Pistachio ice creams are now enjoyed to a great height even today due to the warm summer and the pistachio taste. People love pistachio, and as a result of this fact, pistachio ice cream has gained popularity.

You can buy pistachio ice creams from an ice cream shop, and you can also prepare them at home following easy steps. Follow the steps and show your creativity in making the pistachio ice cream at home.

Pistachio Ice Cream

For the preparation of pistachio ice cream, you need the following ingredients and method to be followed.

Things You Need

  • Unsalted shelled pistachio 1 cup
  • Sugar ¾ of a cup
  • Milk 2 cups
  • Almond extract ½ cups
  • Egg yolks 4
  • Whipping cream 1 cup
  • Unsalted pistachio ¾ cup. It can be toasted and coarsely chopped

Method of Preparation

  • First, grind one cup of pistachio as well as ¼ cups of sugar in a processor.
  • Get the mixture of the milk and pistachios to boil in a saucepan.
  • Mix the mixture of the almond to it.
  • Whisk the egg yolk as well as the remaining ½ cup sugar in a bowl.
  • Whisk again in the hot milk mixture and then return the custard to the pan again.
  • Cook on low heat till the custard is thick. Stir for 10 minutes.
  • Leave it to cool for 2 hours after stirring.
  • Now you can stir 1 cup of whipping cream as well as chopped pistachios into the prepared custard.
  • The mixture should be processed in the ice cream maker according to the instructions and then transferred to the container to freeze.

Pistachio Ice Cream Recipe 2

This ice cream recipe relies on two ingredients that are unexpected such as corn starch as well as cream cheese.

Things You Need

  • 2 cups of whole milk
  • 1 tbsp. plus 1 tsp of cornstarch
  • 1 ½ ounce cream cheese in a soft condition
  • One ¼ cups of heavy cream
  • 2/3 cup of sugar
  • 1 ½ tbsp. of light corn syrup
  • ½ cup toasted pistachio in a finely ground condition
  • ¼ tsp of pure extract of almond
  • ¼ tsp of kosher salt

Method of Preparation

  • First, fill the bowl with ice water and in a smaller bowl, mix two tablespoons of milk with the cornstarch.
  • Take another bowl and whisk the cream cheese till you get a smooth mixture.
  • Combine the remaining milk along with heavy cream, sugar as well as corn syrup. Get the milk mixture to boil, and then cook on moderate heat till the sugar dissolves totally.
  • Take it off the heat and whisk the cornstarch mixture and return to boil, and cook again till the mixture is thickened.
  • Whisk the hot mixture of the milk into a bowl along with the cream cheese until you get a smooth mixture, and whisk the pistachios, almond, and salt.
  • Strain the ice cream base into an ice cream maker and push pistachios with the back of the spoon to extract the flavour of the pistachios.
  • Freeze it according to the instructions of the manufacturers.
  • Pack the ice cream in plastic containers.
  • Cover the surface of the ice cream with a sheet of plastic and then close the lid of the container.
  • Finally, freeze the pistachio until it is firm for four hours, then enjoy the ice cream.