pistachio ice cream

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

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.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 6 servings
prep time 10 Min
cook time 3 Hr

Ingredients For pistachio ice cream

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

How To Make pistachio ice cream

  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    Stir whipping cream and chopped nuts into custard. Process mixture in ice cram maker according to manufacturer's instructions.
  • 4
    Note: if you like a little salty with your sweet- add a few salted pistachios.

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