Cinnamon and almond ice cream

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Nothing tastes better than homemade ice cream. I love the combination of almonds and cinnamon, and that it’s not too sweet!

 

Difficulty: Medium

Time: 30 min. preparation time, 10 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 732 / Protein 15g / Carbohydr. 25g / Fat 65g

Ingredients (4 servings)

100 gslivered almonds
2vanilla beans
250 mlalmond milk
580 gheavy cream
2 tspcinnamon
10egg yolks
20 gstevia

Utensils

large saucepan, baking sheet, oven, medium saucepan, plastic wrap, loaf pan, whisk, stand mixer or hand mixer with whisk attachment, ice cream bowl attachment, cutting board, knife, large measuring cup, 2 mixing bowls

Wine Tip

Espresso
The perfect ending to this ice cream is a bold, flavorful shot of Espresso.

Step 1

Cinnamon and almond ice cream

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Spread almonds over baking sheet and toast in oven until fragrant, approx. 5 – 10 minutes.

baking sheet, oven

100 g slivered almonds

Step 2

Cinnamon and almond ice cream

Scrape seeds from vanilla beans.

cutting board, knife

2 vanilla beans

Step 3

Cinnamon and almond ice cream

Add vanilla bean seeds to large saucepan along with the almond milk, heavy cream and cinnamon. Bring to a boil, then transfer to a large measuring cup. Set aside.

large saucepan, large measuring cup

250 ml almond milk / 580 g heavy cream / 2 tsp cinnamon

Step 4

Cinnamon and almond ice cream

Beat egg yolks along with the stevia in stand mixer until combined.

stand mixer or hand mixer with whisk attachment

10 egg yolks / 20 g stevia

Step 5

Cinnamon and almond ice cream

With the beater on low, slowly stream the boiled almond milk mixture into the egg yolk mixture. Beat until well-combined.

Step 6

Cinnamon and almond ice cream

Transfer mixture to a clean bowl and heat over a double boiler, whisking constantly, until thickened slightly. To test for doneness, dip a spoon into the mixture to coat the spoon, then drag your finger down the back; if a clear path remains where your finger was, it’s ready.

mixing bowl, medium saucepan, whisk

Step 7

Cinnamon and almond ice cream

Set bowl over an ice bath, whisking it until it cools down.

mixing bowl

Step 8

Cinnamon and almond ice cream

Transfer mixture to frozen ice cream bowl attachment and mix until ice cream thickens and freezes.

ice cream bowl attachment

Step 9

Cinnamon and almond ice cream

Add toasted almonds and mix until combined. Transfer to loaf pan, cover with plastic wrap, and transfer to the freezer until frozen through. Slice into portions and top with more slivered almonds, if you like. Enjoy!

plastic wrap, loaf pan