← Back to Search Results
American
Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

Butterscotch chips imbue this classic Mexican flavor with rich caramel. The candy nuggets add a cool, crisp bite and, if you are a nut aficionado, roasted cashews are a delicious addition. Add 1 cup coarsely chopped roasted nuts during the last 15 seconds of churning.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups half and half or milk
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 cups, 12 ounces, butterscotch chips, divided
  • 1 cup heavy or whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Prepare a large bowl or pan of ice water.

In the top of a double boiler, heat the half-and-half over simmering water until steaming.

In a bowl, whisk the egg yolks until blended, then whisk in the sugar. Whisk in about half of the hot half-and-half and pour the yolk mixture into the pan of half-and-half.

Stir with a silicone spatula or spoon and cook over simmering water for about 8 minutes.

Stir in 1 cup of the chips and continue stirring until blended in and the custard coats the back of the spatula, about 2 minutes more.

Immediately place the custard pan in the ice bath and stir the custard occasionally until it cools to room temperature. Transfer to a container and stir in the cream and vanilla.

Cover and refrigerate until thoroughly chilled, about 3 hours.

Freeze in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

When the ice cream is almost frozen, add the remaining 1 cup chips and churn until blended in, about 15 seconds more.

Transfer to a container, cover, and freeze until firm, about 2 hours.


© 2005 Lou Seibert Pappas
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 8 servings.

661kcal (33%)
121mg (12%)
1mg (1%)
213mcg RAE (7%)
418mg
105mg
7g
58g
5g
70g
168mg (56%)
50mg (2%)
27g (135%)
45g (70%)
3mg (16%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

west-coast-cooking West Coast Cooking
by Greg Atkinson
secrets-of-slow-cooking-creating-extraordinary-food-with-your-slow-cooker Secrets of Slow Cooking: Cr...
by Liana Krissoff
hot-sour-salty-sweet Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet
by Jeffrey Alford, Naomi Duguid
david-rosengarten-entertains-fabulous-parties-for-food-lovers David Rosengarten Entertain...
by David Rosengarten
raos-cookbook Rao's Cookbook
by Frank Pellegrino
arthur-schwartzs-new-york-city-food Arthur Schwartz's New York ...
by Arthur Schwartz
how-to-be-a-domestic-goddess How to be a Domestic Goddess
by Nigella Lawson
cook-with-jamie Cook with Jamie
by Jamie Oliver
sunday-suppers-at-lucques Sunday Suppers at Lucques
by Suzanne Goin
ham-an-obsession-with-the-hindquarter Ham: An Obsession with the ...
by Bruce Weinstein, Mark Scarbrough
the-country-cooking-of-ireland The Country Cooking of Ireland
by Colman Andrews
unforgettable-desserts Unforgettable Desserts
by Dede Wilson
125-best-cupcake-recipes 125 Best Cupcake Recipes
by Julie Hasson
rice Rice
by Bonnie Tandy Leblang, Joanne Lamb Hayes
lucid-food Lucid Food
by Louisa Shafia
mom-a-licious Mom-a-Licious
by Domenica Catelli
rosas-new-mexican-table-friendly-recipes-for-festive-meals Rosa's New Mexican Table: F...
by Roberto Santibanez
flavor Flavor
by Rocco DiSpirito
Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay

Sign in to Cookstr

Keep me logged in
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?