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Recipe by
Wayne Boggs
St. Louis, MO

Found this recipe in one of my recipe notebooks. I forgot how much I like Gelato.

yield 4 -6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Ice-Cream Maker

Ingredients For gelato

  • 2 c
    whole milk or half and half
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 4
    egg yolks
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar

How To Make gelato

  • 1
    In a saucepan, mix milk and cream. Warm until foam forms around edges. Remove from heat.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, beat egg yolks and sugar until fluffy, gradually pour the warm milk into the eggs and sugar, whisking constantly.
  • 3
    Return to saucepan, cook over medium heat until mixture gels and coats the back of a spoon. If small egg lumps form remove from heat immediately.
  • 4
    Pour mixture through strainer, chill thoroughly, preferably overnite.
  • 5
    Pour chilled mixture in ice cream freezer, and freeze 25-30 minutes. If not set enough, transfer to a sealed carton and freeze till firm.