Pistachio Ice Cream

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 2 Ratings
Serves: 6 servings
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1 c unsalted shelled pistachios
3/4 c granulated sugar, divided
2 c milk
4 large egg yolks
1/2 tsp almond extract
1 c whipping cream
3/4 c unsalted pistachios, toasted and chopped

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Pat Duran Recipe
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Las Vegas, NV (pop. 583,756)
Member Since Aug 2011
Pat's notes for this recipe:
This sweet and crunchy ice cream will tickle your palate and make you say Mmmmm. Why not give it a try for a great summer treat!

Recipe adapted from Saveur Magazine.
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Finely grind pistachios and 1/4 cup of the sugar in a food processor.
Bring milk and pistachio mixture to a boil in a heavy bottomed large saucepan;add almond extract.
Combine egg yolk s and remaining sugar and whisk to blend . slowly add to the pistachio mixture.
Cook over low heat until custard thickens and leaves a path on back of the spoon when finger is drawn across, stirring constantly, about 10 minutes. (DO NOT BOIL) ; strain into large bowl. Chill about 3 hours.
Stir whipping cream and chopped nuts into custard. Process mixture in ice cram maker according to manufacturer's instructions.
Note: if you like a little salty with your sweet- add a few salted pistachios.

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user gaynel mohler gaynel - Jun 26, 2012
Pat YOU ARE THE GREATEST !! Thank you so much for this recipe. My very favorite dipping ice cream and you answered my request. Bunches of hugs coming your way
user Laura Spencer-Whitacre fuddbubbles - Jun 26, 2012
OH WOW. pat you did it again. loves and hugs Laura xoxo
user Stormy Stewart karlyn255 - Jun 26, 2012
a true winner. saved

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