soft peaks are formed.
  6. Once the custard is cooled down gently fold it in the whipped cream.
  7. Add in half of the kiwis and fold them in too.
  8. Transfer the mixture into a loaf tin, sprinkle remaining kiwis on top and cover with cling wrap.
  9. Freeze for about 3 to 4 hours or overnight. Remove from freezer about 15 minutes before serving.
  10. Run the bottom side of loaf pan under hot water to remove the semifreddo.
  11. Place it in serving plate, slice and serve.
You may add more sugar as per your taste.

I used kiwis but you can make this semifreddo with any seasonal fruit.

I made it in one 7" loaf tin and one 6 hole ice pop maker.
Recipe by Honest Cooking by Mercato Fabbrica at