How to Make Pistachio Ice Cream

by Kim Kramer


  • 1 ¾ Cups Pistachios
  • 2 Cups Whole milk
  • 1 Cup Heavy cream
  • ¾ Cups Sugar
  • 4 Egg yolks
  • ½ Teaspoons Almond extract
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Here are all of the ingredients

    Step 2

    Blend one cup of pistachios with a quarter cup of sugar until finely ground

    Step 3

    Step 4

    Add the pistachio and sugar mixture to the whole milk in a pot over medium heat, stirring frequently, until boiling

    Step 5

    While the milk is heating up, whisk the eggs with the remaining sugar

    Step 6

    Step 7

    Once the milk boils, add the almond extract and remove the pot from the heat

    Step 8

    Slowly pour the milk into the eggs while whisking vigorously

    Step 9

    Return the mixture to the pot

    Step 10

    Heat over low heat, stirring constantly, for about ten minutes until the mixture thickens, make sure not to boil the mixture

    Step 11

    Once you can draw your finger along the back of a wooden spoon and a trail is left behind then the mixture is thick enough

    Step 12

    Strain the mixture into a glass bowl and stick it in the fridge for about 2 hours, or until thoroughly chilled

    Step 13

    After two hours, chop the remaining nuts

    Step 14

    Add the cream to the chilled custard

    Step 15

    Add the chopped nuts

    Step 16

    Step 17

    Pour the ice cream mix into you ice cream maker and follow the instructions that come with your ice cream maker

    Step 18