Squash is a kind of vegetable that is commonly raised throughout the year in abundance. Ice cream is a frozen dessert made from dairy products, such as milk and cream. Because the squash is commonly raised througout the year, the researcher would like to study about squash as ice cream.
The researcher gathered the materials needed. The researcher washed and sliced the squash. It is boiled with the malunggay leaves within 15 minutes after that the researcher let it cool. While waiting to the squash to cool the reseacher cooked the cornstarch and added sugar and condensed milk. By using the blender the reseacher mix the squash and the mixed sugar, condence milk and cornstarch. After that the researcher put it on a container and freezed it.
The result of the study is, the people who taste the squash ice cream fill-up an evaluation paper. Many of them agree that the taste, smell, color and appearance were satisfying. Few only agree that it needs improvement. The researcher therefore conclude that squash ice cream is cheaper than the other ice cream. It is also nutritious because it is made up of squash. And we all that squash has lots of nutrients. About the taste of the ice cream, it is delicious because of the dairy products added.
I, the researcher would like to thank the people who helped and contributed to make this study successful. To my beloved Research teacher Ms. Loida Calma who helped and encouraged us to improve our work. To my parents and relatives who gave moral and financail support in making this project possible.
To my friends who gave some ideas and tips about this project. To my group mates who extended their time just to finish this project. And specially I would like to thank God who gives knowledge, wisdom and his blessings to us.
Background of the study Squash is a kind of vegetable that is commonly raised throughout the year in abundance. One squash plant could bear fruits of more or less 200 before it dies.
According to phytonutrient research, squash has health benefits. It has nutrients that make our body healthy, it is a brilliant source of vitamin C and a very good source of magnesium, vitamin A fiber, folate, copper, riboflavin and phosphorus. It is also abundant in potassium, that is a key electrolyte in the balance of fluids and also provides muscle energy. In addition, it is high in manganese, a mineral which helps the body process fats, carbohydrates, and glucose.
Malunggay leaves was once considered a “poor man’s vegetables” but now it is known as a “miracle tree”. It has many health benefits for human, malunggay leaves helps strengthens the immune system, help restores skin condition, controls blood pressure, relieves headaches and migraines, help normalize blood sugar level therefore preventing diabetes an many more.
Ice cream is a frozen dessert made from dairy products, such as milk and cream, combined with flavorings and sweeteners, such as sugar. And we all know that lots of people like ice cream. So I the researchercome up with an idea to make a nutritious and delicious ice cream out of squash with peelings. I want to make this ice cream because this ice cream is nutritious and we can also sell this so that we can earn money.
Statement of the Problem
•Can squash with peelings be made into an ice cream?
•Will the squash with malunggay bits taste good?
Squash with peelings and malunggay bits can be made into an ice cream that tastes good with the help of sweeteners like sugar and condensed milk.
Significance of the Study
This study is significant because it aims to promote the use of squash and malunggay.
It may also lessen the expenses of ice cream for people who cant afford expensive ice creams. This study can also be use for business. We can sell the ice cream so that we can earn money for more beneficial means. Ice cream out of squash and malunggay is rich in nutrients and vitamins that helps for our body to be healthy and prevent sickness or serious diseases.
Definition of Terms
•squash- edible fruit of various trailing annuals of the gourd family. •peelings- skin or outer layer of the squash.
•ice cream – a frozen dessert made from dairy products.
•container- anything that serves to contain.
•measuring materials- materials that measure liquids or anything. •dairy products- a commercial establishment that process or manufactures milk products. •strainer- anything that serves to contain.
•Malunggay leaves- leaves of the miracle vegetable (malunggay).