Huckleberries are a close relative of blueberries. Wild Maine blueberries are a perfect substitute. Makes 2 quarts ice milk.
2 ½ cups of granulated sugar or rice syrup
1 cup orange juice
Zest of 1 lemon
Zest of ½ orange
2 cups fresh or frozen huckleberries or wild blueberries
3 cups whole milk
Heat sugar and orange juice in saucepan over medium heat until boiling. Add lemon and orange zests. Stir until sugar is dissolved, remove from heat and chill mixture.
Combine orange juice mixture, berries and milk, pour into ice cream machine and freeze according to manufacturer’s directions. Or pour mixture into glass baking dish, and freeze. When frozen, scrape into work bowl of processor or blender, and process until smooth. Refreeze. Process again, and freeze until serving time.