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cupid's martini (frozen custard)

Recipe by
Janet Scott
Wittmann, AZ

I really can't begin to tell you just how good this is...It's tastes like love feels! The perfect Valentines day dessert! Get creative with the flavors!

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Ice-Cream Maker

Ingredients For cupid's martini (frozen custard)

  • 5 lg
    whole eggs (not just the yolks)
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 stick
    vanilla bean
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 2 c
    milk (whole or 2%)
  • 6 pkg
    andy's mints chopped
  • 1/2 c
    hot fudge topping
  • 1 jar
    maraschino cherries (you will only use a few)
  • 1 sm
    container of whipped cream (or you can make your own)
  • 1/2 c
    melted red candy melts
  • 1/4 c
    red candy crystals

How To Make cupid's martini (frozen custard)

  • 1
    Have your ice cream makers container frozen until ready to use. Slice length wise your vanilla bean and remove the seeds. in a medium saucepan, add your milk and cream, Put on low heat. In a med to large bowl, add your eggs and whisk. Don't whisk them hard,
  • 2
    Add your sugar, vanilla bean seeds, vanilla extract and mix until dissolved.
  • 3
    Carefully add your hot milk/cream mixture whisking the entire time. After all is incorporated, place back into your sauce pan.
  • 4
    Cook whisking constantly over medium heat for about 5-8 minutes. It should slightly thickened and coat the back of your spoon. Be careful not to over cook, you don't want it to set while chilling in the frig
  • 5
    Put mixture into a bowl and place in the frig until cooled. Get your ice cream maker ready, pour the mixture in and turn on for about 20-30 minutes.
  • 6
    Gently fold in your hot fudge sauce (Not hot, but room temp) and chopped Andy's mints (Chop to your desired size).Place in the freezer for about 3-4 hours.
  • 7
    Dip the rim of your martini glass in melted chocolate then press on sugar crystals. To melt the chocolate place over a bain marie (double boiler) two scoops per glass, garnish by striping with heated hot fudge, whipped cream cherry and a Andy's mint. With the extra melted chocolate you can make hearts, X's and O's ...what every you wish :)
  • 8
    What a perfect delight for a lovers after dinner dessert!