Delicious Pistachio Ice-Cream

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Delicious Pistachio Ice-Cream

Ingredients

  • whole milk - 2 1/2
  • egg yolks - 5
  • confectioners sugar - 1 1/2 cup
  • shelled pistachios - 2 cups, unsalted
  • almond or pistachio extract - 1/2 teaspoon
  • vanilla extract - 1/4 teaspoon
  • condensed milk - 1/2 can
  • green food color - 6 drops, optional

Instructions:

  1. Soaked the pistachios in boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain and rub off the skin with a paper towel.
  2. Finely grind the pistachios to a paste, add almond (or pistachio) and vanilla extracts.
  3. Heat the milk until it is beginning to bubble and cool slightly.
  4. In a mixing bowl beat the egg yolks and the sugar until pale and creamy. Beat the milk gently into the eggs.
  5. Pour the mixture into a saucepan and cook over low heat. Cook, stirring with a wooden spoon until the custard coats the back of the spoon. Remove from the heat and let cool.
  6. Mix together the custard, condensed milk, and pistachio pure. Add a few drops of green food color if you want the color to be more intense. Chill the for 2 hours or overnight.
  7. Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker and process according to the manufacturer's directions.
  8. After the ice cream is ready, transfer it to an airtight container and freeze until ready to serve.

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2 Comments

  • comment-avatar
    Heather June 20, 2014 (5:53 am)

    So pretty! I love that pale green color and I bet it tastes amazing!

    • comment-avatar
      voloshyna June 20, 2014 (2:56 pm)

      I’m just crazy about this gelato =)