What does ice cream contain?
All dairy ice cream contains water (ice), dairy fat, dairy protein and dairy sugars plus added sugar. Typicle ice cream also contains about 50% volume of air which is added during the freezing process. The air ensures that the ice cream has a smooth, creamy texture. Additional ingredients called emulsifiers (mostly fat based products) and stabilisers (or thickeners) and added to improve the texture and stability of the product.