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pistachio ice cream

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
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 ratings)
yield 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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