2 cups sugar
4 cups water
4lbs. fresh strawberries
juice of 2 lemons
2 packet of gelatin powder (plain, no flavor)
- In a saucepan mix together the sugar and water. Heat gently, stirring constantly until the sugar has dissolved. Bring to a boil for approx. 5 to 8 minutes - until you have syrup and remove from heat and let cool completely, about 3 to 5 hours.
- Mash or purée the strawberries and strain (if desired) to remove the seeds.
- Melt the gelatin powder by mixing it with 4 to6 tablespoons of water over a boiling pan and stir it. Then add the strawberry purée mixture and the lemon juice into the syrup mixture. When completely cool, transfer the complete mixture into ice cream maker and freeze according to the instructions.