Pat Duran Recipe

Pistachio Ice Cream

By Pat Duran kitchenchatter

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
6 servings
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Pat's Story

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.


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

Directions Step-By-Step

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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Ice Cream & Ices
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy