+

Toasted Pecan Gelato

Ingredients (7)

  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 4 large egg yolks, at room temperature
  • pinch kosher salt
  • 1 cup toasted pecans, finely ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Try Amazon Fresh
Nutritional Information
  • Calories240
  • Fat19.32g
  • Saturated fat7.65g
  • Trans fat0g
  • Carbs14.13g
  • Fiber0.95g
  • Sugar12.96g
  • Protein4.02g
  • Cholesterol111.27mg
  • Sodium47.78mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (10 servings) Powered by

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.

Toasted Pecan Gelato

This gelato is my true favorite and the only item in the book I wasn’t able to resist eating and eating and eating. I would have a scoop, and put the rest back in the freezer only to return again for another scoop. And on and on until it was all gone.

Get more ice cream recipes.

Get The Cookbook

Instructions

  1. 1Place the milk, cream and 1/3 cup of the brown sugar in a small pan and cook over low heat, whisking from time to time, until it is warm, about 175°F.
  2. 2Place the egg yolks, 1/3 cup of the brown sugar and salt in a small metal bowl and whisk until completely mixed. Add 1/4 cup of the warm milk mixture to the eggs, whisking all the while. Continue adding milk to the eggs, 1/4 cup at a time, until you have added about 1 1/2 cups. Slowly, whisking all the while, return the now milk and egg mixture to the remaining milk mixture in the pan and continue cooking until it just begins to thicken or reaches about 185°F. Do not allow the mixture to boil. Pour through a medium fine strainer into a metal bowl. Discard the solids. Add the pecans and stir well. Set the mixture aside until it reaches room temperature. Add the vanilla extract and stir well.
  3. 3Cover and refrigerate until it reaches 40ºF, about 3 hours. Transfer to an ice cream maker and proceed according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

Photograph by b.asia/Shutterstock.

Load Comments

Recommended from Chowhound

Husk On vs Husk Off: The Best Way to Grill Corn This Summer
How To

Husk On vs Husk Off: The Best Way to Grill Corn This Summer

by Jen Wheeler | Knowing how to grill corn on the cob is a necessary summer skill, so with Labor Day fast approaching...

9 Crazy-Good Corn Salads for Summer
Recipe Round-Ups

9 Crazy-Good Corn Salads for Summer

by Miki Kawasaki | When you've got super fresh, sweet summer corn, use it as the centerpiece of a salad, raw and straight...

Get 'Cherried' Away: 9 Creative Ways to Use Your Cherry Haul
Recipe Round-Ups

Get 'Cherried' Away: 9 Creative Ways to Use Your Cherry Haul

by David Watsky | Wondering what to do with your extra cherries? These sweet and savory cherry recipes should help...