Difference Between Ice Cream And Frozen Deserts

Have you been eating Frozen Dessert thinking it is IceCream?


History Of Ice cream:

Ancient Greeks used to eat snow honey and fruits together, patients are encouraged to eat ice creams, Father of Medicine Hippocrates considered ice creams as a medicine which provides life juice and good for well being.


Chinese used the frozen mixture of milk and rice around 200 BC, a mixture of saltpeter (Nitre) and snow are poured outside the closed container of syrup or juice to bring it down to freezing point.
snow ice cream


Romans brought snow from mountains and added fruits to make delicacies.
In the sixteenth century, Mughals used relays of horses to bring ice from the Hindu Kush to Delhi and added it with sorbets and fruit juices.



Mrs. Mary Eale's Receipts.

The first recipe of ice cream appeared in England around the 18th century. It was Published in Mrs. Mary Eale’s Receipts.


Courtesy: Pazoo books

History Of Frozen Deserts:

Frozen Deserts origin started back in second century BC it,  at that time frozen deserts are luxury items.

Desert are made by freezing liquids like flavored water, fruit juice, non-dairy products solid or semi-solid mixes.

The Great Alexander was very fond of ice and snow mixed with honey and fruit juices. Relays of men sent to bring snow from the mountain to enhance the natural fruit drinks.


Few Ice Creams

Milk Ice Cream: All most all kinds of flavored Milk Icecream with added fruits, fruit juices or fruit pulp.

Cake Ice Cream: Sponge cake coated with ice cream added flavor.

Smoothies & Softies:More smoother ice cream prepared by adding fresh cream and milk solids served on cone shaped biscuits.

Few Frozen Deserts

Frozen Yogurt; Flavored & sweetened curd frozen to produce exotic taste and smoothness.

Gelato: Gelato contains more flavoring and less air comparative to other frozen desserts, which makes it denser. Its origin is Italy.

Snow Cones: These are the most common delights in festival and carnivals.Syrups poured on shaved ice. It is very easy to make and kids love it.



How Ice creams Are Made.

Ice cream is basically made from milk cream and milk solids with sugar or sugar substitutes, these ingredients are mixed together below freezing point. (<35°F / 2 °C), Additional flavors and food colors are added.


  • Milk, Sugar, Milk Solids, Emulsifying Agents. Contains Added Flavors (Artificial Flavoring Substances).(Courtsey: Smart Cooky NDTV Venture)



 How Frozen Deserts Are Made.

  • Milk Solids, Water, Edible Vegetable oil, Vegetable Protein, Liquid Glucose, Acidity Regulator, Emulsifier, Stabilizers Contains Permitted Synthetic Food Colors and Added Flavors. Nature identical and artificial milk and flavoring substances.

Frozen Desert

(Courtsey: Smart Cooky NDTV Venture)



“Not to like ice cream is to show oneself uninterested in food.”

-Joseph Epstein


Why Frozen Desert Are Getting More Popular Nowadays Than Ice Creams.

  • Frozen deserts are smoother and softer than ice creams.
  • This can be mixed with any kind of fruits to make a delightful treat.


  Why Ice Cream is always a Better option.

  • Ice cream is a good source of vitamins and minerals.
  • Contains riboflavin, niacin.
  • Reduces stress in the body.
  • Rich with carbohydrates, fats which are needed to produce energy in our body.
  • Ice cream contains vitamin K which prevents blood clotting.


  Why Avoid Frozen Desert:

  • Frozen desert are made from vegetable oils and fats like palm oil to make its texture smooth.
  • Consumption of palm oil can cause heart diseases.
  • The cost for making frozen desert becomes very less while using vegetable oils.
  • Harmful dietary fats are found in deserts.



Nutrition Facts Of Ice cream

Amount Per 100 grams
Calories 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11 g 16%
Saturated fat 7 g 35%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated fat 3 g
Cholesterol 44 mg 14%
Sodium 80 mg 3%
Potassium 199 mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 24 g 8%
Dietary fiber 0.7 g 2%
Sugar 21 g
Protein 3.5 g 7%
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 12% Iron 0%
Vitamin D 2% Vitamin B-6 0%
Vitamin B-12 6% Magnesium 3%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Source: Wikipedia


Nutrition Facts Of Frozen Desert

Calories in Ultra Smart Frozen Desert

Nutrition Facts
Ultra Smart – Frozen Desert
Servings: 1

Calories 44 Sodium 2 mg
Total Fat 0 g Potassium 0 mg
Saturated 0 g Total Carbs 8 g
Polyunsaturated 0 g Dietary Fiber 0 g
Monounsaturated 0 g Sugars 7 g
Trans 0 g Protein 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Vitamin A 0% Calcium 0%
Vitamin C 2% Iron 0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on 2000
calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher
or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Source: my fitness pal


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