Creme De Menthe Gelato

Recipe by Shannon Cooks
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READY IN: 6hrs 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set aside a large bowl of ice water.
  • In a saucepan, bring milk and half of sugar to a simmer, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Add crème de menthe.
  • In another bowl, mix or whisk yolks and remaining sugar until thick and pale. To this add hot milk slowly, whisking, and pour mixture back into saucepan when finished.
  • Cook over moderately low heat, stirring constantly, for approx 20 minutes. (170F) Do not allow mixture to boil!
  • Pour custard through a fine sieve into a freezer container, stir in cream and set in the bowl of ice water to cool.
  • Chill in refrigerator until cold (1 to 4 hours).
  • Press plastic wrap to the surface of the mixture and cover container with a lid. Put in the freezer until frozen, (1.5 to 3 hours).
  • Remove from freezer and whisk with a hand blender to break up any ice crystals.
  • Return to freezer.
  • Repeat process one to three more times until it reaches desired smoothness.
  • Garnish with mint leaves or shaved chocolate.
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