Cuisinart Gelato and Ice Cream Maker 1.5L ICE100BCU 1 "Big disappointment" Mrs Senior 20 July 2018 I am extremely disappointed with this machine. Followed recipe for Berry Ripple in the book - says to add fruit puree 'just before ice cream is ready' to create marbled effect - impossible because it was frozen solid with 20 mins left on timer. Contacted Cuisinart; they say 'The recipes in the booklet are guidelines;' (What??) You have to stand over it till it gets to the right consistency, which was precisely the disadvantage I had with my old one, which uses a frozen bowl. I thought this was supposed to be automatic. At five times the price, I see no advantage over the old one. A note from the team Thank you for your review. We're sorry to hear of your experience and disappointment and trust our offer of help will be of benefit.