Basil Gelato

Basil Gelato Recipe

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Patrick Johnson

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@pwjohnso

I must admit curiosity got the best of me and I had to give this recipe a try. The result was refreshingly delicious.

Rating:
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Serves:
1.25 quart
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

2 c
basil leaves
2 c
milk
1 c
heavy cream
3/4 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
lemon zest
1/4 tsp
salt
6
egg yolks

How to Make Basil Gelato

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine basil, milk, cream, sugar, zest, salt and yolks in a blender and puree until smooth.
  • 2Pour into 2 quart saucepan and heat gently until sugar dissolves.
  • 3Remove from heat and pour through a fine strainer, chill in the refrigerator.
  • 4Pour into an ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturers directions.
  • 5Serve garnished with fresh basil leaves.

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About Basil Gelato

Course/Dish: Ice Cream & Ices
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Basil, #frozen, #Dessert