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Pistachio ice cream

Pistachio ice cream

Rediscover the real, delicate taste of pistachio in this ice cream with its very definite flavour.

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Last modified on: October 1st 2014

For 800 ml, you will need:

How long does it take?

Fulfillment
PreparationCookingStart to finish
41 min.10 min.51 min.
Preservation:
Several days in the freezer.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
5 min.
Pistachio ice cream : Photo of step #1 Bring 500 ml whole milk to the boil, then take off the heat.
Stage 2
2 min.
Pistachio ice cream : Photo of step #2 In a bowl, mix 6 egg yolks and 150 g caster sugar with a

soft spatula.
Stage 3
1 min.
Pistachio ice cream : Photo of step #3 Pour the milk into the egg-yolk and sugar mixture while stirring. Mix well.
Stage 4
10 min.
Pistachio ice cream : Photo of step #4 Pour the mixture back into the saucepan on very low heat and leave to thicken, stirring constantly.

This should reach its ideal texture at 181°F (83°C) (use an electronic thermometer if you can) or simply follow the method for real custard sauce (crème anglaise), if you prefer.
Stage 5
3 min.
Pistachio ice cream : Photo of step #5 As soon as the mixture is ready, take off the heat, add 100 g Pistachio powder or paste, mix well, add 200 ml liquid cream and mix again.

Cool by standing the saucepan in cold water and stir frequently.

Leave to wait in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Stage 6
30 min.
Pistachio ice cream : Photo of step #6 Churn the mixture in an ice-cream maker 30 minutes before you wish to serve.

Remarks

If you look at the ingredients of commercially available pistachio ice cream, you will often find almond or bitter almond extract listed - a travesty of the real thing.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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Whole milkWhole milk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Smoky potato and potimarron gratin, Sandwich bread, Fresh mint ice-cream, Cheese Soufflé, Gratin Dauphinois, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Summer Salmon Blanquette, Spring veal sauté , Smoky potato and potimarron gratin, Polenta with spinach and soft-poached egg, Ham pasta bake, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Apple Batter Puddings, Home-made terrine of foie gras, Pitta bread, Butter cream, Oatmeal cake, ... All
Pistachio powder or pastePistachio powder or paste: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Sicilian Epiphany Pie, Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart, Pistachio madeleines, Pistachio "Financiers", Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan, ... All

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