Pear and Amaretto ice cream Recipe

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The flavors of fresh pear, Amaretto and cinnamon come together beautifully in this perfect treat for a hot day.

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Servings: 10


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  • 3 cups pears, sliced, cored and skinned
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • 1 cup pear juice (or 1 cup water + ½ tsp pear essence)
  • 6 yolks
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 3 tbs Amaretto liqeur
  • Cinnamon for sprinkling


Mix the pears, lemon juice and pear juice together in a large saucepan. Heat the ingredients slowly over medium heat until they boil. Stir as needed.
Remove the pear mixture from the stove and pour it into a blender. Blend the pears until smooth. Put the pears in the refrigerator for 30 minutes or until cold. Set aside.
Combine the honey, egg yolks and sugar in a large bowl. Whisk the ingredients until blended.
Warm up 1 cup of heavy cream in a small saucepan until it simmers. Remove the cream from the heat and gradually stir it into the egg yolk and honey mixture.
Put the batter in a large saucepan and carefully stir the mixture over low heat for about 6 minutes or until it thickens. Do not let the ingredients boil. Pour the ingredients into a bowl through a strainer. Stir in the second cup of heavy cream. Chill the batter in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Add the amaretto, and pear mixture to the cold batter. Stir until the ingredients are well-blended.
Pour the mixture into an ice cream machine and churn until frozen (according to the manufacturer's instructions). Transfer to plastic container and place in the freezer for 4 or 5 hours before serving.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 126g
Recipe makes 10 servings
Calories 251  
Calories from Fat 97 39%
Total Fat 11.04g 14%
Saturated Fat 6.28g 25%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 129mg 43%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Potassium 106mg 3%
Total Carbs 38.94g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1.7g 6%
Sugars 34.67g 23%
Protein 2.01g 3%
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