Total Time
4hrs 20mins
Prep 4 hrs 15 mins
Cook 5 mins

This is a wonderful, summery, intensely flavored fruit ice cream, perfect for serving after a Mediterranean meal. Prep time includes steeping and chilling time. From 'The Perfect Scoop' by David Lebovitz.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Quarter the apricots, then warm them with the wine in a small saucepan.
  2. Simmer five minutes, then cover, remove from the heat and let stand for one hour.
  3. Coarsely chop the pistachios.
  4. Puree the apricots, wine, sugar, half and half, and lemon juice in a blender.
  5. Chill thoroughly in the refrigerator -- this will take at least 3 hours -- then freeze in your ice cream maker according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  6. Add the psitachio nuts in the last five minutes of churning.